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“Flip Through Summer” Family Fun Summer Kickoff on May 31

15 May 2014, Posted by admin in Family, News

“Flip Through Summer” Family Fun Summer Kickoff – May 31 Join us for a celebration of some of children’s most beloved books and characters   United Way of Southern Nevada, in partnership with Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow, is hosting “Flip Through Summer” a special day of celebration, imagination and the magic of some of children’s most beloved books and characters on May 31 from 9:00am to 12pm at…

AmeriCorps Members Will Be Recognized For National Service at Mayor’s Day of Recognition

28 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News

United Way of Southern Nevada and the City of Las Vegas Recognize Service of AmeriCorps Members During Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service WHAT:  United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) and the City of Las Vegas will recognize the service of nearly 100 national AmeriCorps members, during the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The event held at a UWSN Family Engagement…

UNLV Student Among Thousands Receiving Access to Free Tax Preparation

19 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News

UNLV Student Among Thousands Receiving Access to Free Tax Preparation Free tax preparation available for families and individuals with a household annual income of $52,000 or less United Way of Southern Nevada’s “Earn It Keep It Save It” collaborative has helped over 6,287 individuals in southern Nevada access free tax preparation. For Kayla, who moved to Las Vegas from Georgia last summer to complete her Master of Fine Arts (MFA)…

United Way Reopens Medical Clinic Inside Martinez Elementary School

12 Feb 2014, Posted by admin in News

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council Celebrated “ReOpening” of the Medical Clinic at Reynaldo Martinez Elementary School On Tuesday, February 11, United Way of Southern Nevada’s (UWSN) Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) celebrated the reopening of the Medical Clinic at Reynaldo Martinez Elementary School with a ribbon cutting and a tour of the facility. Operated by a local non-profit, Positively Kids, this critical community resource will increase students’ access…

Miracle Mile Shops October Events & Promotions

01 Oct 2013, Posted by admin in Fashion & Style, Food & Dining, On The Strip

Miracle Mile Shops October Events & Promotions Caring, Giving, Changing at Miracle Mile Shops October Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino collects new and gently-used women’s suits and professional attire in conjunction with United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) Women’s Leadership Council’s 6th Annual Fall Suit Drive, as part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing community campaign. Those wishing to donate may drop off items during normal business…

“BE THE FACE OF CHANGE” FOR SOUTHERN NEVADA WITH UNITED WAY BILLBOARD CAMPAIGN

26 Apr 2013, Posted by admin in News

SEE YOURSELF ON A BILLBOARD AND “BE THE FACE OF CHANGE” FOR SOUTHERN NEVADA Share your photo with United Way to be part of the innovative Facebook/Billboard campaign in May United Way of Southern Nevada is bringing back its “Be the Face of Change” campaign with an opportunity for southern Nevadans to see themselves on a local billboard and recognize each person’s desire to influence change in three basic building…

Nevada Nonprofits Partner to Commemorate National 2-1-1 Day on Feb. 11

08 Feb 2013, Posted by admin in Charity Events

NEVADA NONPROFITS PARTNER TO COMMEMORATE NATIONAL 2-1-1 DAY ON FEB. 11 HELP of Southern Nevada, Crisis Call Center, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra, and United Way of Southern Nevada operate Nevada 2-1-1 to provide free information and referral services HELP of Southern Nevada, the Valley’s premier community resource since 1970, in partnership with Crisis Call Center, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra, and United Way…

United Way Kicks Off Tax Season, January 25

18 Jan 2013, Posted by admin in News

United Way of Southern Nevada Kicks Off Tax Season with “Earn It Keep It Save It” Program, January 25 United Way of Southern Nevada is hosting a tax season kick off celebration on Friday, January 25 at its headquarters located at 5830 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103 from 10am to 11am to raise awareness of its free tax preparation sites available through the “Earn It Keep It Save…

UWSN Gifts $1 Million “Secret Santa” Donation

21 Dec 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

$1 MILLION “SECRET SANTA” DONATION United Way of Southern Nevada Delivers Holiday Cheer to 2,000 Local Families United Way of Southern Nevada’s Clara Westfall surprises one of the 2,000 “Secret Santa” gift recipients. United Way of Southern Nevada is spreading holiday cheer to 2,000 Las Vegas families in need, after receiving a $1 million donation from a local “Secret Santa.” This marks the third time an “anonymous donor” has chosen…

Miracle Mile Shops Collects Gently-Used Suits For United Way of Southern Nevada 10/22 – 11/1

18 Oct 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Fashion & Style, On The Strip

MIRACLE MILE SHOPS COLLECTS GENTLY-USED SUITS FOR UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN NEVADA 10/22 – 11/1 From Oct. 22 to Nov. 1, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino hosts a suit drive in conjunction with United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council’s 5th Annual Fall Suit Drive, as part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing community campaign. Those wishing to donate new and gently-used women’s suits and…

United Way of Southern Nevada Announces the Women’s Leadership Council Suit Drive, Nov. 2

16 Oct 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events

  United Way of Southern Nevada Announces the Women’s Leadership Council Suit Drive, Nov. 2 United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) will host its 5th Annual “Women’s Suit Drive” from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, November 2 at the NV Energy parking lot at 6226 W. Sahara Ave. WLC is collecting new and gently-used suits and other business attire to assist women in need. The…

Five Major Non-Profits Unite for Albertsons Sav-on’s CommUNITY Day of Sharing

11 Sep 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Family, News

Five Major Non-Profits Unite for Albertsons Sav-on’s CommUNITY Day of Sharing Help Stuff a Truck on Saturday, October 20 Five of the largest non-profit organizations in Southern Nevada will join forces for an unprecedented valley wide donation drive event on Saturday, October 20, called Albertsons Sav-on’s CommUNITY Day of Sharing. The inaugural Albertsons Sav-on’s CommUNITY Day of Sharing unites Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, Three Square Food Bank, United Way of…

Local Letter Carriers and Partners Collect More than 202 Tons of Food in Southern Nevada

20 May 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Local Letter Carriers and Partners Collect More than 202 Tons of Food in Southern Nevada This year’s total beats last year by 30,000+ pounds of food   Local letter carriers in Southern Nevada, in collaboration with Albertsons/Sav-on Pharmacy, United Way of Southern Nevada, Goodwill of Southern Nevada, Valpak of Southern Nevada, the United States Postal Service and numerous other dedicated partners helped collect 404,028 pounds of non-perishable food during the…

United Way of Southern Nevada’s “Earn It Keep It Save It” Free Tax Preparation Preliminary Results Show More Than $8.3 Million Returned To Local Residents

30 Apr 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN NEVADA’S “EARN IT KEEP IT SAVE IT”  FREE TAX PREPARATION PRELIMINARY RESULTS SHOW MORE THAN $8.3 MILLION RETURNED TO LOCAL RESIDENTS Nonprofit provided free tax services to Southern Nevada residents through “Earn It Keep It Save It” program    United Way of Southern Nevada’s “Earn It Keep It Save It” collaborative announces preliminary results for the 2011-2012 tax season. This year, the collaborative provided its free…

Local Letter Carriers & Partners to Collect Food for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 12, 2012

16 Apr 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events

Local Letter Carriers & Partners to Collect Food for 2012 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Fill A Bag. Feed Families.   Help Stamp Out Hunger in Southern Nevada. Simply leave a bag of non-perishable food items at your mailbox on Saturday, May 12, 2012 for your letter carrier. Or visit your local Albertsons Sav-on Pharmacy between Wednesday, May 2 and Saturday, May 12 to purchase a pre-packaged bag of non-perishable…

United Way of Southern Nevada Encourages Residents To Take Advantage Of “Earn It Keep It Save It” Free Tax Preparation Through April 17 Deadline

04 Apr 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN NEVADA ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF “EARN IT KEEP IT SAVE IT” FREE TAX PREPARATION THROUGH APRIL 17 DEADLINE Free tax services available to Southern Nevada residents with household income less than $50,000    United Way of Southern Nevada’s “Earn It Keep It Save It” collaborative continues tax preparation services and encourages individuals to capitalize on the complimentary evaluations through the April 17 deadline. Patrons…

United Way of Southern Nevada Names Alfonso Ayala, Chelsea Brown and Stephanie Dupree As Resource Development Officers

28 Feb 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

United Way of Southern Nevada Names Alfonso Ayala, Chelsea Brown and Stephanie Dupree As Resource Development Officers  United Way of Southern Nevada names Alfonso Ayala, Chelsea Brown and Stephanie Dupree as resource development officers. Ayala, Brown and Dupree’s main responsibilities include coordinating and managing workplace campaigns, obtaining new clients and educating nonprofits on the benefits of partnering with United Way. Their main goal is to strengthen workplace giving through spreading…

United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council Annual Luncheon Features Local Community Leaders and DONNA KARAN NEW YORK Fashion Show, Feb. 7

26 Jan 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Charity Events, Entertainment, Hotels, News, On The Strip

  United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council Annual Luncheon Features Local Community Leaders and DONNA KARAN NEW YORK Fashion Show, Feb. 7 United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) hosts its 4th Annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 inside Ballroom I at Caesars Palace. Co-hosts Punam Mathur, NV Energy vice president of employee and community engagement and Calvert Collins, 8 News…

United Way of Southern Nevada Appoints Nicole Mastrangelo Director of Young Philanthropists Society

24 Jan 2012, Posted by admin in News

  United Way of Southern Nevada Appoints Nicole Mastrangelo Director of Young Philanthropists Society    United Way of Southern Nevada announces Nicole Mastrangelo as its new director of Young Philanthropists Society (YPS). Mastrangelo plans to build awareness and increase membership for YPS through networking programs and community outreach projects. She has a strong background in program implementation with her previous work at United Way and the development of the Vegas…

Miracle Mile Shops Kicks Off 2012 Caring, Giving, Changing Campaign

20 Jan 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Uncategorized

  Miracle Mile Shops Kicks Off 2012 Caring, Giving, Changing Community Outreach Campaign Photo (from right to left): Jason Belland, Executive Director – American Heart Association; Ken Rubeli, C.E.O. – Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson; Yvonne Overton, Development Manager – National Multiple Sclerosis Society; Alyson McCarthy, Executive Director – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas; Russ Joyner, President and General Manager – Miracle Mile Shops; Angel Williams,…

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council Hosts 4th Annual Luncheon, Feb. 7

13 Jan 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events

                United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council Hosts 4th Annual Luncheon, Feb. 7 Luncheon highlights impact of local women leaders in the community and features an exclusive DONNA KARAN NEW YORK (DKNY) fashion show     WHAT:  United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) hosts its 4th Annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 11:30 a.m. The…

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Volunteer Center Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Beautification Project at City Impact Center, Jan. 16

11 Jan 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events

  United Way of Southern Nevada’s Volunteer Center Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Beautification Project At City Impact Center, Jan. 16 Nonprofit seeks volunteers to assist with clean up, landscaping and mural painting    WHAT:   United Way of Southern Nevada’s Volunteer Center invites Las Vegans to make a difference and honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a “Day ON, not a Day OFF.” The nonprofit is seeking volunteers…

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Volunteer Center Beautifies City Impact Center in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16

09 Jan 2012, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

  United Way of Southern Nevada’s Volunteer Center Beautifies City Impact Center in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16 Nonprofit seeks volunteers to assist with clean up, landscaping and mural painting   United Way of Southern Nevada’s Volunteer Center encourages Las Vegans to make a difference in the community and commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. with a “Day ON, not a Day OFF.” The nonprofit is seeking…

United Way of Southern Nevada Offers Tuition Assistance Preschool Scholarships to Children in Southern Nevada

04 Jan 2012, Posted by admin in News

United Way of Southern Nevada Offers Tuition Assistance Preschool Scholarships to Children in Southern Nevada The nonprofit offers scholarship assistance year-round   United Way of Southern Nevada offers Tuition Assistance Preschool Scholarships (TAPS) for children 3 to 5 years of age to attend high-quality school readiness preschool programs in Southern Nevada.    United Way is providing affordable co-pays ranging from $17.25 to $57.50 to low income, unemployed and foster families, who…

United Way of Southern Nevada – $1 Million Secret Santa Gift Gives 2,000 Families Hope During The Holidays

01 Jan 2012, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Family, News

  United Way of Southern Nevada – $1 Million Secret Santa Gift 2,000 Families Hope During The Holidays     United Way of Southern Nevada surprised 2,000 Las Vegas families and military reservists with $500 gift cards on Thursday, Dec. 22, after receiving a $1 million donation from a Secret Santa, a thoughtful gaming executive who wanted to give local families hope and a reason to smile this holiday season….

Miracle Mile Shops Launches 2012 Caring, Giving, Changing Campaign

14 Dec 2011, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Family, News, Nightlife, On The Strip

    Miracle Mile Shops Launches 2012 Caring, Giving, Changing Campaign With Fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals   Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino aims to raise more than $100,000 over the course of a year during its Caring, Giving, Changing campaign, which kicks off in January with a fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The year of Caring, Giving, Changing begins on January 1 with…

Miracle Mile Shops Hosts Suit Drive for United Way of Southern Nevada Oct. 24 – Nov. 3

17 Oct 2011, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Uncategorized

              Miracle Mile Shops Hosts suit drive For United Way of Southern Nevada Oct. 24 – Nov. 3 From Oct. 24 through Nov. 3, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino hosts a suit drive in conjunction with United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council’s 4th Annual Fall Suit Drive. Those looking to donate new and gently-used women’s suits and professional attire…

Mix 94.1 Radio Personality Mercedes Martinez and United Way of Southern Nevada President/CEO Cass Palmer Host 2012 Campaign Kickoff on Oct. 13

22 Sep 2011, Posted by admin in Charity Events

  Mix 94.1 Radio Personality Mercedes Martinez and United Way of Southern Nevada President/CEO Cass Palmer Host 2012 Campaign Kickoff on Oct. 13   KXMB Mix 94.1 radio personality Mercedes Martinez and United Way of Southern Nevada President and CEO Cass Palmer team up for the nonprofits’ 2012 Campaign Kickoff 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Martinez and Palmer will inspire…

United Way Of Southern Nevada And Future Smiles Offer Free Dental Services for Uninsured And Underinsured Children

11 Jul 2011, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

United Way of Southern Nevada and Future SmilesOffer Free Dental Services for Uninsured and Underinsured Children WHAT: United Way of Southern Nevada partners with Future Smiles to provide complimentary dental services to uninsured and underinsured children in the community. On Friday, July 15, representatives from United Way of Southern Nevada and Future Smiles will be available for interviews to discuss the importance of providing those in need with the appropriate…