back to school and diaper drive

Back to School and Diaper Drive

Nevada Moms is hosting our first annual Back to School and Diaper Drive benefiting the Women & Children’s Center of the Sierra (WACCS).

Back to School and Diaper Drive

Our Back To School and Diaper Drive will run from July 1st – July 23rd.  We have partnered with 4 local businesses that are serving as donation sites.

Monetary Donations

We know not everyone has time to shop, so we will shop for you! You can donate here: bit.ly/BTSDrive2021

Our goal at Nevada Moms is to raise $1,500 in monetary donations which will be matched by 4 sponsors.

Drop Off Locations

Drop off diapers and school supplies to the 4 donation sites listed below.

Prude & Boujee

10 Mary St, Reno, NV

CENTERED Medical Aesthetics (located at My Women’s Center)

1441 Pullman Dr, Sparks, NV

Wonder and Unwind

890 E Patriot Blvd Ste A, Reno, NV

Audrey Quint Insurance Agency

9570 S Mccarran Blvd Ste 109B, Reno, NV 89523

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Donations Needed

All sizes of diapers are welcome but WACCS is in urgent need of sizes 4, 5, 6.

Here is a list of donations needed for school supplies.

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Donation Drive Goals

We know that with the community’s support we can reach our donation goals and provide these families with the items needed!

School Supplies

Did you know that it costs about $25 for a new backpack and school supplies to fill it?

Our goal for the drive is to get 200 backpacks filled!

Diapers

WACCS has an immediate need for diapers in sizes 4, 5, and 6. They donate between 9,000 – 11,000 diapers every month to mothers in need. Our goal is to receive $500 worth in diapers.

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Sponsors

We are so thankful for the following businesses who have generously agreed to sponsor and match monetary donations!

Main Electric Supply ($500)

Sierra Nevada Construction ($500)

Audrey Quint Insurance Agency ($250)

Nevada Moms ($250)

About WACCS

WACCS provides services to support women as they work to move out of poverty and improve their lives. They provide these resources and classes at no charge to the women.

Some of the services they provide include:

  • Diaper Bank – Donating over 9,000 diapers monthly
  • Information and referral services
  • Computer Lab
  • Food pantry (including baby food and formula)
  • Cribs for Kids program
  • Classes and camps for children
  • Domestic violence services

They also provide these women and children with classes including children classes and STEAM camps, mommy and me life skills and support groups, interpersonal violence groups, English as a second language class.

Community Support

A huge thank you to everyone donating supplies, diapers, and monetary donations to this drive!  We are so happy to have such a supportive community. Please reach out with any questions may you have about the drive!

Co-Founder

Kacey Queen is a co-founder of Nevada Moms

Kacey received her bachelor's in Psychology while cheering for the University of Oregon. They moved to Reno in 2014 and have loved it ever since. She is a dedicated homeschooling mother to her three children.

She serves on the board for Northern Nevada Health Systems, and Northern Nevada Sports and Recreation, and she is passionate about her community.

Kacey loves exploring with her family and finding family-friendly events and activities! A few of her favorite things include family adventures, exploring the outdoors, working out, local coffee shops, and dessert!

Leanna Carson is an expecting mama via IVF and a serial entrepreneur.

Born and raised in Las Vegas, she loves sharing all things family-friendly as well as local spots most don’t even know about! She co-founded Nevada Moms in 2018 and it has become the #1 Family Guide to Nevada experiences, activities, happenings, and more.

Connect with her on social media or IRL @mrsleannacarson on Instagram.