Founded in 2013, The Generator is a cornerstone of Reno arts culture housing an inclusive creative community in their member-based maker space. Over the last eight years, The Generator has produced notable large-scale works such as The Space Whale, Bebot, Embrace, Quality of Life, Baba Yaga’s House, the Ichthyosaur, and hundreds of other sculptures. The…

Dreamsickle Kids Foundation was founded by Georgene’ “Gina” Glass. Mother two children with the youngest ,Gia diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) at birth. In 2016, Gina and her family relocated to Nevada to find no specific resources for people of any age affected by SCD or their siblings and caregivers. After a few scary…

Kristin and Elisabeth were matched in 2017. A shy 9-year-old at the time, Elisabeth took some time to open up to her new Big Sister, but the two introverts slowly bonded over craft projects, movie dates and window shopping. Now by the time their visits are over, Elisabeth is laughing, asking questions, and throwing out…

Volunteering… it’s a diverse experience as varied as the people who do it. Each person travels their own unique ‘volunteer road.’ Some are on highways of accomplishment, straight, sure—they know where they are headed. Some are on expeditions of discovery, hiking unmarked trails, exploring new ways to serve. Some ramble down country lanes of giving, savoring the joyfulness of their trek. There are so many ways to make this journey, but whether you march, slog, saunter, or race down your own particular road, it’s a journey that is worthwhile to make.