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Reno mobile food pantry steps in amid rising prices, inflation

What started as a closet inside St. Paul's Episcopal Church 30 years ago has now evolved into a full-fledged nonprofit that complements larger entities such as the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

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Listening session: Residents say racism, redlining is root of problems in West Las Vegas

Sen. Dina Neal (D-North Las Vegas), whose district also covers neighborhoods nearby, spoke about discrimination against Black children and families through urban planning policies. She said it is common practice for policymakers to “take our poverty, our racial characteristics, plug it into a grant, get dollars and those dollars do not find their way back to [predominantly Black] ZIP codes.”

Addiction recovery center in downtown Las Vegas seeks to expand, increase beds for women

Heather Engle, CEO of the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, said the project had been three years in the making, adding that they have been focused on raising money privately since 2020 through a campaign called “Beyond the Bright Lights.” She said the organization plans to fully redevelop the building and that the 30,000-square-foot Shelter of Hope is the first phase.

A morning on the job with a North Las Vegas outreach team tackling homelessness

An outreach team of about six “care managers” got out of the van and dispersed around the park, handing out cards, water and flyers for an upcoming resource fair held every quarter that offers medical check-ups such as blood pressure testing, housing assessments, health insurance enrollment, information about free phones, and free food and water. The group is called the Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement (H.O.M.E.) Team.

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