On Giving Tuesday, today, Lakeside Weddings & Events donated 168 filled bags filled with toiletries (brushes, toothpaste, makeup, deodorant blankets) for the women of The Shade Tree.
The Shade Tree is Southern Nevada’s only 24-hour accessible emergency shelter for women and children in crisis, servicing many who are victims of domestic violence and/or human trafficking. The Shade Tree Shelter provides over 100,000 nights of shelter over 165,000 meals every year when operating at full capacity. During 2017-18, on average, The Shade Tree provided assistance to 15 new families each day and helped over 4,000 women and children. The Shade Tree facility offers residential areas with sleeping rooms, libraries, training rooms, children’s playrooms, meals, and laundry services. Additionally, it offers programs and services for women and children including life skills, workforce readiness, health services, and housing assistance. The Shade Tree has been providing these services since 1989. To learn more, follow The Shade Tree on Facebook ShadeTreeofLasVegas
and Twitter & Instagram @ShadeTreeVegas or visit www.theshadetree.org.