Reno Rodeo Denim Drive Early Donations Accepted at Wolf Pack Football Game

RENO, Nev. (November 10, 2016) – The Nevada Wolf Pack and the Reno Rodeo Foundation are teaming up for the kids this year, accepting clothing and monetary donations during the tailgate when the Wolf Pack take on the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, Nov. 12. Fans who donate will receive a free all-white rally towel.

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 12, 5 – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Mackay Stadium, 1664 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89557

WHO: Reno Rodeo Foundation volunteers, Reno Rodeo Flag Girls, Alex Rayppy Miss Reno Rodeo, Brad Sidener Reno Rodeo Association President, Dr. Larry Frugoli Reno Rodeo Foundation President and Reno Rodeo Team 355 members will be walking through the tailgate area from 5 – 7:30 p.m. accepting donations.

WHY: The 2016 Reno Rodeo Denim Drive officially kicks off Monday, Nov. 14 and runs through Dec. 31, collecting money and clothing donations across 14 Northern Nevada counties for abused and neglected infants, children and teens who have been rescued from unsafe homes. More than 100 locations will host donation bins to collect new jeans, new socks and new underwear in addition to monetary donations being accepted online at, all Northern Nevada Papa Murphy’s, Scolari’s Food & Drug Markets, Famous Dave’s, Manpower in Fernley and Fallon, Pro 1 Automotive, Reno Tahoe Auto Group, Kinross Gold, and all Nevada State Banks branches in Northern Nevada.

Formed in 1986, the Reno Rodeo Foundation has been making a difference to children and families in Northern Nevada for more than 25 years. Started as a private foundation with the sole purpose of distributing the proceeds from the annual Reno Rodeo through scholarships and community grants, the Reno Rodeo Foundation is now a 501(c)3 non-profit based in Nevada offering a much broader range of support to those in need in our community. The mission of the Reno Rodeo Foundation is to enhance and enrich the lives of Northern Nevada families by aiding children with extraordinary needs, building community partnerships, and providing scholarships to the University of Nevada, Reno.

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About the Reno Rodeo Foundation
The Reno Rodeo Foundation was incorporated in 1986 and is a 501(c)3 Nevada based non-profit. In addition to the annual Denim Drive that helps clothe neglected and abused foster children 365 days a year, the organization provides scholarships to eligible Nevada high school graduates, they support community grants, underwrites the Reno Rodeo Reading Roundup literacy program helping thousands of at-risk first graders, provides a Reno Rodeo Wish to a child, builds community partnerships and serves as the anchor for large capital projects to improve the lives of children. Like Reno Rodeo Foundation on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or for more information, please visit