Come Run with Ronald McDonald at the 11th Annual Runnin’ for the House 5K Run

Pull up your striped racing socks and come run with Ronald McDonald and Las Vegas’ one-and-only Carrot Top at the 11th annual Runnin’ for the House.

Who: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas What: Runnin’ for the House certified 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk Meet and Greet and run with Carrot Top, pancake breakfast, expo booth area, Microsoft interactive gaming tent, 32-foot rock wall and tours of the RMHC House and Care Mobile. When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 Registration begins at 7 … [Read more...]

Smith’s to Raise Funds for St. Rose Dominican Hospital

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores is at it again. On April 14, Smith’s will begin its fourth annual fundraising campaign to benefit the St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation Charity Care Program. Through May 17, Smith’s customers are invited to join store associates in fundraising efforts throughout Southern Nevada and Northern Arizona, including Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, … [Read more...]

JDRF Honors Julie Murray

Murray’s work will be recognized at the JDRF 2015 Hope Gala, to be held at Mandalay Bay on Friday, May 1 starting at 6:00 p.m.

The 2015 JDRF Hope Gala honors Julie Murray, who strengthens our community by helping address some of Southern Nevada’s most intractable challenges. She has found success launching and assisting innovative nonprofit groups and advising philanthropists. Like JDRF, she embraces best practices and professional administration as cornerstones of her work. After playing key … [Read more...]

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk Raises Funds to Cure “Silent Diseases”

The Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis community walk will be held on Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at Exploration Park.

For photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/v94ef1zr34k0c1g/AAAHUKGWYKB6wJxVZ7hJFfCQa?dl=0  Dust off your sneakers and get ready to help those with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and other diseases causing inflammation of the intestines – or Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) – often called the “silent diseases” by leading medical professionals because many who suffer from … [Read more...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall

WHO: United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT: Community blood drive at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall WHY: Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors at this blood drive will receive two vouchers to the Firelight Buffet at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall. Restrictions apply. As Southern Nevada’s community blood … [Read more...]

Three Square Food Bank and The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Collaborate to Help Fight Child Hunger

Three Square will receive $20,000 grant to support local BackPack for Kids Program to help fight child food insecurity in Southern Nevada

Three Square will receive $20,000 grant to support local BackPack for Kids Program to help fight child food insecurity in Southern Nevada LAS VEGAS – Three Square Food Bank announced that they have received a $20,000 grant from The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF).  In the second year of a three-year, $1,000,000 commitment, The DDBRCF is … [Read more...]

McDonald’s to Host Annual Green for Grads Scholarship Fundraising Event

WHO:       McDonald’s Southern Nevada locations WHAT:   McDonald’s is hosting its fifth annual Green for Grads scholarship fundraising event. During the one-day event, all participating Southern Nevada restaurants will donate $1 from every Extra Value MealÒ purchased locally. Funds raised will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas scholarship … [Read more...]

Have Dessert on St. Patrick’s Night at Table 34 Las Vegas

Table 34 Las Vegas, located at 600 E. Warm Springs Road, is helping Brownie Troupe #28 on St. Patrick's Day - March 17, 2015.

Table 34 Las Vegas, located at 600 E. Warm Springs Road, is helping Brownie Troupe #28 on St. Patrick's Day - March 17, 2015. Proceeds from Chef Wes Kendrick's special evening dessert "Thin Mint Sundae for Two" ($8.50) will support Brownie Troupe #28.  St. Patrick's Day-themed after-dinner drinks will be available to accompany the dessert. The restaurant also plans cocktail … [Read more...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hosting Food Drive To Benefit Three Square

Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy is set to begin its fourth annual food drive benefitting Three Square. From March 16-27, Matt Smith Physical Therapy again will be collecting non-perishable food at each of its Southern Nevada locations. Last year, the company collected 2,371 pounds of food, helping create 2,276 meals that were given to Three Square’s more than 600 … [Read more...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Rampart Casino and JW Marriott

WHO: United Blood Services (UBS) of Las Vegas WHAT: Community blood drive at the Rampart Casino at the Resort at Summerlin and JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa WHY: Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors at this blood drive will receive one Rampart Buffet voucher and be entered for a chance to win various … [Read more...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel on Feb. 27

WHO:  United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:  Blood drive at Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel WHY:  Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors 21 and over will receive a voucher for two to the Eastside Cannery’s Cannery Row Buffet. As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Community Gives Big to Families at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas community came together in a big way on Saturday, Jan. 31 for the 14th Annual Food Drive for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas. Residents donated more than 18,000 pounds of food and supplies at local Smith’s Food and Drug Stores. Raffle tickets for a Golden Nugget staycation were sold. Raffle ticket sales, donations and gift … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Announces ‘Buy-One-Give-One Big Mac’ Promotion to Benefit Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

WHO:      McDonald’s Southern Nevada locations WHAT:  McDonald’s is teaming up with Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing assistance and resources to homeless teenagers in Southern Nevada, for its ‘Buy-One-Give-One Big Mac’ promotion. During the one-day fundraiser, McDonald’s will donate a voucher for one … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Previews One of Country’s Most Comprehensive Homeless Youth Drop-In Centers

The NPHY newly expanded Drop-In Center is the culmination of a unique partnership between three charitable organizations.

One of the country’s most comprehensive drop-in centers for homeless youth is opening, and it is located in Las Vegas. The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s (NPHY) newly expanded Drop-In Center is the culmination of a unique partnership between three charitable organizations – NPHY, Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) and HomeAid Southern Nevada (HASN) – that has resulted … [Read more...]

Evening of Hope Epicurean Experience Benefits Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada on March 6

Evening of Hope epicurean-style experience and cocktail reception fundraiser will raise money for the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada.

A night of culinary tastes from top Las Vegas restaurants, beautiful and heart-warming children’s art, great silent and live auction prizes and good friends gathering for a good cause is planned to help children with cancer. An Evening of Hope will be Friday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at the World Market Center, located at 495 S. Grand Central Pkwy, on the 16th Floor at … [Read more...]

Evil Dead the Musical & Cosmic Comics Host a Blood Drive with United Blood Services

WHO:           United Blood Services of Las Vegas, Evil Dead the Musical and Cosmic Comics WHAT:        Evil Dead the Musical offers two free tickets to their show at Blood Drive. WHY:            Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors at this blood drive will receive two free tickets to see Evil Dead The … [Read more...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at The Orleans Hotel & Casino

WHO:             United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) WHAT:       The Orleans Hotel & Casino to offer a free buffet voucher at Blood Drive WHY:  Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors 21 and older at this blood drive will receive a breakfast or lunch voucher for one to the French Market Buffet. … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Donated More Than 5,000 Non-Perishable Food Items to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission

Just in time for the holidays, Nevada State Bank donated more than 5,000 non-perishable food items, or 11.5 barrels, to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission

LAS VEGAS – Just in time for the holidays, Nevada State Bank donated more than 5,000 non-perishable food items, or 11.5 barrels, to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission – 50 items more than the amount collected in last year’s drive. The donation is the result of contributions from bank colleagues and the community. “The Las Vegas Rescue Mission is a tremendous asset to our … [Read more...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Collects More Than 300 Toys for Light of the World Childhood Cancer Foundation

Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently completed its annual toy drive, which benefited Light of the World Childhood Cancer Foundation.Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently completed its annual toy drive, which benefited Light of the World Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Las Vegas - Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently completed its annual toy drive, which benefited Light of the World Childhood Cancer Foundation, an organization that aims to provide programs to those affected by childhood cancer that give spiritual, emotional and financial support, and assist families with finding resources to address practical concerns. The company collected … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Hosts Public Block Party for Grand Opening of Expanded Drop-In Center: Free Event is Jan. 31 From 11am – 3pm

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) is inviting the public to a block party to celebrate the grand opening of its expanded Drop-In Center.

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) is inviting the public to a block party to celebrate the grand opening of its expanded Drop-In Center on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event will feature entertainment, games and other activities for all ages, tours, food and more. The Drop-In Center is located at 4981 Shirley Street, across from UNLV off of … [Read more...]