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Last Tuesday night more than 160 people, including 50+ struggling youth,
gathered at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows to discuss helping
homeless and runaway youth and aging-out foster youth.

For a terrific summary of the event as well as photos, check out the report Margaret Stewart,
our Communications Director, put together on our website. Here is the
link:

http://nevadafund.org/youn-i-held-1st-community-wide-convening/
You can also follow this initiative by liking the Facebook page at

https://www.facebook.com/YouthNetworkInitiative?ref=stream

As we broaden our communication with the community, and particularly with
youth, I’m embracing social networking. I’ve started tweeting and will share
quick notes about our initiatives and other philanthropic items of importance.
I can be followed at @chrisaskin2.

Most importantly, the
2014 Homeless Youth Point In Time Count is coming up, and they could use some
volunteers.  

Taking place at the West Street Plaza in downtown Reno, it starts at 12:01 a.m.on January 30th and ends at 11:59 p.m., so it is a full 24-hour
count. Coordinated by Nevada Youth Empowerment Project and Build Our Center,
they need donations including toiletries, food, clothing, sleeping bags, and
other living supplies. Here are important links:

To volunteer:  http://yourvolunteers.com/public/spevent.aspx?eid=X46ZS87HE32RC59P

Amazon Wish List:  http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/25S57TC7H4QXQ

Follow online:  https://www.facebook.com/HomelessYouthCount

If you’d like to learn more or discuss any community needs or ideas, please
give us a call.  We make philanthropy simple, powerful, and
effective.

Chris Askin, President & CEO,

775.762.1932 or caskin@cfwnv.org
Connecting people who care
with causes that matter.

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