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Miracle Mile Shops Donates March Fountain Coins to Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada in Honor of National Boys & Girls Club Week

02 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

MIRACLE MILE SHOPS DONATES MARCH FOUNTAIN COINS TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SOUTHERN NEVADA IN HONOR OF NATIONAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUB WEEK    In honor of National Boys & Girls Club Week (March 23 – 29, 2015), Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will turn its fountain blue the entire month of March and donate all change tossed in to Boys & Girls Clubs of…

HARD ROCK CAFE LAS VEGAS ENCOURAGES FANS TO “MARCH FO[U]RTH” TO SUPPORT THE TYLER ROBINSON FOUNDATION

27 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

HARD ROCK CAFE LAS VEGAS ENCOURAGES FANS TO “MARCH FO[U]RTH” TO SUPPORT THE TYLER ROBINSON FOUNDATION   Hard Rock continues its support for the Tyler Robinson Foundation with special March Fo[u]rth events across the country to honor the day Tyler Robinson lost his battle to cancer. Tyler was a young boy diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer, who found his inspiration through the band Imagine Dragons and eventually formed…

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fundraiser at Vinyl on March 7 with Guest Shavers Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts and Craig Wayne Boyd

27 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Entertainment

HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO HOSTS ST. BALDRICK’S FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER AT VINYL ON MARCH 7 WITH GUEST SHAVERS GARY LEVOX OF RASCAL FLATTS AND CRAIG WAYNE BOYD For the third consecutive year, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hosts its annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving fundraiser inside Vinyl on Saturday, March 7 from noon to 5 p.m. This year, resident artists for Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot! at The Joint, Gary LeVox…

DOUBLE HELIX AT TOWN SQUARE TO HOST RED SANGRIA BRUNCH AND ‘PIG OUT’ BENEFITING AFAN

23 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

DOUBLE HELIX WINE & WHISKEY LOUNGE TO HOST RED SANGRIA BRUNCH AND ‘PIG OUT’ BENEFITING AFAN What: Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge will host a red sangria brunch featuring buy-one, get-one-half-off pitchers of red sangria to benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN). The brunch will also serve as AFAN’s first “Every Piggy Counts” Pig Out event of 2015, as well as a registration drive for the upcoming AIDS…

Fremont Street Experience to Partner with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas for SlotZilla Charity Challenge

19 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, DownTown Las Vegas

  Fremont Street Experience to Partner with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas for SlotZilla Charity Challenge 100% of SlotZilla™ Revenue to Benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities on February 26 Fremont Street Experience will be hosting another SlotZilla Charity Challenge with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas. They will be donating 100% of SlotZilla revenue to Ronald McDonald Charities on Thursday, February 26 from noon…

Life is Beautiful Announces National Our School is Beautiful Initiative with Communities In Schools of Nevada

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events

Life is Beautiful Announces National Our School is Beautiful Initiative with Communities In Schools of Nevada   The team behind the internationally-acclaimed Life is Beautiful music, food, art and learning festival announced a new initiative, Our School is Beautiful, on Tuesday, Feb. 17. In collaboration with its inaugural partner, Communities in Schools of Nevada (CIS of Nevada), the Nevada affiliate of the nation’s leading dropout prevention program, Our School is Beautiful…

PHOTOS: Local Nonprofit That Supports Veterans Gets $200K from Bank of America

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Last night, Bank of America announced Goodwill of Southern Nevada as the recipient of its $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant during an annual community celebration at The Smith Center. The Neighborhood Builders grant will provide a financial boost to Goodwill’s Veteran Integration Program (VIP) – which provides coordinated job training and employment services tailored to veterans, and their families’, unique needs.  Since its inception two years ago, Goodwill’s VIP has helped…

Country Artists The Washers Give Back to the Snowdrop Foundation

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

COUNTRY ARTISTS GIVE BACK   Country band The Washers hosted their 5th Annual WashFest in January featuring live music and a washer tournament, which raised over $41,000 for Snowdrop Foundation.   The event, created by local band The Washers, is designed as a community event and Texas music showcase all for the purpose of raising money for charity.  Kevin Kline, The New 93Q Country Morning Co-Host and President of Snowdrop…

Wag, Walk & Roll on Down to the 19th Annual Wag-A-Tail Walk-A-Thon

12 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Family

Wag, Walk & Roll on Down to the 19th Annual Wag-A-Tail Walk-A-Thon  Proceeds benefit the Las Vegas Valley Humane Society   The Las Vegas Valley Humane Society invites the public to grab their canine companions and get ready to Wag, Walk & Roll on down to the 19th Annual Wag-A-Tail Walk-A-Thon. Animal lovers will unite on Sunday, March 22 at Centennial Hills Park, located at 7101 North Buffalo Drive, at Deer Springs…

Share Love and Hope this Valentine’s Day with Handmade Necklaces from Hope for Hearts

07 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Fashion & Style, News

  Share Love and Hope this Valentine’s Day with Handmade Necklaces from Hope for Hearts Proceeds benefit St. Elizabeth’s Girls Academy, a school/orphanage in Kampala City, Uganda This Valentine’s Day, share love and hope with orphaned girls in Uganda by purchasing a handmade necklace for a loved one to support Hope for Hearts, a Las Vegas based nonprofit that raises funds for St. Elizabeth’s Girls Academy (SEGA), a school/orphanage in…

Egg Works and The Egg & I Family Restaurants Join Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour as Book Drive Partners

30 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in books, Charity Events, News

Hop on Board Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour in Conjunction with Nevada Reading Week 2015 Donate new and gently used children’s books at partnering locations throughout the valley to receive great offers this February Book Donations Benefit the Public Education Foundation Harrah’s Headliner and Comedy-Magician Mac King invites the public to jump on board this February as he embarks on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2015, benefiting…

Miracle Mile Shops Fountain Goes Red in Honor of American Heart Month

28 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

MIRACLE MILE SHOPS FOUNTAIN GOES RED IN HONOR OF AMERICAN HEART MONTH In honor of American Heart Month, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will go red in support of the American Heart Association and their Go Red For Women movement in Las Vegas. As part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing community campaign, all change tossed in the red fountain will benefit the local chapter of…

Family and Friends Shave Day Supports St Baldrick’s Foundation

28 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Family and Friends Shave Day to Support St. Baldrick’s Foundation on February 22 Public Encouraged to Support Volunteer Shavees! Clients, parents, friends and supporters of the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada will gather on Sunday, February 22, 2015 in support of the lifesaving childhood cancer research provided through St. Baldrick’s Foundation and the many warriors who have undergone treatment. Family and Friends Shave Day is an annual fundraiser where individuals and teams who have…

Goodwill Receives $200,000 Grant for Veteran Program from Bank of America: January 29 at 8:30am

27 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Goodwill Receives $200,000 Bank of America Grant to Fund Veteran Integration Program (VIP) Ceremony Planned for Thursday, January 29 at 8:30 a.m. Goodwill of Southern Nevada will continue to provide life changing job placement help to local veterans and their immediate family members, thanks to the Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant. This grant is expected to assist approximately 225 veterans and/or family members find work in Southern…

IMAGINE DRAGONS AND HARD ROCK PARTNER TO BENEFIT THE TYLER ROBINSON FOUNDATION WITH SIGNATURE SERIES

22 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Fashion & Style

IMAGINE DRAGONS AND HARD ROCK PARTNER TO BENEFIT THE TYLER ROBINSON FOUNDATION WITH SIGNATURE SERIES: EDITION 33 MERCHANDISE LAUNCH AND GLOBAL CAFE TAKEOVER Limited-Edition Imagine Dragons T-shirt and Pin Available January 2015 in Support of the Band’s Charity   Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons and iconic lifestyle brand Hard Rock International have joined forces to help slay cancer with Dragons, and support the band’s Tyler Robinson Foundation, through…

Southern Nevada Public Television to Host the 26th Annual “Splendor in the Glass” Wine & Beer Tasting Event Benefiting Vegas PBS Event will feature celebrity chef Hubert Keller

16 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

Southern Nevada Public Television to Host the 26th Annual “Splendor in the Glass” Wine & Beer Tasting Event Benefiting Splendor in the Glass Event will feature celebrity chef Hubert Keller   Southern Nevada Public Television will host its 26th Annual “Splendor in the Glass” Wine & Beer Tasting event from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Ballroom. The event…

Vegas PBS Holding Special Preview Screening of A Path Appears, a Film Addressing Human Trafficking and the Adversities Faced by Women and Girls Around the World

16 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News, On The Strip

Vegas PBS Holding Special Preview Screening of A Path Appears, a Film Addressing Human Trafficking and the Adversities Faced by Women and Girls Around the World Vegas PBS will broadcast national film and local production during January which is Human Trafficking Awareness Month Vegas PBS is hosting a special preview screening of A Path Appears, a film addressing human trafficking and the adversities faced by women and girls around the…

Rock Your Body Wellness – Yoga and Meditation Event To Benefit Foster Kinship – Saturday February 28th

16 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Fitness, Health, News

Yoga & Meditation Embracing Your Heart – Feeding Your Mind-Body-Spirit Join 20+ wellness vendors, raffle items and talented instructors for a day of wellness at Springs Preserve. This event benefits Foster Kinship www.fosterkinship.org a local non-profit organization that provides free support and information to anyone raising a relative’s child in Las Vegas. Three classes will be offered featuring some of Las Vegas’ premiere instructors offering yoga and meditation classes. Enjoy…

ULTRA 55 Hour Race Raises over $117,000 for Childhood Cancer

14 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

ULTRA 55 Hour Race Raises over $117,000 for Childhood Cancer   On the cold and windy morning of December 30, 2014, over 230 racers from across the world toed the starting line at the Snowdrop ULTRA 55 Hour Race & Relay.  These racers, through the help of donors and sponsors, have raised over $117,000 for Snowdrop Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer and to…

Fremont Street Experience to Start 2015 with a SlotZilla Charity Challenge with the Firefighters of Southern Nevada

14 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Charity Events, DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

100% of SlotZilla™ Revenue to Benefit  Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation on Jan. 15 Fremont Street Experience will be kicking off their first SlotZilla Charity Challenge of 2015 by partnering with the Firefighters of Southern Nevada. They will be donating 100% of SlotZilla revenue to the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation on Thursday, January 15 from noon to 6 p.m. The event will feature firefighters and chiefs from…

Miracle Mile Shops Fountain Glows Greens for Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada

30 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

MIRACLE MILE SHOPS FOUNTAIN GLOWS GREEN FOR JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF SOUTHERN NEVADA   Throughout January, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will turn its fountain green in support of Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada. As part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing community campaign, all change tossed in the green fountain will benefit the local chapter of the world’s largest provider of financial education for students K-12….

Goodwill Preps for End of Year Giving Rush: Donation Hours Extended December 27 to December 31

19 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Goodwill Preps for End of Year Giving Rush Donation Hours Extended December 27 to December 31 ’Tis the season to donate and Goodwill of Southern Nevada is busy preparing for the end of year giving rush. The last week and a half of December is historically Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s busiest time of the year for donations, with about 20% more people dropping off items at Goodwill donation centers between…

Win Private Concert from Recording Artist Aloe Blacc in Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Video Contest – New PSA From Seattle Seahawks Fullback Derrick Coleman

13 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Celebrity, Charity Events, Family, Giveaway, Medical, News, Sports, Video

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens   To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation program, launched a national video contest today challenging middle school and high school students (ages 13-18) to create public service announcements (PSAs) about the importance of hearing protection. The winning student(s) and their school…

Cowabunga Bay Waterpark Benefitting Boys & Girls Club

12 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Cowabunga Bay Waterpark Splashing Holiday Cheer Season Pass Sales to Benefit Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada   Cowabunga Bay Waterpark is splashing holiday cheer in the community by donating $5 of all season pass sales now thru Dec. 31 to the local non-profit, Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada. Nevada’s newest waterpark is scheduled to open for its second season March 28 with two new giant water…

$950,000 raised to support pediatric cancer research at Texas Children’s Cancer Center

10 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

$950,000 raised to support pediatric cancer research at Texas Children’s Cancer Center   Snowdrop Foundation presented a check to Texas Children’s Cancer Center for $120,000 at the 11th annual Cure Kid’s Cancer Radiothon.  This donation brings the total funds donated by Snowdrop Foundation to $950,000 over the past 8.5 years.   “We are proud to support Texas Children’s Cancer Center.  We are inspired by the children and their strength.” Kevin Kline,…

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Hosts 6th Annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots Benefit Concert Featuring All Star Local Entertainment – Presented By Cadillac Of Las Vegas

10 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Business, Casinos, Celebrity, Charity Events, Comedy, Entertainment, Holiday, Hotels, Music, News, Nightlife

  Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Hosts 6th Annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots Benefit Concert Featuring Many Local Entertainers Free admission for active and retired military personnel and for those who bring a new and unwrapped toy valued at $20 or more Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino will host the 6th Annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots Benefit Concert, sponsored by Cadillac of Las Vegas,…

The Last Survivor Weekend to Honor Holocaust Survivors on 75th Anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland at The Venetian

04 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Casinos, Charity Events, Entertainment, Hotels, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Travel, Video

The Last Survivor Weekend to Honor Holocaust Survivors on 75th Anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland at The Venetian Events Scheduled at The Venetian Las Vegas December 11-14 The Last Survivor Weekend event will bring together a group of more than 100 Holocaust survivors, their children and others that want to learn more about the Holocaust from those that actually lived through it, Dec. 11-14 at The Venetian Las…

CASA Foundation Annual Angel Tree Toy Drive in Full Swing

02 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Family, Holiday, News

  Non-profit is hoping to provide a memorable Christmas for Clark County foster children   Every child should get to experience the joy of Christmas and that is why the CASA Foundation of Las Vegas hosts an Annual Angel Tree Toy Drive each holiday season. The toy drive will go through December 12 with drop off locations across the valley including Rachel’s Kitchen, Credit Union 1, Distill – A Local…

Fremont Street Experience Raised $10,000 for Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada from SlotZilla Revenue on October 30

25 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

    Fremont Street Experience Raised $10,000 for Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada from SlotZilla Revenue on October 30  Fremont Street Experience donated 100% of SlotZilla revenue to the Southern Nevada office of Susan G. Komen for everyone who flew on either the lower Zipline ($20) or upper Zoomline ($40) on Thursday, Oct. 30 from noon to 7 p.m. President of Fremont Street Experience, Jeff  Victor, and Director of…

Miracle Mile Shops Turns Fountain Blue in Support of Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada

25 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

MIRACLE MILE SHOPS TURNS FOUNTAIN BLUE IN SUPPORT OF BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SOUTHERN NEVADA   As part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing community campaign, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will turn its fountain blue the entire month of December and donate all tossed change to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada. Through Dec. 31, the fountain will display a blue hue…