Henderson Chamber Helps Make Holiday Wishes a Reality

Sponsorship of surprises for young girl example of Community Day events HENDERSON, Nev. – Every year the Henderson Chamber of Commerce hosts Community Days, where the membership works to give back to the community. The end of the year brings the most poignant service project yet – making a young girl’s holiday dreams come true.… [More…]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Gets Holiday Boost from New Song Church

Donations for NPYH -The day before the concert

Congregants held concerts, donation drive to help homeless kids To help clothe and feed homeless kids, members of the New Song Church held Christmas concerts and a donation drive for beneficiaries of Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth.  There was an overwhelming response with a truckload of youth clothing, fast food restaurant and grocery store gift… [More…]

MassMedia Raises 4,500 Pounds of Food to Assist Local Families in Need

LAS VEGAS – MassMedia, a full-service public relations, advertising and marketing firm with offices in Las Vegas and Irvine, California, raised 4,500 pounds of food including 86 turkeys, for Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada during its fourth annual Feeding the Masses Thanksgiving Food Drive. According to Leslie Carmine, media and community relations director for Catholic Charities… [More…]

Thirteen year old Boy Scout, Phillip Bouchard Jr., Oversees the Collection of One of the Largest Individual Donations to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas

RMHC is pleased to announce that during this holiday season it have received one of our largest individual donations by a 13 year old Boy Scout,

Phillip surpassed his goal of collecting 800 items, by gathering 1,478 items and over $1,400.00 in gift cards in donations. LAS VEGAS, NV –Ronald Charities of Greater L.V.  is pleased to announce that during this holiday season we have received one of our largest individual donations by a 13 year old Boy Scout, by Phillip Bouchard… [More…]

Leadership Henderson Mixer to Benefit Toys for Tots Program

Holiday event to collect new toys for U.S. Marine Corps Reserve charity Dec. 18 HENDERSON, Nev. – Leadership Henderson and the Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host a mixer to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at Miller’s Henderson Ale House, 594 Stephanie St. Open to… [More…]

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement

VMSN has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners.

Nationwide campaign encourages giving with a purpose LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners – charities, families, businesses and individuals – to transform how people think about, talk about and participate… [More…]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at The Resort at Summerlin in Honor of Charlie Bonnici

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it.

WHO:             United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:          The Charlie Bonnici Community Memorial Blood drive at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa & Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin WHY:             Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. United Blood Services is calling on all community members… [More…]

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores to Match $1,000 Donated to Homeless Youth Food Drive

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores will match the first $1,000 donated during the final week of NPHY Plastic Food Drive for homeless youth.

LAS VEGAS ‒ Smith’s Food & Drug Stores will match the first $1,000 donated in $25 gift cards purchased at Smith’s, or other grocery stores during the final week of Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s (NPHY) Plastic Food Drive for homeless youth. Now in its eighth year, the drive will run through Tuesday, Nov. 25.… [More…]

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation 5k and 1 Mile Walk Raised $196,000 for Kids with Cancer

More than $196,000 was raised for kids with cancer by more than 2,000 “superheroes” at the annual Candlelighters Shine for a Superhero 5K and 1 Mile Race.

More than $196,000 was raised for kids with cancer by more than 2,000 “superheroes” at the annual Candlelighters Shine for a Superhero 5K and 1 Mile Race with Chet Buchanan. Benefitting the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, the event was Saturday, Sept. 13 at Exploration Park in the Mountain’s Edge master planned community. Race… [More…]

McDonald’s Awards More Than $30,000 to Local Teachers

WHO:             McDonald’s Southern Nevada owner operators WHAT:          McDonald’s Southern Nevada owner/operators will donate more than $30,000 to more than 60 local educators during a special check presentation ceremony. The funds were awarded to educators through McDonald’s Make Activities Count Grants (MAC Grants) program. This fall, local teachers grades K-8 were encouraged to apply for up to… [More…]

United Blood Services Offers Two Gifts to Volunteer Blood Donors in November

Donors to receive tickets to “Ja-Makin-Me-Laugh” and Motor Trend International Auto Show

Donors to receive tickets to “Ja-Makin-Me-Laugh” and Motor Trend International Auto Show LAS VEGAS – United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is offering volunteer blood donors one voucher valid for two admissions to see “Matilda & Patrick’s Ja-Makin-Me-Laugh” at the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel, and two tickets to attend the 2015 Motor Trend… [More…]

HeART of Giving Gala Presented by McDonald’s of Greater Las Vegas

With 350 people attending, the HeART of Giving Gala raised over $350,000 for our Ronald McDonald House families.

Who:      Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas What:    HeART of Giving Gala Featuring silent and live auction, Gift of Home donation, dinner, and live entertainment When:    Saturday, October 18, 2014 Las Vegas, NV  – If you’ve ever planned a large live event, then you know anything goes!  But every once in a… [More…]

Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas Holds 2nd Annual ‘Adopt-A-Family’ Drive to Benefit Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

Guests who bring in donated items will receive one free medium hot or iced coffee, or donut  LAS VEGAS – Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas is gearing up for its second annual “Adopt-A-Family” drive benefiting Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. From Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, a total of 16 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the Las Vegas area will… [More…]

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award from Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Dickson Realty has been awarded the 2014 large company Revitalization Award from the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce in honor of its new 7,048 square foot office building in Truckee. The award recognizes new construction and/or renovation projects that help make Truckee more visually… [More…]

Getting a “Return on Investment” from Corporate Giving

Charitable giving not only helps create a more vibrant and healthy community, but it provides a benefit to donors in the form of a “return on investment.”

Businesses receive numerous requests each month to make donations to non-profit organizations and these requests increase during the holiday season. These donations are a necessity to help support the work of non-profit organizations and ultimately help build a stronger community. Currently in Southern Nevada, there are 275,000 children, seniors and families who live in poverty;… [More…]

McDonald’s Celebrates Veterans Day with Breakfast Offer

WHO:             McDonald’s Southern Nevada locations WHAT:          In honor of Veterans Day, Southern Nevada McDonald’s restaurants invite all active and retired members of the military to enjoy a complimentary small McCafé coffee and a breakfast sandwich free of charge with proof of I.D. The complimentary breakfast is available at participating Southern Nevada locations during breakfast hours. WHEN:         … [More…]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it.

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 will receive a voucher for two free admissions for the Eastside Cannery’s Cannery Row Buffet. As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood… [More…]

 McDonald’s to Provide 200 Volunteers for One-Day Service Event at Three Square Food Bank

McDonald’s Southern Nevada employees to volunteer for annual Community Day event

McDonald’s Southern Nevada employees to volunteer for annual Community Day event WHO:    McDonald’s and Three Square Food Bank WHAT:       McDonald’s is hosting its fourth annual Community Day event. This year 200 volunteers from McDonald’s 110 Southern Nevada restaurants will visit Three Square Food Bank for a one-day community service event. Volunteers will aid in… [More…]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More…] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy… [More…]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors

Park Place Infiniti is a proud sponsor of the Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon.

LAS VEGAS – Park Place Infiniti is a proud sponsor of the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. The event will benefit the Smiles for Survivors foundation, which helps breast cancer patients combat the oral side effects of chemotherapy and radiation… [More…]

The District at Green Valley Ranch to Host Wine Tasting Event on Oct. 18

The District at Green Valley Ranch is hosting Cork & Fork, a food and wine event on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A portion of all proceeds from Cork & Fork to benefit Spread the Word Nevada HENDERSON, Nev. – The District at Green Valley Ranch is hosting Cork & Fork, a food and wine event on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will feature a wine walk through The District’s revitalized… [More…]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Launches #pickupthetab to Feed Homeless Teens for the Holidays

Holidays can be unsettling for homeless youth, while everyone else is enjoying a holiday feast, homeless teens wonder when they will eat their next meal.

LAS VEGAS — Thanksgiving and Christmas can be unsettling and scary for homeless youth unable to be with family. While everyone else is enjoying a holiday feast, homeless teens are wondering when they will eat their next meal. To make it easier for more than 9,000 Clark County homeless youth to get a hot meal… [More…]