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 professional attire may drop them off during normal business hours at the Miracle Mile Shops customer service desk operated by Tickets & Tours. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain confidence to succeed during an interview and in the workplace.
Donations will benefit United Way accredited agencies with back to work programs for women. The agencies include Goodwill Career Connections, HopeLink, S.A.F.E. House, Safe Nest, The Shade Tree, Women’s Development Center and HELP of Southern Nevada’s Work Opportunities Readiness Center. All suit donors will receive a Miracle Mile Shops Shop. Dine. Save coupon book valued at $2,000.
In addition to the suit drive, Miracle Mile Shops will collect donations in its fountain during the month of November. All change tossed in the popular water feature or the indoor rainstorm will benefit United Way of Southern Nevada.
The partnership between Miracle Mile Shops and United Way of Southern Nevada is part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing campaign, celebrating a year of change in 2012. In addition to the monthly fountain fundraisers, the Caring, Giving, Changing campaign also raises funds for other programs and organizations through community sponsorships, additional partnerships and a number of cash and in-kind donations. In previous months Miracle Mile Shops has teamed up with the Southern Nevada Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® (October), Shriners Hospitals For Children (September), Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson (August), Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Las Vegas (July), Aid For AIDS of Nevada (June), Communities In Schools of Nevada (May), Autism Speaks (April), National Multiple Sclerosis Society (March), American Heart Association (February) and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (January). In 2011, Miracle Mile Shops raised a total of $100,000 for numerous local and national non-profit organizations and aims to surpass that number in 2012.
About Women’s Leadership Council
The vision of the Women’s Leadership Council is to strengthen the social landscape by engaging women leaders to inspire others to take action, creating long-lasting change in the community through education, access to healthcare and financial stability. This influential group, led by volunteer co-chairwomen Cindy Brinker and Deb Mele-Blanchard, is forging the way to a better future through their fits of time, leadership and financial support. The intent is to bring local philanthropic women to the front lines to address the community’s most pressing needs.
About United Way of Southern Nevada
United Way of Southern Nevada works to build a healthier community and to advocate the common good through a focus on Education, Health and Financial Stability, the building blocks of a good life. With an extensive network of donors, volunteers and community leaders, the United Way brings together the passion, expertise and resources needed to affect positive change in our community. Together, person by person, the United Way’s collaborative power is building a more solid community fabric, connecting impassioned advocates who truly LIVE UNITED for a better southern Nevada. For more information on how to get involved, please visit www.uwsn.org.
About Miracle Mile Shops:
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is a 1.2 mile retail/entertainment complex at the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip featuring 170 specialty stores, 15 restaurants and three live entertainment venues. The center is home to PBR Rock Bar & Grill, boasting a Strip-side location with excellent food, drinks and bull riding; Dollheads, the only blow-dry and extensions bar on the Strip; H&M; Sugar Factory, the sweet shop adored by Hollywood’s hottest celebrities; American clothing line and complete lifestyle brand Original Penguin; Chicago popcorn legend Garrett Popcorn Shops’ only Las Vegas location; GUESS; Urban Outfitters; True Religion Brand Jeans; 15,000-square-foot bar and restaurant Cabo Wabo® Cantina; Las Vegas’ very own Sin City Brewing Co.; Club Tattoo, featuring some of the best tattoo artists and body piercers in the nation; the first House of Hoops by Foot Locker in the city; as well as a multi-million dollar fountain show. Miracle Mile Shops is owned by David Edelstein and Aby Rosen, in conjunction with leasing and marketing consultant Robert K. Futterman & Associates LLC.
Miracle Mile Shops is open 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 10 a.m. – midnight Friday – Saturday. For more information, call (888) 800-8284 or visit www.miraclemileshopslv.com. Keep up with the latest Miracle Mile Shops news via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.