Community Events

JANUARY

1.24.18 Nevada's Big Give Drop-in Clinic

To better help you learn the ins and outs of our new site for Nevada's Big Give, we are holding three drop-in clinics for organizations and schools to walk through the registration process and answer any questions you may have. Join us at the Public Education Foundation, 4350 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89118 from 4 - 6 pm and make sure you're ready to register with our checklist.

1.28.18 8th Annual Laps for Charity

NASCAR fans and car enthusiasts will have the opportunity to drive their personal vehicles around the 1.5-mile superspeedway at speeds up to 75 miles per hour (behind a pace car) to raise money for local children’s charities. For more information, click here.

1.31.18 Nevada's Big Give Drop-in Clinic

To better help you learn the ins and outs of our new site for Nevada's Big Give, we are holding three drop-in clinics for organizations and schools to walk through the registration process and answer any questions you may have. Join us in the Rogers Student Center Innovation Commons Room 236 at Nevada State College, 1300 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, NV 89002 from 4 - 6 pm and make sure you're ready to register with our checklist.

FEBRUARY

2.8.18 Nevada's Big Give Drop-in Clinic

To better help you learn the ins and outs of our new site for Nevada's Big Give, we are holding three drop-in clinics for organizations and schools to walk through the registration process and answer any questions you may have. Join us at United Way of Southern Nevada, 5830 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103 from 9 - 11 am and make sure you're ready to register with our checklist.

1.1.18-2.24.18 9th Annual Teen Creative Writing Contest

Henderson Libraries is holding their 9th annual Teen Creative Writing Contest December 1 through February 24 for those in grades 6 – 12. There are three categories: poetry, short story/fiction, essay/memoir. There will be prizes, with an awards party in April. For more information, click here.

2.28.18 Saddle Up and Help Our Kids

On Wednesday, February 28 2018 at 5:30 PM, Boys Town Nevada will kick off our first fundraiser for 2018 “Saddle-Up & Help Our Kids” event at Stoney’s Rockin Country. The funds raised will go directly to our School Base Initiative program where we are making great strides in (8) Title I elementary schools. Join us for a foot-stomping, fun evening at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country, our Premier Sponsor and Host, to support Boys Town Nevada’s life-changing mission to “Save Children and Heal Families” in our community. There’ll be some great music, beer/whiskey/wine tastings and line-dancing lessons, and you can even test your rockin’ rodeo skills on the mechanical bull! For more information, click here.

MARCH

3.2.18 10th Annual Women's Leadership Council Luncheon Fashion Show

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) will host its Annual Luncheon Fashion Show at Bellagio Las Vegas on Friday, March 2, 2018. The event will recognize WLC’s impact in the community and women community leaders who demonstrate a commitment to improving Southern Nevada. Visit uwsn.org/wlcluncheon for more information.

3.10.18 Evening of Hope

Evening of Hope will have a gallery of art by children and an auction featuring Southern Nevada's finest culinary artists and entertainment to raise awareness of and funding for children battling cancer. You can celebrate childhood cancer heroes with passed bites and libations at this fundraiser for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, celebrating 40 years of service. For more information, click here.

3.22.18 Nevada's Big Give

On March 22, 2018, thousands of Nevadans will come together to support nonprofit organizations and schools across Nevada in 24 hours of online giving. Nevada's Big Give is one extraordinary day to make a real impact - every donation you make gives your favorite organization the chance to win financial prizes while also furthering their mission. Visit nvbiggive.org for more information.

3.29.18 Once Upon a Time: The Story of Your Nonprofit and Increased Support

Back by popular demand and with limited availability…"Once Upon a Time: The Story of Your Nonprofit and Increased Support". We know that stories shared authentically and with passion can lead to increased donors and doers for your organization. This half day workshop is specifically designed to give you actionable information that will teach you the nuts and bolts of a good story and practical tips (and time to apply them) for using your voice to maximize impact. Leave this workshop with a story outline and methods to apply those stories to in-person, written and electronic mediums. For more information, contact Aeriel Halstead at 702.461.0203 or ahalstead@profinphil.com.

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