Sheriff's Office

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Date Issued:
Sep 19, 2022 - 9:51AM

For Immediate Release

Dozers & Dirt Event Returns this Saturday to Support Children’s Cancer Research

For media inquiries contact:
Bryan Samudio
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-785-6234
Cell: 775-484-9820

The annual Dozers & Dirt fundraiser to support the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) is set for this Saturday, September 24, 2022, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

The event, brought to the community by the former committee of the Reno Big Dig, has been a staple in our community for 20+ years and has raised more than $1 million for the fight against pediatric cancer. A partnership with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Dozers & Dirt will feature equipment from the Sheriff’s Office and meet and greets with deputies. Tickets are available at

“We are honored to help the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation raise awareness and funds for children in the fight of their lives,” Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said. “The Sheriff’s Office is looking forward to a fun day on Saturday.”

If you wish to donate to Dozers & Dirt or receive additional information, please contact Dozers and Dirt committee President Jared Hosefros at (775) 742-2203 or online at:   NNCCF is a non-profit organization, 501(c)(3) No. 20-8623503.

About Dozers & Dirt

Event Date:  September 24, 2022

Time:  9:00am – 3:00pm

Location:  Rilite Aggregate Pit – 9208 Western Skies Dr, Reno (near Damonte Ranch High School)


About NNCCF:

The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation has provided more than $6 million in direct financial assistance to local children battling cancer - all through locally raised funding. For twenty-two years, NNCCF has been the only nonprofit in the region solely dedicated to childhood cancer. NNCCF continues to assist local childhood cancer families through the generosity of “Community Partners” and fundraisers like Dozers & Dirt.



The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.


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