Sparks Rotarian Patti Meals is the Executive Director of CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada.  CARE Chest is a is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides free medical equipment, supplies, prescription assistance and wellness education to Northern Nevadans in need.

For more than 25 years, CARE Chest has been re-using durable medical equipment, putting our community's resources into action. They have provided over 127,000 individual services in Northern Nevada and been a reliable resource for individuals who find themselves facing medical poverty.

CARE Chest is a  community-driven organization. Over 85% of  funding is private, and 100% of donations stay in Nevada. 

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