LAS VEGAS – United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) is pleased to share 114,974 services have been provided to support southern Nevadans through UWSN’s nonprofit network from July 2021 to March 2022. As a nonprofit leader for 65 years, UWSN brings together over 75 nonprofits in the southern Nevada region to provide resources to those in need.
“We stand proudly in service to this community, and we will continue to ensure viable resources are available to help southern Nevadans most in need,” said Julian High, president and CEO of UWSN. “These results exemplify our ongoing commitment to serving the community through our network of outstanding community partners. We are humbled and awed by their dedication.”
To meet current community needs, UWSN provides funding for various education, workforce development, and community support programs with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In the first three-quarters of the fiscal year, UWSN and their nonprofit network have provided:
- 8,198 students with access to a quality education from pre-k to graduation day
- 2,840 people received job training to add to their professional skills
- 1,754 people received assistance to keep the lights on through the Project REACH program, powered by the NV Energy Foundation
- 13,495 people received assistance for temporary housing or to pay their rent or mortgage
- 84,668 people received food assistance such as prepared meals and groceries
- 2,324 people received assistance to access counseling and healthcare services
- 1,695 people received assistance to access crisis support services
These metrics are made possible through the support of both private and public funding. Donations made to UWSN are distributed where they are needed most and stay local to provide support to one in four individuals in the community. For more information about UWSN’s nonprofit network and to donate, visit uwsn.org/ourpartners.