Kudos: Volunteers, sponsors make Food For Thought fundraiser successful

Volunteers, sponsors make Food For Thought fundraiser successful

Food For Thought would like to think all the people who came out and supported us at our Saddle Up For Kids Events. The June 28 dinner at the Governor’s Mansion and the June 29 carnival at Mills Park wouldn’t have been as successful if not for our volunteers!

Friday we had an amazing auction and dinner at the Governor’s Mansion and it wouldn’t have been possible without the help of Alaska Airlines, Alcatraz Cruises, Allbritten-Slates CPAs LLC, Alsco, Animal Ark, Aquarium of the Bay, Asian Nails, Atlantis Resort Spa, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Bed Bath & Beyond, Bella Salon, Bianca Miranda, Bounce Party, Bully’s Sports Bar & Grill, Café at Adele’s, California Academy of Sciences, Camille Howard, Capital Beverage Inc., Carson City BBQ, Carson City Car Wash, Carson City Florist, Carson Cupcakes, Carson Lanes Retail Center/Johnny Rockets, Cartoon Art Museum, Charlie Kilpatrick, Cline Cellars, Costco, Coyote Moon Golf Course, CW & Mr. Spoons, Dayton Valley Golf Club, DeBug Computer, Disneyland Resort, Dr. David Eisenhauer, Due Sorella, Eagle Fitness Carson City, Eldorado Hotel Casino, Fabquest, Fitness for $10, Get Nailed, Girl Scout Troop 11, Gold Dust West, Greenhouse Garden Center, Guadalupe Diez, Gymboree, Harrah’s Reno, Heavenly Lake Tahoe, High Sierra Brewery, Jeff and Sandi Conway, Jimmy G’s Cigar Bar, JM Furniture, John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Kaempfer Crowell Law Offices, Kaia Fit, Kathy Henderson, Kim Thomson/Rapunzels, Langtry Estate & Vineyards, Laura FitzSimmons, Les Schwab Tire Center North Carson, Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital, Margaret Lindhjem, Mario’s Auto Repair, Mile High Jazz Band, Mom & Pop’s Diner, Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa Lake Tahoe, Mountain High Lawns, Mutual of Omaha, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Peppermill Reno, Perfect Balance Pilates, Platinum Salon & Spa, Raging Waters, Sacramento, Red’s Old 395 Grill, Reno Aces Ballpark, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum, Rosewood Lakes Golf Course, Salon Chocolat, San Francisco Zoo, San Jose Coin Shop, San Rafael Coffee Co., Shelly Ferenz, Silver Oak Golf Course, Southwest Gas, Starbuck’s Coffee Company, Tahoe Kids Camp, Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, Texas Roadhouse, Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, The Critchfield’s, The Peju Family Winery, The Purple Avocado, The Sacramento Zoo, The Society of California Pioneers, The Walt Disney Family Museum, Tim and Erica Wahle, Twylah Ayarbe, Whitewater Connection, Wild Island Family Adventure Park, Wildcreek Golf Course and Z Bistro/the Galhaut family.

Saturday was our first carnival. The families that came had a wonderful time going up in a hot air balloon, playing carnival games, bouncing in bounce houses, climbing the rock wall and eating! This event was sponsored by Carson City Toyota Scion, Allison MacKenzie Pavlakis Wright & Fagan Attorneys & Counselors of Law, NV Energy, JM Furniture, Carson Tahoe Health, Greater Nevada Credit Union and RE/MAX Realty Affiliates. We want to thank Kiwanis for preparing the food, Grocery Outlet for the food, and all the volunteers that helped setup, run and tear down the carnival!

Thank you again to all the volunteers, sponsors, donors and all who came out to make these two events such a success! If you would like to know how you can help with our next event, please call Food For Thought at 775-885-7770.

Susan Flemming

Office manager, Food For Thought


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