La Galleria partners with Truckee Community Christmas |

La Galleria partners with Truckee Community Christmas

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Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comKatie Shaffer, left and Brooke Bentley with her daughter Pearl, hold items for the Truckee Community Christmas and La Galleria partnership.

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Brooke and Chad Bentley, Truckee residents and the owners of La Galleria, are proud to announce they will partner with Truckee Community Christmas. The partnership will help collect non-perishable food donations during the month of December by offering a discount for people who make a donation at the store.

and#8220;We are excited to be a part of a great local cause. It is programs like the Truckee Community Christmas that help keep our community strong and connected by helping each other,and#8221; said Brooke Bentley.

The Truckee Community Christmas has operated for 18 years and become a critical organization in helping approximately 300 families in need each year. The foundation is managed by a group of board members and several volunteers who oversee a variety of nonprofit groups by coordinating the collection of food, toys and clothing.

and#8220;Truckee Community Christmas is thrilled to partner with community-minded Brooke and Chad Bentley of La Galleria. We really appreciate support from merchants like Brooke and Chad who take the reins and plan a promotional program that benefits our efforts. Itand#8217;s what being part of a small town is all about,and#8221; said Truckee Community Christmas board member Katie Shaffer.

In an effort to help collect non-perishable food donations, La Galleria will provide a 15 percent discount coupon for people who bring in a non-perishable food donation such as canned foods or dried foods at La Galleria in Downtown Truckee, 10112 Donner Pass Road. The coupon earned by people who make a donation will be valid through the month of January.

For more information on the partnership of La Galleria and Truckee Community Christmas, call 530-587-5444, search and#8220;La Galleria Truckee, CAand#8221; on Facebook or visit

La Galleria has been a staple in the local community for 30 years providing products from around the world featuring-one-of-a-kind gifts for all age groups, all prices, including jewelry, fashionable clothing and home decor of water features, metal art and hand carved sculptures.