Announcements

November is National Adoption Awareness Month
Wolf Pack Football and the Human Services Agency recognize foster and adoptive families.

Media Release
For Immediate Release
www.washoecounty.us

Contact: Chris Ciarlo
Cciarlo@washoecounty.us
775-337-4500

Reno, Nev. Nov. 2, 2020. Nevada Wolf Pack Athletics and the Washoe County Human Services Agency (HSA) are teaming up to celebrate hundreds of Washoe County’s foster and adoptive families at this Thursday’s Have a Heart Adoption Awareness Football Game at Mackay Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at 4 p.m.

Who: Nevada Wolf Pack Athletics and Washoe County Human Services Agency.

What: Have a Heart Adoption Awareness Football Game.

When: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at 4 p.m.

Where: Mackay Stadium

As part of Adoption Awareness Month, the Human Services Agency is holding a Children in Care Drive By Donation Drive on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., at Target in Sparks. Those wishing to donate to children don’t even have to get out of the car, but can drive up to the Regional Transportation Commission bus and hand clothing to staff. Brand new clothing items needed include: jackets, coats, gloves, socks, blankets, sweatpants, boots, beanies, hooded sweatshirts, and gift cards.

Numbers to Know

  • 156 children adopted In FY 2020.
  • 100+ children in need of a forever home. 
  • 790 children currently in care.

Help support local children in care throughout the month of November by purchasing Doughboy Donuts.

If interested in mentoring, fostering, adopting or volunteering, please visit our new website at http://www.haveaheartwashoe.com/.

Learn more about the Wolf Pack by visiting nevadawolfpack.com or calling 775-348-PACK.

 

 

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