About our Chapter

About Sierra Nevada Chapter

For over 50 years, National Charity League, Inc. (NCL, Inc.) has thrived as one the nation’s most distinctive and well-respected mother-daughter membership organizations. Mothers and daughters in grades 7-12 who are committed to the mission and vision of NCL, Inc. and who believe in the organization’s core values make up our Membership.

The Sierra Nevada Chapter was founded in Reno, NV in October 2009.  Our Chapter philosophy is to encourage our members to work as mother-daughter teams doing hands-on philanthropy activities with our 30+ philanthropy partnerships.

In addition to philanthropic service, the NCL Experience provides opportunities for both mothers and daughters to develop as leaders; gaining expertise through on-the-job participation. Each year, all NCL, Inc. Members hold a Chapter position where they acquire such skills as organizational management, team-building, parliamentary procedure, time management, social/business etiquette, and public speaking.

We also offer our Members opportunities to experience diverse and age-appropriate cultural and social activities in our community.

More on the organization: https://www.nationalcharityleague.org/

Spring Fling Class of 2018

                                   — ANNUAL CHAPTER EVENTS —



This Spring, the Mother-Daughter Tea was a beautiful event with the theme “Breakfast At Tiffany’s.” A sit-down tea was served and everyone enjoyed our inspirational guest speaker, Miss Reno Rodeo.

It is our Chapter’s tradition to have each class donate a Themed Basket for auction. The proceeds from this auction are used for the Senior Recognition event that honors our graduating Ticktockers.

This year at the tea, we accepted donated purses and jewelry to be sold at a local,
“Moms on the Run “ event. This organization helps cover everyday living expenses for families experiencing hardship during cancer treatment.

Mother Daughter Tea 2016



At this event, we honor our graduating Ticktockers for their six years of leadership training, cultural experiences, and charitable service to NCL, Inc. and to our local philanthropic community.  This powerful and emotional annual gathering is a culmination of all they have learned as Members of the Sierra Nevada Chapter. The Junior Class plans this formal event and we come together to celebrate with family and friends. As part of this special evening, we present a slide show highlighting our senior Ticktockers. The seniors have the opportunity to write and deliver a speech about their shared experiences as a Mother/Daughter team within NCL, Inc.  This event is a lovely way for us to say goodbye to our graduating Ticktockers as they begin the next adventure in their lives.


At this annual event, we welcome our new Patronesses and Ticktockers and say goodbye to our outgoing Senior Ticktockers. The incoming 7th grade Ticktockers have the opportunity to see all the accolades earned by our amazing mothers and daughters.  Each year, we recognize our members for their outstanding philanthropic efforts to better our community and provide valuable information on our current philanthropies. This year, the Sierra Nevada Chapter performed 6, 629 philanthropic hours. Of those hours, 5,619 were done by mothers and daughters working side-by-side.