Category Archives: UWSN

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

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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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 | 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

WLC Update | Summer 2015

Co-Chair Corner  Thank you, thank you, thank you! As our 2014-15 fiscal year closed on June 30th, Angel and I would like to thank each and every Women’s Leadership Council member for the role you played in our success this year. And it has been an amazing year – Breakfast with Books, our annual Women’s…More

YPS Spotlight | Josh Swissman

Las Vegas is undeniably the place most visitors come for glitz, glam, fine dining, entertainment and almost anything else their hearts desire. What tourists are not always privy to is the fact that Sin City remains quite the paradox. The pulse of our city and its true inner workings lie within a tightknit community with…More

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WLC | Helping Young Women Succeed

They come from two different worlds but Alyssa Mayor and Megan Thompson have one distinct commonality, both were in need of help to attend college and received the United Way Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) Emerging Leadership Award for Women. Alyssa was born in Quezon City, Philippines and moved to Las Vegas in the summer of…More

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Engage Employees | Encourage Young Minds

Encouraging young minds to read and develop their interest and knowledge in science, technology, engineering and math is critical. Remember your first science experiment? How about your first book? United Way’s Community Engagement Team can to provide an opportunity to inspire children to learn and build employee camaraderie and teamwork all in one volunteer opportunity. Challenge…More

Loyal Contributor Spotlight | Ed Skonicki

With a giving spirit and a passion for helping Las Vegas, throughout the years Ed Skonicki has been deeply involved in the community but says the one organization that holds a special place in his heart is United Way. With a history steeped in memories and community work, Ed has participated with United Way since it was…More