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United Way of Southern Nevada Receives a $160,000 Lumina Foundation National Grant to Increase Postsecondary Attainment Rates

United Way of Southern Nevada Receives a $160,000 Lumina Foundation National Grant to Increase Postsecondary Attainment Rates

UWSN – Only Nevada organization to receive funding from the prestigious Lumina Foundation United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) was the only organization in Nevada selected to receive a $160,000 Lumina Foundation national grant to help increase postsecondary degree attainment in southern Nevada. To increase postsecondary degree attainment in southern Nevada, UWSN is collaborating with…Continue Reading

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March 30, 2015 (Mon)
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Clark High School Auditorium
Morning Rounds | UNLV School of Medicine | Raising the Bar
Hosted by United Way of Southern Nevada’s Health Impact Council MORNING ROUNDS with Dr. Barbara Atkinson Dean of the UNLV School of Medicine Please join us as Dean Atkinson shares the vision of the UNLV School of Medicine, the journey of stakeholder integration and community collaboration, and how building inspiration around science and medicine benefits us all. Learn when you…... Continue Reading


April 26, 2015 (Sun)
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kellogg-Zaher Soccer Complex in Summerlin
Girls on the Run 5k
Come run, walk, hop or skip across the finish line with hundreds of 3rd-5th grade girls at their celebratory 5k. The 5k is the final goal of a 10-week program designed to boost confidence, personal connections and a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness! Race starts at 9:00am.... Continue Reading


May 2, 2015 (Sat)
2:00 PM
“Derby Day” YPS Signature Event
Evite, event details, and more information coming soon, but mark your calendars for this amazing event! See the flyer Doors open at 2:00pm Kentucky Derby Live at 3:30pm Get ready for our biggest event of the year! Our YPS Signature Event at Commonwealth in downtown Las Vegas. Those of you who were there last year…... Continue Reading

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May 16, 2015 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Springs Preserve
Flip Through Summer | Family Fun Summer Kickoff
Take a walk down storytime lane and bring the whole family to this fun-filled, community event FLIP THROUGH SUMMER will be a special day of celebration, imagination and the magic of some of children’s most beloved books and characters. The event encourages summer reading, since children can lose as much as three months of reading comprehension during the summer.…... Continue Reading


June 12, 2015 (Fri)
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bear’s Best Las Vegas
Fourth Annual NV Energy – IBEW 396 Golf Tournament benefitting United Way of Southern Nevada
See Flyer here 4th Annual NV Energy – IBEW 396 United Way Golf Benefit Registration: 6:30 AM Time: 7:30 AM Shotgun Start Format: Four Person Scramble Awards and banquet immediately following play. Raffle and Mulligans Available Tournament Day: $5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets Mulligans $10 each 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Prizes – Golf Course Contests…... Continue Reading


October 22, 2015 (Thu)
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Brasilia Ballroom
Community in Blue | Campaign Celebration 2015
Sponsorship opportunities available. Click here for information. Join us for a celebration of our donors and workplace campaigns who support us throughout the year! We are hosting our annual 2015 Community in Blue | Campaign Celebration on Thursday, October 22 from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Brasilia Ballroom. The event celebrates United Way’s…... Continue Reading