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United Way of Southern Nevada Announces the Women’s Leadership Council Fall Suit Drive, Nov. 7

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) will host its 7th Annual “Women’s Fall Suit Drive” from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, November 7 at the NV Energy parking lot at 6226 W. Sahara Ave. WLC is collecting new and gently-used, clean professional attire including suits, dresses, pants and tops on…

Elizabeth’s Life is Changed Through the WLC Suit Drive

Sometimes all it takes is a boost of confidence to get back on your feet and begin making strides towards a new future. For many women like Elizabeth, receiving a new suit provides inspiration and assurance to help them during critical job interviews and court appearances. Young and energetic Elizabeth received an outfit from the Women’s Leadership…

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Holi “DAY” of Giving – Tuesday, December 2

Share the generous spirit of the holidays and get involved three ways this year. Spend an hour or the day experiencing giving back through the building blocks of a good life, Education, Health and Financial Stability. Education Holiday Volunteer Opportunity FA-LA-LA: ELVES AT PRESCHOOL   Join us at two of our partner preschool centers in spreading…

Loyal Contributor Spotlight | Jeffrey Ortwein

Being an active contributor to the Las Vegas community is very important to Jeff Ortwein of Deloitte & Touche LLP.  As a Vegas native and a part of Deloitte’s Las Vegas office for over 25 years, Jeff has seen the consistent support that United Way provides to the Valley. His parents, Dennis and Betty, moved…

YPS Spotlight | Michael Amos

There are many who join groups to meet their peers and form business connections. Michael Amos joined United Way’s Young Philanthropists Society (YPS) three years ago to reach out a helping hand to those in the community who need it most. As a dedicated YPS member, from distributing backpacks, to sitting in a dunk tank,…

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Flip Through Summer 2015| Family Fun Summer Kickoff | May 7th, 10a-1p at Springs Preserve

Sponsorship Opportunities Available! May 7th, 10am – 1pm, Springs Preserve 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. As part of the event, participating children can…

From the Committees… | Volunteerism Committee September 2014

• Girls on the Run – several members attended the coach orientation on Saturday August 23rd at the Springs Preserve. This meeting was very informational. There are numerous volunteer opportunities with this project. They include coaching, being a running buddy and on the day of the incredible national program. More information will be provided at…

From the Committees… | Mentoring Committee September 2014

The Mentoring and Mock Interview Program at The Shade Tree Residence: We spoke with Maggie Mendez, the Workforce Coordinator of Shade Tree. Maggie has nothing but praises and ecstatic admirations for our women Mentoring and Mock Interview volunteers. Our volunteers continue to share their time and energy on a regularly-scheduled basis, coaching and mentoring the…