Category Archives: UWSN

Hollingsworth Piggy Bank Grand Opening!

Saving and planning their way into a strong and stable future, we welcome the youngsters of Howard Hollingsworth Elementary to the second “Piggy Bank”.
Check out the sweet faces of our savers and the YPS members, partners, and friends who made this momentous day possible!


Also: See some of the local TV coverage.

Loyal Contributor | Rick Remington

Rick Remington wholly embodies the very characteristics that many people seek, especially as they set sights on healthy thoughts in the New Year. Active? Check. Dedicated? Check. Healthy, happy family? Check. Hard worker? Check. Rick is the embodiment of longevity, passion and loyalty. Having been married to the same “wonderful” lady for 41 years, with…More

Holi”DAY” of Giving Helps Families Across the Valley

On December 2, 2014, United Way staff and volunteers from across the community stood shoulder to shoulder during the Holi”DAY” of Giving, a special opportunity to assemble useful gifts for southern Nevada families. Volunteers assembled 150 holiday stockings for children ages birth to five at two United Way partner preschool centers, Hill and Dale Child…More

Tocqueville Spotlight | Ken and Dee Ladd

With over 31 years of giving and serving in southern Nevada, Ken and Dee Ladd are dedicated to helping families and children succeed. Growing up as a “military brat,” Ken lived in Europe and Asia and graduated high school in the Philippines. He received his MBA degree from the University of Utah and has served…More

From the Committees… | Outreach and Member Engagement Committee Nov/Dec 2014

Wednesday, December 10th was the most recent WLC Wednesday at DKNY in the Forum Shops at Caesars. Sephora was there with mini-makeovers. DKNY offered an exclusive discount for the event with a portion of the proceeds going to the WLC. Bring a friend and stop by the next WLC Wednesday!. WLC Wednesdays continues to be a fun way to…More

From the Committees… | Leadership Committee Nov/Dec 2014

On Wednesday, October 29th, 35 WLC members gathered at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health to attend a luncheon presentation by Dr. Kate Zhong, Senior Director of Clinical Research. Dr. Zhong not only discussed the specifics of Alzheimer’s disease, but also some of the exciting clinical trials that are taking place at the Ruvo…More

Member News | Nov/Dec 2014

  We were deeply saddened to lose our dear friend Rosemary West, a founding WLC member and former United Way staff member. Her family will remain in our prayers this holiday season.       Recognized in the October 2014 Desert Companion were the Top Lawyers of 2014. These groups of lawyers were selected based…More

Co-Chairs Corner | Nov/Dec 2014

  What a FABULOUS FALL for WLC Members and our programs! First of all, a huge “Thank You” and “Woo Hoo” to everyone involved with our 7th Annual Women’s Suit Drive. We collected 11,941 items for women in our community working to improve their lives. Amazing!  Special thanks to Rebecca Howell, Keri Serano-Long, and all the…More

“The Piggy Bank” Program To Teach Students at Hollingsworth Elementary Money Saving Skills

On January 21, 2015 at 8am, United Way of Southern Nevada will launch the second “Piggy Bank,” a unique financial literacy program designed to teach the students of Howard E. Hollingsworth Elementary School how to save money by simulating a traditional banking experience and providing financial education in the classroom. “Our Young Philanthropists Society members…More