Category Archives: UWSN

New Affinity Group Members

Welcome to all of the new United Way of Southern Nevada affinity group members that have joined since 12/17/13.

Tocqueville Society

Elliot Chambers
Jill Fournier
Glen Howard
Steven & Carrie Larson
William Russell
Philippe & Christelle Ziade

Women’s Leadership Council

Janice Paligutan Barr
Philamee Bennett
Mikey Bilbray
Jocelyn Bluitt-Fisher
Kathryn Bonello
Elizabeth Brickfield
Paula Browne
Virginia Christenson
Maria Gatti
Holly Lloyd
Jane Ann Pete-Kasick
Betty Mayer
Phyllis Radack
Ingrid Reisman
Tammy Seichi
Tara Young

Young Philanthropists Society

Michael Brown
Linasha Jerome
Michelle Lindsay
Mathew Reid
Daniel Shapiro
Caitlin Shea
Bridgette Villamor
Chris Way

Volunteers in Action | Kohl’s Cares

Kohl’s is focused on giving back to the community and engaging employees in volunteering and making a difference. Kohl’s recently partnered with United Way’s Volunteer Center on March 29 to create Survival Kits for Crestwood Elementary School third, fourth and fifth grade students who are taking the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT). Taking these tests is a stressful activityMore

WLC Spotlight | Holly Lloyd

An adventurer at heart, Holly Lloyd grew up in Tucson, Ariz. where she enjoyed soccer and horseback riding. She now thrives on camping, boating, swimming, hiking and traveling with her husband David. With a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in history from University of Arizona, Holly loves history and is passionate about giving back toMore

Flip Through Summer | Family Fun Summer Kickoff | May 31 9a-12p

Partnership opportunities are still available!   See Flyer May 31st, 9am – 12pm, Lorenzi Park. 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. AsMore

Nancy Houssels Highlighted for her Impact on Nevada

In an article in the Las Vegas Review Journal from Sunday, March 30th, eight women were highlighted by author and historian Michael Green for their significant impact on the state of Nevada. Read about our very own Nancy Houssels– very impressive! But we knew that already… Nancy Houssels Nancy Houssels was born in California andMore

YPS Member Spotlight | Daniel Shapiro

Daniel Shapiro As a Las Vegas resident for over 25 years, Dan Shapiro considers himself a native. And although he doesn’t take his career as an accountant for Ernst and Young lightly, he has made it his mission to improve our Nevada education ranking. “I wanted to be a part of something bigger than myself.More

YPS in the Community | March 2014

The 2014-15 RFP (request for proposal) for United Way of Southern Nevada has been sent out to non-profit organizations. The deadline for RFP’s to be returned is March 31, 2014. Please contact Jason Soto the YPS Director if you would like a copy of the RFP to send to an organization. The RFP’s will beMore

Member News | March 2014

Welcome new YPS donors:   Michelle Lindsay Linasha Jerome Bridgette Villamor Tivona just accepted a position at HCA/Sunrise Health Chelsie received the Las Vegas Business Press Rising Star Award for 2014. Click Here to find out more.   Jordan celebrated a birthday on March 13th.    

YPS Featured Photos | March 2014

YPS Update | March 2014

Hello fellow YPS members, Welcome to our 8th e-newsletter issue!  Greetings fellow YPS members! As we close in on spring, there are still plenty of activities we are planning for our members. Just a few highlights still in the planning stages are a tour of UNLV in conjunction with Clark High School to give someMore

From the Committees… | Volunteerism Committee March 2014

Thank you to everyone who donated handbags, costume jewelry, beauty / cosmetic items for this year’s centerpieces and came on Thursday, February 20th to the stuffing party. After the Luncheon Fashion Show the handbags were taken to SAFE House, S.A.F.E. Nest, The Shade Tree and the Women’s Development Center for the women in their backMore

From the Committees… | Mentoring Committee March 2014

A note to update you on the volunteer Mentoring and Mock Interview Program at the Shade Tree Residence. As a volunteer committee, we have a fabulous group of women volunteers sharing their time and energies on a scheduled basis with the resident women at Shade Tree. The women at Shade Tree are a part ofMore