Grillin & Chillin 2018: Family Edition

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018. 4-8 pm.

The Family Support Council will be hosting the 6th annual “Grillin’ & Chillin’” and this year, its a Family Edition! The event will be at our beautiful Minden Park in historic downtown Minden, NV.

The Family Edition will be different from the event in years past. The focus of the event will be on family friendly activities for everyone to enjoy!

Picnic table seating provided (or bring blankets & chairs to sit on lawn)… Just come, eat, play, and enjoy.

All proceeds from the event, including donations, ticket sales, beverage purchases/gratuities go toward victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and families in crisis within the community.

Tickets are $10 for a Family 4-pack. Each ticket includes one hamburger/hot dog meal per individual (this will be the only food available).

  • Waters and Sodas available for purchase
  • Carnival Games
  • Giant Wheel with Prizes
  • Bounce Houses and Water Acitivities
  • Silent Auction
  • Face Painting and Balloon Twisting
  • Come support your local Aktion Club!

Tickets SOLD AT THE DOOR, ONLY! If you are interested in Sponsoring the event or donating to our Silent Auction, please call 775-782-8692!




The funds generated by the Grillin’ event will be used for Abbey’s Crossing. The Abbey Crossing Shelter Program has been full for the last year. The average length of stay is typically 3 months in which individuals learn self-sufficiency. Support comes in the form of transportation assistance, goal management, and resources and referrals to housing, food, and job assistance. From January 2015 to December 2015, the confidential shelter provided to 23 adult and 65 children victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Family Support Council employs a full time Program Director to oversee the shelter facility as well as a part-time Case Manager to assist in the daily functioning and facilitate house meetings and goal-setting meetings.Specific areas the money will go to are Services that grants/other funding do not provide:

  • Child care during job interviews and initial employment
  • Transport to work during the initial period to save for a vehicle
  • Assistance to move into an apartment
  • Security items, such as replacement lights and cameras for exterior of the shelter
  • Simple utilities for the shelter
  • Cleaning supplies, toilet paper, etc…
  • Ongoing building maintenance
  • Courses and certificates to provide careers to victims
  • Housing for individuals we would turn away otherwise due to lack of space