• Grass Valley, Nevada


To volunteer:
  • Connecting Point Volunteer Hub - 530-274-5601
  • Interfaith Food Ministry - 530-273-8132
  • Food Bank of Nevada County - 530-272-3796
    • Family Friendly Volunteer opportunities,
      Gleaning for the Food Bank: Times and locations vary
      Higgins Distribution: 3rd Thursday of the month from 3:00-5:30
      Home Delivery Drivers: Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday and Wednesday of the Month, time is flexible
      Grass Valley Distribution: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 9:00 - 12:30pm
      Packing in the Warehouse: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 9:00-11:00am
      Bridge of Giving: Sunday, 11/5   
      Holiday Distributions: 11/16 and 12/24. 9:00-12:30pm
      Concessions for Scrooge at the Nevada Theatre: 11/24 - 12/24, evening shows & matinees
      Toy Run: Saturday, 12/9
      Toys for Tots: Saturday, 12/16
      Summer Lunch Program: Runs for 8 weeks over the summer, Mon - Fri from 9:00-12:00pm and 12:00pm for driving/dropoff 

To donate or pickup warm clothing:
  • United Way of Nevada County, Project Warmth 2023
    Every year United Way of Nevada County (UWNC) distributes Project Warmth boxes throughout the community for Nevada County residents to donate new or gently used winter clothing items such as coats, hats, gloves scarves. 
    • From November 1st through December 15th, Project Warmth boxes can be found at the locations listed below. Please donate whatever you are able to give.
      • Look for Project Warmth boxes at these locations:
        - B & C Ace Home and Garden Center
        - Century 21 (La Barr Meadows)
        - Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty
        - Eastern County Public Health - Truckee
        - Hills Flat Lumber
        - KNCO
        - Law Office of Beau Mayfield 
        - Nevada County Eric Rood Center
        - Nevada County Corp. Yard, Dog Bar Road
        - Nevada County Public Health Crown Circle
        - Nevada County Wastewater, Penn Valley
        - Penn Valley True Value Hardware
        - Sierra Nevada Children’s Services
        - South Yuba Club
        - SPD Markets (Grass Valley and Nevada City locations)
        - Telestream
        - Training Zone
        - Tri-Counties Bank (Grass Valley and Nevada City locations)
        - Westamerica Bank
        - WIC Brighton Greens Resource Center
    • These donations are brought back to our offices to be redistributed to other non-profit organizations who work with residents in need and directly to our neighbors in need.
    • There are 3 shopping sprees at the UNWC office for organizations and individuals to pick up the winter clothing they need. It is a 9-5, drop in whenever you are able. This year our shopping spree dates are:
                    Friday, November 17, 2023
                    Friday, December 8
                    Friday, December 22
    • Please let anyone you know who is in need of warm clothing for themselves or others to stop by on these dates.

To donate to food distributions:
  • Food Bank of Nevada County - 530-272-3796
    • LOP Food Drive.  Lake of the Pines pulls together for its annual Food Drive. We appreciate the support of this great community!
      Friday, Dec 1st, 7am-5pm
      Lake of the Pines pulls together for its annual Food Drive. We appreciate the support of this great community!
  • Interfaith Food Ministry - 530-273-8132

To donate to toy drives: