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Holiday Help

Help Bring Holiday Magic to our Neediest Families.

Every child should be able to enjoy the magic of the holidays. That’s why the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows has Holiday Help. This program provides gifts and much-needed items during the holidays to local Club families in need. Each year we match dozens of families in Reno, Sparks, Fernley with generous adopters who provide toys, clothing, and household supplies.


Who We Help

Most families that receive help through this program are Club families on a minimal income. We also help families experiencing homelessness/housing insecurity. The children range in age from 5-18. To know each family’s individual needs, they go through a pre-screening process before their application is approved for the Holiday Help program. This process helps the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows allocate resources accordingly and ensure these families get everything they need for the holidays.

How To Help

To adopt a Reno-Sparks family for the 2023 Holiday Help program, please get in touch with Dina Ciarlo via email at

How To Apply for Holiday Help

Club families applying for the program should contact Naomi Valenzuela-Mora, Family Plus Director, at (775) 360-2401 or

Recipients of Holiday Help must have one or more children currently enrolled in the club.

Make a Gift

Want to help kids in our community have much brighter futures? Consider making a one-time or recurring gift to the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. You’ll be helping fund programs that directly benefit local youth in the Reno, Sparks, Fernley, Ely, Panaca, Tonopah, and Winnemucca areas.

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