All food products should be non-perishable. Donors, please note that we CANNOT accept food that is past its printed expiration date. Health codes prevent the acceptance of homemade, canned, or baked goods. A list of suggested food items can be found here and at the food barrel locations.
Cash and gift card donations are gratefully accepted. Food collection bins are out in the stores Nov. 30 through Dec 11 and are located near the exits of Save Mart and several other drop-off points in town. For detailed drop-off information click here. For more information, contact Lynn Richardson at (530) 412-0706.
Warm, clean gently used coats (no holes or broken zippers please) can be dropped off at Church of the Mountains on Church Street in downtown Truckee, Tahoe Forest Church on Hirschdale Road, Mountain Hardware and Starbucks through Dec 11.
Church of the Mountains
Tahoe Forest Church
Toy collection barrels can be found all over town. Donate new, unwrapped toys at area banks, churches, law offices, the fire station by Wild Cherries, at the Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, schools, real estate offices and homeowner association clubhouses. Look for the Toys for Tots Barrels. Gifts for teenagers are always in short supply. Gift cards, beanies, gloves, candles, backpacks, bluetooth speakers, and movie passes are great for teens.
This drive is headed by the Soroptomist Club of Truckee. Help is needed to sort and pack gifts on Dec 12 and 13. To volunteer to sort toys at TTUSD SELS gymnasium, contact Philippa Nigg or Lynette Powell at or 530-582-1738. For a detailed list of toy barrel drop-off locations, click here.
This program provides gifts, a box of food staples and grocery gift cards to low income and home-bound seniors. Our senior recipients are under the care of Sierra Senior Services. Call Sharon Romack at (530) 550-7600 or email her at email@example.com. The home-bound seniors are being taken care of by the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation's Queen of Hearts - to participate in the Queen's effort, you must be a Queen. For info, email Itziar Camio at: