LAS VEGAS, NV –UPDATE: Through the support of NV Energy, Bank of America and the Wells Fargo Foundation, United Way of Southern Nevada launched the UWSN Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund to assist those impacted by COVID-19. To donate, visit uwsn.org/donate or text "UWSNFUND" to 313131. "As your United Way of Southern Nevada, it's our role to stand in the … [Read more...] about United Way of Southern Nevada Announces a Fund to Help Those Impacted by COVID-19: Resources and Information Available at uwsn.org/COVID19
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Non-profits in Nevada are facing a myriad of challenges from finding qualified staff and volunteers to changes to the federal tax code. Recently, executives for Nevada non-profits met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss these and other issues facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Non-Profit
The Leadership Advance Class of 2017 excelled in its class project in bringing support and awareness to the nonprofit Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, the most comprehensive service provider for homeless youth in Southern Nevada. The awareness, donation and supplies drive effort by the up-and-coming business and community leaders began in February and culminated with a … [Read more...] about Leadership Advance Class of 2017 Project Focuses on Helping Homeless Kids
HENDERSON – Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2017, the 17th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The 26 community and business leaders will receive more than 30 hours of professional leadership development training, which began with a kickoff event Oct. 13 and will continue through May. During the next … [Read more...] about Leadership Henderson Announces 2017 Class
LAS VEGAS – As policymakers tackle college affordability leading to November’s election, the College of Southern Nevada is pleased to announce its documentary “No Greater Odds” will be screened on campus, just ahead of the final presidential debate at UNLV. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with higher education policy experts on investing in free … [Read more...] about CSN Documentary to be Presented as Final Presidential Debate Nears
Las Vegas - The Simmons Group Nevada had a busy year helping local and national nonprofits. In 2015, Simmons Group donated a total of $35,000 and over 300 hours of their employees’ time helping organizations that help those in need. In addition to offering volunteer hours, the Simmons Group team donated their professional services, including human resources services, … [Read more...] about Simmons Group Donates $35,000 to Charitable Organizations
LAS VEGAS — The 27th annual Scouting for Food Drive kicks off November 14. An estimated 7,000 Boy Scouts and volunteers, serving over 30,000 hours, will fan out across Las Vegas neighborhoods distributing their signature yellow bags door-to-door for collection on November 21. “We hope to collect more than 200 tons of food so we can feed Southern Nevada families in need … [Read more...] about Boy Scouts Scouting for Food Drive to Benefit Salvation Army Food Pantry
As the state continues its steady economic recovery, Nevada’s non-profit organizations have gotten creative in order to fulfill their mission. Collaborative efforts move forward making industry leaders optimistic about the coming years. Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Non-Profit
“Quality education and healthcare are key to the diversification of our employment base, which will bring businesses and individuals to Southern Nevada and positively impact our economy.” Joselyn Cousins • Vice President, Community Development, United Way of Southern Nevada “Not a single event or government program will solve Nevada’s economic problems, but understanding … [Read more...] about What has the greatest potential to improve Nevada’s economy?
United Way of Southern Nevada receives $1.3 million grant from Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) Phase 30 funding to distribute to local nonprofits. Allocated to 12 organizations across the Valley, these funds must be distributed to the community by March 31, 2013. "United Way is committed to meeting the emergency and immediate needs of the community, helping them to … [Read more...] about United Way Oversees $1.3 Million Grant from Emergency Food and Shelter Program to Local Nonprofits
“My first job was traveling around the intermountain west refinishing gym floors at high schools, junior high schools and churches. I probably lost a few brain cells breathing the toxic fumes but it gave me the desire to get my college degree as fast as possible. Hopefully the education made up for the lost brain cells.” Richard Bird • Regional Manager, Marcus & … [Read more...] about What was your very first job?