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Me & My Recipe | Michelle “Mimi” Bresette

Michelle “Mimi” Bresette was born and raised in New Jersey but the winter of 1978 convinced her that she needed to go somewhere warm. Mimi moved first to Southern California and has made her home in Las Vegas with her mom and two cats, Taylor and Luke. In Mimi’s free time, she loves to travel. She’s been to… More

Thank you Caesars Entertainment!

Caesars Entertainment employees helped create a brighter future for the community by raising $377,000 during their annual 2015 United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) workplace campaign. Caesars Entertainment and United Way gathered to commemorate this momentous accomplishment during a check presentation ceremony on October 30, 2015. “Our employees support United Way of Southern Nevada because… More

WLC Spotlight | Rosemary Missisian

A busy mother of three, Rosemary Missisian is a Partner at a national law firm, but still finds the time to give back to the community through the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC). She joined the WLC in April 2015 as a way to become more involved in the power of many. “While individually we can… More

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Early Education Partners Strategize to Create Bold Community Solutions

Covering hot topics like defining what constitutes true quality early education, over 50 participants met to focus on improving early education on Oct. 23 at United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN). During the four-hour focused brainstorming meeting, participants from UWSN, the Nevada Department of Education, the Las Vegas Urban League, Children’s Advocacy Alliance, Children’s Cabinet and… More

CenturyLink Trunk or Treat Raised Over $11,000 to Help Local Children and Families

CenturyLink brought the community together for “Trunk or Treat,” a free family Halloween event that raised over $11,000 for United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN). Transforming an empty parking lot into a land of creepy, crawly fun for kids was not an easy task. It took over 100 volunteers including 50 CenturyLink employees to coordinate the… More

Community Calendar | November 2015

11.6.15 2015 WLC “Women’s Fall Suit Drive,” November 6 Join United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council for the annual one-day suit drive on Friday, November 6, 2015 from 7a.m. – 2p.m. Donate your suits and professional items including suits, dresses, shoes, handbags and jewelry for women in need. The drive helps women prepare… More

On the Campaign Trail | November 2015

Fall is in the air, the weather is cooling down and employees are heating it up with an increased commitment to raise money for children and families across the Valley. Employee campaign teams have been busy creating exciting new events, making presentations and engaging leadership in creating momentum for a brighter future across southern Nevada.… More

YPS “The Piggy Bank” Program Teaching Students at Long Elementary Money Saving Skills

On Monday, November 9th, United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) will launch the third “Piggy Bank,” a unique financial literacy program designed to teach students of Howard Long Elementary School how to save money by simulating a traditional banking experience. “The Piggy Bank” is a collaboration between United Way’s Young Philanthropists Society (YPS), Walter V… More

Me & My Recipe | Charlie’s Dorito Casserole

This recipe is from Charlie Gibson, a former host of Good Morning America. If you like the spicy, cheesy taste of Doritos, you will love this simple dish. Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) can chili with beans 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated (save ½ cup for topping) 1 large 13oz. package of Doritos (save 2… More