CARE Chest is a Northern Nevada nonprofit agency serving individuals in need by providing medical resources, free of charge.
Their programs include:
- Medical Equipment and Supplies
- Prescription Assistance
- Diabetic Supplies
- Medical Nutrition
- Rural Outreach and Mobile CARE Chest
- Club CARE Chest (for individuals who exceed our income qualification of 138% of the Federal Poverty Level)
- Independent Living and CARE Loan
If you need help with any of these, please call (775) 829-2273. They are on-site on the First Wednesday of the month from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. They usually set up with their van outside the east entrance.
For more than 30 years, CARE Chest has been re-using durable medical equipment, putting our community's resources into action. They have provided over 300,000 individual services in Northern Nevada and been a reliable resource for individuals who find themselves facing medical poverty.
They are a community-driven organization. Over 85% of their funding is private, and 100% of donations stay in Nevada.