Northern Nevada Moses Project

Caring for foster families
We are an official 501c3 non profit!
EIN: 86-2653892

Fill out this form and submit it to nominate a family in need or to be a sponsor. Thank you for all your support!
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We have an app to help us stay connected too everyone better. Its available on both google play and the apple store. Any feed back will be greatly appreciated on how to make this app better. Thank you!


Northern Nevada Moses Project is committed to providing support and necessary resources to the most vulnerable of populations, foster children, at- risk children and families in crisis.

The Northern Nevada Moses Project was founded to help children and families in need. While the main focus is on children in foster care, we focus on helping out any and all foster situations, such as fictive kin placements. We work closely and directly with the families we support. Any time a child is removed from their home, regardless of circumstance, they often have a need for clothing, basic necessities, food and a place to rest. Foster parents are often notified just moments before the child is placed in care, any time day or night.  Foster parents try to be prepared for any situation however every situation is unique. They may not have everything they need, or may not have the means to get the things they need right away. Some foster parents may not receive any support from outside agencies, other foster parents will have to wait a good amount of time before receiving reimbursement.  This is where we are wanting to make a difference,  we will be taking private donations of clothing, food, money, furniture, and anything essential in a child's life to make their lives more comfortable. We will be working with local businesses in our community to fill these gaps as well.  It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child, that could not be truer.  All donations go back into our community, benefiting our very own foster families.  These children are worth it!  They need our help and we would like to answer the call!

Clothing

Our biggest need is always clothing.

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Financial

Sometimes it just takes a little financial help.

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Food

Food is always a necessity.

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Child Needs

There's always something!

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There's also a direct link through our app. We also have hard copies on hand that you can fill out and turn into your foreman.
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When you go to Express Car Wash, enter promo code 1234 and they will donate a portion of your purchase to our cause! Thank you for your support!

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Buy our apparel from bonfire.com and help us raise money for our cause.​

Buy our shirts :)​​​
Help us by donating something from our Amazon wish list. Also, email us your receipt and you will be entered into a drawing for every wish list item purchased!  Just click the link below.

Click here!​​​
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We have a Donate.ly page set up for our donations. You can donate here. We also have Venmo. Just scan the QR code! Or go to venmo.com and search for Northern Nevada Moses Project.

https://pages.donately.com/northernnevadamosesproject/form/frm_50456b4bc4c6
Want to Become a foster parent? imageWant to Become a foster parent? image
Want to become a foster parent? Fostering is a very rewarding way to help these kids. If you have questions about the process or want to start the process, just click the link below!

How to become a foster parent​​​

Great Basin Elks Lodge

Thank you for your $500 donation! and $3500 Grant!

This will go to good use in helping us provide aid to our foster families!

Great Basin Elks Lodge

Thank you for the loaded back packs

These loaded back packs are a must for new fosters! They have school supplies, blankets, stuffed animals and other goodies!

Elko Home Depot

Thank you for the 44 totes!

These are a must for us, to help us keep our clothes organized in sizes. They also stack nicely!

Elko VFW

Thank you to the VFW for donating new clothes and shoes! As well as donating over 100 easter baskets, grass and decorating eggs for our easter baskets.

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Guild Mortgage

Thank you Guild Mortgage for your generous donation of $1250!

Thank you Chris and Aubrey Lauborough and Skyfall

Fundraiser Event

Thank you Chris, Aubrey and Skyfall Video for setting up and helping with a drive up fundraiser. Check out their website. www.skyfallvs.com

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Thank you Kinross Gold!

Thank you Kinross for donating $3,000 in chamber checks!

Kroger

Thank you Kroger for donating $1,000 and $1,000 in gift cards!

Spring Creek Post Office

Thank you to them Spring Creek Post Office for donating toys and cash to our cause!

Thank you Coldwell Banker and Aubrey

Thank you for being drop off spots for the holiday drive put on by Aubrey and skyfall

Ross

Thanks to Ross to donating Gift Cards to help keep our youth clothed!

Purcell Tire

Thank you Purcell Tire for your $350 check! Its going towards our building fund.

SMD

Thank you SMD for your generous donation to our building fund!

CB Cares, Liza, Aubrey and Chris

Thank you for your generous donations towards our building!

EFCU

Thank you EFCU for your donation to our building fund!

Elko Motor Company

Thank you Elko Motor Company for donating $250 to our building fund

EHS Groom room students

Thanks you EHS students for the Easter pet photo fundraiser and buying items from our Amazon wish list.

Walsh Reclamation

Thank you Walsh Reclemation for your generous donation.

BC Wire Rope

Thank you BC wire rope for your contribution

Thank you Pink Ladies

Thank you Pink Ladies for raising $513 for our cause!

  • 350 7th St, Elko, Nevada, USA
  • PO Box 622 Elko. NV 89803

Elishia Gift

President

Jon Gift

Treasurer

Aubrey Lauborough

Board Member (Advertising)

Spring Creek resident for 11 years and loves living here! Working mom of 2 young girls and loves being involved in community activities and events. I've been a realtor for 12+ years. I believe strongly of bringing community together, especially children and their families who need help.

Rose Gift

Board Member

I am a 61 year old woman I was married for 39 years I am a widow. I have 2 grown sons. The oldest is married to the best daughter in law ever. They have 4 children and they foster kids as well. I am semi retired I work 3 days a week. I live in Carlin NV and I am involved in lots of community events."

Faith Hill

Secretary

Kaitlynn Rodriguez

Board Member

I am a wife and the mom of 2 girls! We adopted our oldest in 2021. I am honored to be a part of this organization as it holds a near and dear place in my heart! I have been fortunate enough to work for DCFS for over 5 years, watching all sorts of people, big and small, need assistance with all sorts of things. I am forever thankful for NNMP for giving youth and families in our community services needed to succeed! I am so glad to be here, and help spread awareness as well as help people in our community.

Kelsey Merchant

Board Member

I moved to Nevada about 3 and half years ago from Wyoming. My husband Trevor and I have one 5-year-old daughter who keeps us on our toes! In my free time, I enjoy traveling, being outside with my chickens and crafting. As a strong advocate for life, I am so excited to support NNMP in their strategic mission to help children in foster care improve the quality of their situation by helping to meet their everyday needs and beyond.

Cassie Wyllie

Board Member

I grew up in the Elko area, graduating from Spring Creek High School and then attending college at the University of Nevada, Reno. After graduation from UNR with my Bachelor's in Criminal Justice, I spent 8 years in the United States Army as an Apache helicopter pilot. I served two deployments overseas before getting out and coming back to the Elko area. I have been with the Elko Police Department for over 5 years now, serving first as a patrol officer and currently as a Detective. In 2021 I obtained a master's degree in Justice Management from UNR. Most importantly, I am a single mom to two boys. They are my motivation every day to work hard for them and other kiddos in the Elko area. I love being a boy momma.

Lauren Dees

Western Branch Manager

I am the branch manager in Reno! I have been a foster parent in Washoe County for 4 years and have been able to build a loving family! I have adopted 3 and currently have 2 foster children! I am extremely passionate about helping the children in most need of love and support to stay on their feet. I am beyond excited to see this nonprofit grow and to be able to help every child that comes into care.

Gimarie Pitts

Board Member

My name is Gimarie Pitts, I am originally from Puerto Rico and I moved to Spring Creek 12 years ago when I got married to Shad Pitts, with whom I have had 4 biological children and currently expecting our 5th and last, we have also fostered several children -currently have our 3 foster girls- and we in the process of adoption. While living in Spring Creek, I have been a stay at home mom, ran my own business and started the Elko County Foster Closet which collected items for children in care and has currently merged with the Northern Nevada Moses Project as one. It’s a passion of mine to help our community while providing dignity to the families in need.

Judy Ellis

Fernley Branch Manager

Hi, My name is Judy Ellis. I am a 49 year old wife, mom, foster mom, and nana. I have 3 children, 3 grandchildren, and have had the pleasure of being a foster mom to many children throughout the past few years. I have worked for the Lyon County School District Transportation Department for the past 15 years. Throughout my career so far I have been a school bus driver, special needs driver and driver trainer. I love my job and how rewarding it is to work with kids. I truly feel blessed to have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of little ones, whether it be the children in my home or the children I work with. In my free time I enjoy spending time and making memories with all of my children and grandchildren. I also enjoy spending time with friends, shopping, watching movies, cooking and baking.