HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA 2013 EVENT Listings
Donate a Dollar at Walgreens
Now through Sept. 30
HELP of Southern Nevada encourages Walgreens shoppers to help make a difference in their community by donating a dollar or more when visiting any of the drugstore’s 62 Las Vegas and Henderson locations. Donations will be collected upon checkout and will go directly to HELP of Southern Nevada.
HELP of Southern Nevada Menu at Rí Rá Las Vegas
Now through Sept. 29
Visit Rí Rá Las Vegas (located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place) to support HELP of Southern Nevada. Order from a special HELP menu during lunch or dinner and the pub will donate 20 percent of proceeds to the nonprofit.
The limited-time menu features a Guinness Beer Cheese and Pretzels appetizer ($9.95), a delicious combination of Guinness, Irish and American cheddars, and Coleman’s mustard, served hot with warm pretzel sticks for dipping. Entrée selections include Guinness BBQ Pork ($19.95) served with loaded mashed potatoes and baked beans; Guinness Brat and Mash ($18.95) alongside sundried tomato mash, beer battered onion rings and a mustard brown gravy; and Guinness Braised Short Ribs ($22.95) complemented with champ and garlic green beans. Diners craving dessert will be delighted by the Guinness Sundae ($6.95), a warm house-baked black and tan brownie with vanilla ice cream, Guinness chocolate sauce, strawberries, walnuts and whipped cream.
Timbers 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Enjoy an afternoon of golf with friends at the beautifully manicured Siena Gold Club (10575 Siena Monte Ave.) while supporting HELP of Southern Nevada and other local charities. Event registration will begin at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Individual tickets for the tournament are $175 per person or $700 for a group of four. For more information, call Kathleen at 702-896-0093.
Tea, Trends & Tranquility
The annual afternoon of tea, fashion and philanthropy is scheduled for Oct. 30 at the Four Seasons Las Vegas. Join HELP of Southern Nevada as the organization honors Mayor Carolyn Goodman for her support of human services in the Las Vegas community. Tickets are available for $100 per person or $1,000 per table of 10. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For tickets and tables, contact Abby Quinn at 702-836-2130.
97.1 The Point Turkey-Thon
Nov. 21 to 23
Each Thanksgiving, HELP of Southern Nevada teams up with 97.1 The Point to provide more than 1,200 families with a turkey for dinner. Donations of frozen turkeys and fixings will be accepted from November 21 to 23 at several Albertsons locations to be announced soon. Those wishing to donate money online can do so by visiting helpsonv.org and writing “Thanksgiving” in the subject line on the donation page. A family of four can be fed with just $35.
15th Annual 98.5 KLUC Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive
Dec. 5 to 16
Now in its 15th year, Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo will host a toy drive at 6226 W. Sahara Avenue with Chet living on the 30-foot scaffolding throughout the entire drive. After the drive, HELP of Southern Nevada will distribute the toys to more than 3,000 families in need.
$10 on the 10th Donor Program
Become a recurring donor with HELP of Southern Nevada’s $10 on the 10th, a program that encourages Southern Nevada residents to help make a difference in their community by donating $10 on the 10th of every month. Those wishing to sign up can visit www.helpsonv.org and click the “Get Involved” page to scroll down and donate, labeling “$10 on the 10th” in the description.
Round It Up At Yard House
Support HELP of Southern Nevada by visiting Yard House at Town Square Las Vegas all year long and participating in Round It Up America®, a program that gives diners around the country the opportunity to make a difference in their communities by donating pocket change to local nonprofits. Each check at Yard House at Town Square Las Vegas contains a line where patrons can donate to HELP of Southern Nevada by simply rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar. While the individual donations may be nominal, their collective sum is powerful in assisting HELP of Southern Nevada serve the community through its various programs.
Winder Farms Grocery Home Delivery
When you sign up for Winder Farms Grocery Home Delivery, the grocer will donate $25 to HELP of Southern Nevada and the customer will additionally receive $25 in Winder Farms credit. The sign-up includes a 40 delivery commitment. Those wishing to sign up must enter promo code HELPSN13 on the sign-up screen at www.winderfarms.com or call 1-800-WINDER1.
Las Vegas Review-Journal Gives
Donate $10 to HELP of Southern Nevada by signing up for a new, pre-paid subscription for the Las Vegas Review-Journal through the RJ Gives program. Subscriptions are $80 per year for four days a week or $117 per year for seven days a week. To order, visit https://myrjnewsstand.reviewjournal.com/charity/ and select HELP of Southern Nevada from the drop-down menu.
ABOUT HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
HELP of Southern Nevada operates nine departments, consists of 97 employees and serves more than 103,000 unduplicated clients each year. The services HELP provides assist low-income families, homeless teens and adults among other individuals, to become more self-sufficient through direct services, trainings and referrals. Programs available include Shannon West Homeless Youth Center, Emergency Resources, Weatherization, Community Alternative Sentencing, Work Opportunities Readiness Center, Holiday Assistance, Nevada 2-1-1 and Homeless Outreach. For more information, call HELP of Southern Nevada at 702-369-4357 or visit www.helpsonv.org.