(November 30, 2022) The American Red Cross of Northern Nevada today announced it has received $25,000 from the NV Energy Foundation to support disaster response efforts, including wildfires, throughout the state.
Mary Powell, Executive Director of the American Red Cross Northern Nevada Division, said: “This donation is specifically allocated to our ongoing initiatives to help residents affected by wildfires and other emergencies.”
Staff and volunteers from the Red Cross Disaster Response Team are in California again this year after years of record-breaking wildfires that charred millions of acres of the Sierra Nevada and destroyed homes, businesses and other structures. was dispatched to a wildfire near the Nevada border with said Powell.
Tony Sanchez, NV Energy’s Executive Vice President of Business Development and External Relations and Director of the NV Energy Foundation, said: “We are proud to partner with Red Cross and nonprofit organizations statewide to make a positive impact on the lives of the people of Nevada.”
According to Sanchez, each year the NV Energy Foundation addresses key community needs in the areas of safety and health, environmental and community empowerment, education (STEM), arts and culture, while also addressing diverse and historically underrepresented needs. Prioritize the community that has been.
“The Red Cross will provide safe accommodation, nutritious food, comfort, care and support throughout the ongoing crisis,” said Powell.