Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, which is part of the national We Honor Veterans program, announced that its facilities will serve as drop-off points for “Veterans Stand Down,” an annual clothing and food drive hosted by the U.S. Veterans Initiative of Las Vegas. The drive will take place from now until Feb. 28, 2014.
Donations can include non-perishable food items, new socks, new undershirts, new underwear, new toiletry items, backpacks, books, sleeping bags, blankets, athletic and casual shoes, reading and prescription bifocals, gently used clothing, and personal items.
Donations can be dropped off at one of two Nathan Adelson Hospice locations:
- 4131 Swenson St., Las Vegas, Nev., 89119
- 1401 South Highway 160, Suite B, Pahrump, Nev., 89048
For more information on the Las Vegas Veterans Stand Down or to make a monetary donation directly to the organization, visit www.usvetsinc.org/lasvegas.
About Nathan Adelson Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care for 35 years, is the largest non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for an average of 400 patients daily. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice began providing home care hospice service in Southern Nevada with the mission to offer patients and their loved ones with comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in the community. In 1983, Nathan Adelson Hospice opened an in-patient hospice in Las Vegas, and today the hospice is recognized as a national model for superior hospice care. The mission of the hospice is to be the Hospice of Choice, the Employer of Preference and a Training Center of Excellence. Its vision is simple: no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain. The hospice also is home to The Center for Compassionate Care, a non-profit counseling agency providing individual, group and family counseling services to address grief, loss and issues related to surviving life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit www.nah.org.