United Blood Services to Award 16 College Scholarships to Area High Schools

WHO:    United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:    15th Annual Celebration of Life High School Awards and Scholarship Banquet WHY:        Approximately 6100 units of blood were donated during the 2014-2015 school year by students in Clark County and neighboring school districts as part of the United Blood Services High School Blood Drive Program. That number … [Read more...]

5,714 Pints of Blood Still Needed for United Blood Services’ Summer Kick-Off Challenge

LAS VEGAS – United Blood Services Nevada needs to collect more than 9,500 pints of blood and platelets before May 31 in order to ensure a steady and ample supply. As of May 14, we have collected 3,786 pints, 5,714 short of our ultimate goal. Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer for the blood bank, when donations unfortunately decrease just as the demand increases. In an … [Read more...]

McDonald’s to Host ‘I’m Lovin’ It’ Summer Book Drive on May 16 and 17

WHO:             McDonald’s Southern Nevada locations and nonprofit Spread the Word Nevada WHAT:          During the “I’m Lovin’ It” summer book drive, hosted by McDonald’s and Spread the Word Nevada, community members will receive a complimentary vanilla cone in exchange for donating new or gently used children’s books to any participating McDonald’s restaurant in … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Raises More Than $42,000 During Annual Green for Grads Scholarship Fundraising Event

LAS VEGAS – McDonald’s announced today a total of $42,829 was raised in Southern Nevada restaurants for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas scholarship program during its fifth annual Green for Grads scholarship fundraising event on April 10, 2015. During the one-day scholarship fundraising event, 111 participating Southern Nevada restaurants pledged to … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth received single largest donation of sack lunches and hygiene kits from Jack Link’s Protein Snacks

Jack Link’s Protein Snacks partnered with Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) to provide local homeless youth with 2,000 non-perishable sack lunches and 6,000 hygiene kits during a volunteer project on May 5 at the SLS Hotel. This was the single largest donation of these basic survival items to the nonprofit organization, and means NPHY will be able to provide meals … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Customers Show Lovin’ to Greater Las Vegas Children, Families

LAS VEGAS – Paper Hearts will soon line the walls of restaurants in the greater Las Vegas area as the company kicks off its 13th annual fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). As part of its refreshed focus on the “lovin’” piece of “i’m lovin’ it,” McDonald’s is renaming the former “Give a Hand” fundraiser to “lovin’ for RMHC.” All proceeds go to RMHC, … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with Free Breakfast Promotion

WHO: McDonald’s Southern Nevada locations WHAT:    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, McDonald’s invites all Southern Nevada teachers to visit its restaurants from May 4 through May 8 to enjoy one small McCafé coffee and a breakfast sandwich free of charge with proof of a faculty I.D.. The complimentary breakfast promotion is available at participating Southern … [Read more...]

Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas to Participate in “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive

Dunkin’ Donuts will be participating in the upcoming National Association of Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive.

Locations collecting food for local food banks  LAS VEGAS – Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, will be participating in the upcoming National Association of Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive.  From now through May 9, customers who donate non-perishable food item(s) at participating Las Vegas area Dunkin’ Donuts … [Read more...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Collects 706 Pounds of Food for Three Square Food Bank

Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently completed its fourth annual food drive benefiting Three Square Food Bank.

Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently completed its fourth annual food drive benefiting Three Square Food Bank. The company collected 706 pounds of food, which will help create 588 meals that will be given to Three Square’s more than 1,300 community partners who feed more than 137,000 food-insecure men, women and children each month. The company’s commitment and … [Read more...]

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...]