Community Involvement Day

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Date(s) - 07/31/2017
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gate 1 Parking Lot

July 31, 2017 from 1pm – 6pm

Presented by: Nevada County Fairgrounds


Phone: (530) 273-6217

Email: moc.r1496142675iafyt1496142675nuoca1496142675daven1496142675@ofni1496142675

Address: 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA  95949

 The Nevada County Fairgrounds, the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, Nevada County 2-1-1, Sierra Harvest, NEO, and BloodSource are teaming up on August 1 for Community Involvement Day – a day to donate items to non-profit organizations, while also receiving free tickets to the Fair. These organizations will be set-up at the Fairgrounds Gate 1 main parking lot on Monday, July 31, from 1 – 6 pm, to receive donations of any of the items listed below.

Those who donate items to the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, Sierra Harvest, NEO, and Nevada County 2-1-1 will receive a coupon to redeem for one free admission ticket with the purchase of one Fair admission ticket. That’s two for the price of one!

Those who make a blood donation at the BloodSource blood mobile will receive a free admission ticket to any day of the Fair.

Food Bank of Nevada County: Donate four cans of food. For more information about the Food Bank of Nevada County, visit

Foothill Lions: Donate an old hearing aid or old prescription eye glasses.

Story Club: Donate two new or slightly used children’s books, including chapter books for teens.

Nevada County 2-1-1: Donate new backpacks, new lunch boxes, and new school supplies. Visit for information.

Sierra Harvest: Donate new or gently used garden tools, including shovels, rakes, stackable boxes, and small tarps. Visit for information.

NEO: Donate paper, paint supplies, sharpies, general craft supplies, ping pong and foosball supplies, yoga mats, and music equipment. Visit for information.

BloodSource: For a free admission ticket to the Fair, make a blood donation at the BloodSource bloodmobile located in the main parking lot (Gate 1) at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. For information and eligibility about blood donation, visit or call 1-866-822-5663.

Feel free to donate to any one organization or all of them! To receive your coupons or free tickets, all donations must be brought to the Gate 1 parking lot at the Fairgrounds on Monday, July 31 between the hours of 1- 6 pm.

Coupons (buy one, get one free) received for the donations must be redeemed during pre-sale dates, which take place until August 8th at 5pm. Presale discounted tickets will be available for purchase on Community Involvement Day at Guest Services, Gate 1.