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Bob Morgan

The UWSN Presidential Search Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Morgan as the next President & CEO of United Way of Southern Nevada. Bob will officially assume his role as UWSN’s President and CEO on Monday, October 5, 2015. With an extensive academic background and a successful entrepreneurial, private and nonprofit sector…More

On the Campaign Trail | August 2015

Campaigns are heating up all over the Valley as employees get involved, roll up their sleeves and plan engaging campaigns that bring staff together to help children and families succeed. We have so many companies that are committed to our community. Thank you to Boyd Gaming Corporation as they just kicked off their long-standing United Way campaign.…More

Women’s Leadership Council “Women’s Fall Suit Drive,” November 6

Hosted by the United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council, the annual one-day suit drive on Friday, November 6, 2015 from 7a.m. – 2p.m. collects suits and other business attire for women in need. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain confidence to succeed during job interviews and in the workplace. Last year’s drive…More

2015 Mayors Prayer Breakfast

The 2015 Mayors Prayer Breakfast, a community-building event, encourages unity, diversity and developing leadership skills for Las Vegas youth, and will take place at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 at Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel. The event includes mayors reading ecumenical prayers, an interfaith candle lighting ceremony and a keynote speech. Following…More

Improve Children’s Dental Health | Get Involved 2 Ways!

Tooth decay remains the single most common chronic disease among children. Help us ensure that children receive necessary dental care products to ensure dental health. 36% of children have untreated tooth decay 9% of children live with dental pain 65% of children are uninsured and without health care resources Help us create 5,000 Dental Kits…More

WLC Spotlight | Rosamari McNulty, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Originally from Puerto Rico, Rosamari McNulty moved to Las Vegas in 1992 to attend graduate school at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she earned a Master’s of Science in Hotel Administration. With an adventurous flair and a passionate spirit, Rosamari belongs to a competitive dragon boat racing team of breast cancer survivors. She joined the…More

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Community Calendar | August 2015

8.6.15 Block Party Hear stories, sing songs and make your own creation out of LEGOs or DUPLOs based on our monthly theme! This program is free and open to the public. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to the program. For more information, please call 702.507.6041. Held at the Windmill Library from 6:30…More

Loyal Contributor Spotlight | John Fountain

With a heart to help others with his technology knowledge, John Fountain is a graduate of UNLV in Computer Science. Born in Yonkers New York, John grew up from the age of five in wonderful Las Vegas. His parents are both from Cuba and worked for years in the service industry. John’s wife, Tammy, is a geology…More

Me & My Recipe | Stewart Family Cornmeal Porridge

Stewart Family Cornmeal Porridge Landon(3) & DJ’s(15) favorite! My Jamaican husband grew up eating this and our boys love it- Great for breakfast but we eat it all day long! The key is in the stir of the wrist- slow, steady and consistent- YUM! SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS PLUS LOTS OF LOVE! 4 cups water 1⁄2…More

Me & My Recipe | Lynn Stewart

With a bright spirit and an infectious smile, Lynn Stewart is committed to changing lives through servicing the community. A southern California girl who moved to Vegas during her freshman year of high school, Lynn loves the community that she now calls home and works to make a difference as United Way’s Community Engagement Manager.…More

Back to School & Giving Back!

Remember the excitement and anticipation that led up to your first day of school? Imagine if you did not have the pencils, erasers, pens, binders and paper to begin the school year with confidence. Well this is where our community steps in to ensure that every student is prepared. One of our corporate partners, Sitel,…More

Be A Champion For Children…

Be A Champion For Children…

The beginning years are critical for learning, yet Nevada ranks last in the nation in preschool enrollment. Research shows that capturing a child’s imagination at an early age leads to reading at grade level in the third grade, which leads to a higher percentage of children graduating from high school. When we improve early education,…More