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Community Giving and Charitable Resources – Ways to Help in Southern Nevada

Community Giving and Charitable Resources - Ways to Help in Southern Nevada

CHARITABLE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
Vegas PBS: We have more educational programming for this week, April 13-17, to keep your at-home students learning! New shows include NOVA, History Detectives, Antiques Roadshow and more! Find curriculum guides and the new schedule each week at vegaspbs.org/learn.

NONPROFITS IN NEED/RESCHEDULED EVENTS:
Lion Habitat Ranch, is a non-profit wildlife sanctuary, with more than 30 lions, a giraffe, emus, ostriches and birds, needs dollars to help with feeding the animals. They are offering several Streaming Safaris to bring the zoo to the homes. lionhabitatranch.org

The American Cancer Society of Nevada’s mission has not changed. Cancer does not stop, and neither do we:  We are still fighting cancer and advocating for some of the most at risk during this crisis, our cancer patients and survivors.  Over 80% of the calls that we have received to our 1-800 number in the last month have been related to the pandemic.   We need support to keep vital services like our helpline running and to ensure that after this crisis has passed, we are still saving more lives from cancer in the years ahead.  For information and resources, call 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.  To donate locally, please visit RelayForLife.org/SNV or cancer.org/donatelocal.

Join St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for its Heart of Fashion Virtual Fashion Week, June 14-19, by becoming a Partner In Hope. As a Partner In Hope, your monthly gift ensures families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.  On Friday, June 19, we will come together virtually to celebrate the mission and to continue our commitment to the promise we’ve made to the tens of thousands of families who depend on us no matter what else we are facing. Learn more by visiting stjude.org/lvfashion or contacting [email protected].

DOING GOOD IN THE COMMUNITY:
High Voltage Detox donating sanitizer in the hands of First Responders, Henderson and Metro Police Department, Henderson Fire Department and Community Ambulance.   

Roseman’s Dental Clinic donated 100 gowns, 600 level 1 masks and 400 gloves to St. Rose Sienna Campus in Henderson (after the closed down dental offices). 

The Mask Task Force powered by the Las Vegas Fashion Council consists of a group group of wardrobe stylists, seamstresses, volunteers, fashion designers all pulling together to provide masks for first responders, healthcare workers, grocery attendants, charities/food banks and more. http://www.lasvegasfashioncouncil.com/mask-task-force?fbclid=IwAR3LJ0qicKbZyM8AANYgDkipwIIRa6CVkjPvBfcWsEjqHqeQgDKWYnG9Gi8

Teachers Health Trust partnered with Serving our Kids Foundation and Teachers Health Trust Foundation and their preferred pharmacy partner, Alto Pharmacy, to directly deliver (with contactless interaction) weekend food bags to their door step. This mission is to get food to chronically starved kids who are not in walking distance of a school and/or whose parents can’t drive or get them to schools to pick up weekend food bags. Since launching a week ago, they have provided 210 meals to kids in need. https://www.servingourkids.org/

Project Marilyn, has been delivering feminine hygiene products to several nonprofits (as periods are not cancelled) and has dropped off diapers to Sunrise Children’s Foundation, and tampons and pads to Share/Veterans Village, CARE Complex, Rescue Mission of Southern Nevada and Salvation Army. Donations are accepted at projectmarilyn.com.

Donna Italia at HOME provided fresh and delicious pizzas for more than 45 crew members & 30 emergency operations teams with the North Las Vegas Fire Department.

In response to COVID-19, non-profit Sunrise Children’s Foundation is working diligently to ensure parents and their children still have access to essential supplies including:  Food (including baby formula), Diapers, wipes and other essential infant toddler supplies as well as, WIC nutrition benefits and subsidies. To donate: sunrisechildren.org

Local philanthropic consulting firm, The Emergent Group, partners with Polar Shades Sun Control in Henderson to launch a fundraising campaign “Shades Down, Masks Up” for immediate needs in our medical community to mass produce protective respiratory masks and gowns. https://www.gofundme.com/f/polar-shades-masks-and-gowns?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

Fun things to do: Have some fun with the waterpark Trivia Contest and enter to WIN a General Admission Ticket to Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas💦Visit https://bit.ly/2RrFLN4 for Trivia questions & instructions on how to enter! Twenty lucky winners will be randomly selected. Winners will be announced on May 4th.