Community Involvement Day: Thank You, Nevada County

Wow – what a giving community! At Monday’s Community Involvement Day at the Fairgrounds, 107 blood donors were registered and 84 pints of blood (enough to help 272 people) for BloodSource; more than 700 books were collected for Story Club; 1,800 pounds of food were donated to the Food Bank; bins full of toiletries were collected for Nevada County 211 (and donated to SPIRIT Peer Empowerment Center); clothing, toiletries, kitchen and bathroom products, gift cards and school supplies were collected for Community Beyond Violence; $700 of crafts were donated to NEO; 246 prescription eye glasses and 16 hearing aids were donated to Foothill Lions; 111 dresses were collected for Cinderella Project; and enough clothes were donated to The Karing Closet for 200 kids to have a first day of school outfit.  Additionally, 27 individuals, including 11 children, received no-cost vision services!  Thank you, thank you, Nevada County!
 
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