VOLUNTEER WITH NWP
Even after NWP grant funds are spent, past recipients are part of the fabric of NWP. The Volunteer Committee keeps NWP members aware of volunteer opportunities and donation requests for our past Impact Grant and Founders Gift recipients as the NWP family grows.
VOLUNTEER BULLETIN BOARD
This Bulletin Board is a place where you can check out ongoing volunteer opportunities and contribution wish lists from our past Grant and Founders Gift Recipients.
After-School All-Stars Las Vegas
After-School All-Stars Las Vegas (ASAS) provides free comprehensive after school programs that keep children safe and help them achieve in school and in life. Their purpose is to provide underprivileged youth with the opportunity to participate in sports, educational, cultural and community enrichment programs. ASAS received NWP’s 2007 Impact Grant to create programs at Roundy Elementary School and expand programs at Wynn Elementary School.
For ASAS’s Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For ASAS’s In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on After-School All Stars, visit their website at www.asaslv.org.
Communities In Schools of Nevada
Communities in Schools works with the public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. NWP funded CIS’s “Access to Opportunity Project” in 2014, providing six high schools with technology labs to ensure low-income, at-risk students accessibility to computers and online resources necessary for graduation and college preparation.
For CIS’s Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on Communities in Schools, visit their website at www.cisnevada.org.
Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevada
Community Counseling Center promotes the healthy functioning of individuals, families and communities through affordable, sensitive and professional behavioral health services in a safe environment. They provide individual and group counseling services to clients suffering with difficult circumstances like addiction, HIV/AIDS, homelessness, domestic violence, depression and Posttraumatic stress disorder. CCC received our Founders Gift in 2011.
For CCC Volunteer Opportunities and In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on CCC, visit their website at www.ccofsn.org.
Future Smiles provides vital oral health care and education to at-risk children, decreasing the incidence of oral disease and increasing the likelihood of lifelong healthy dental care and behaviors. Future Smiles received the 2018 Impact Grant. Previously, Future Smiles received our Founders Gift in 2015.
For Future Smiles Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For Future Smiles In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on Future Smiles, please visit their website at www.futuresmiles.net.
Girls and Boys Town Nevada
Girls and Boys Town gives at-risk children the family support and care they need to overcome their circumstances and realize their potential. They received our Founders Gift in 2007.
For Girls and Boys Town Volunteer Opportunities and In-Kind Donation Wish Lists, click here.
For more information on Girls and Boys Town, visit their website at www.boystown.org.
Goodwill of Southern Nevada
Goodwill is an innovative and sustainable social enterprise that turns donations of goods and cash into new jobs and new careers for people facing challenges to finding employment. Goodwill gives unemployed and underemployed individuals access to soft skills training, on-the-job training, job search tools, career advice, one-on-one counseling, job leads, motivational support, and essential supportive services needed to attain or retain a good job. In 2012, Goodwill received NWP’s Impact Grant to create the Veteran Integration Program.
If you have high end, designer clothes, bags, shoes, furniture, Goodwill will direct your goods to be sold either at one of our boutiques or through our online store. Email Magda Hirsch, Director of Fund Development at firstname.lastname@example.org and identify yourself as the member of Nevada Women’s Philanthropy, to arrange for pick up or drop off.
For Goodwill volunteer opportunities, click here.
For Goodwill’s In-Kind Donation Wish List, please go to www.goodwill.vegas/donate.
For more information on Goodwill, visit their website at www.goodwill.vegas.
HELP of Southern Nevada
HELP of Southern Nevada assists families and individuals overcome barriers and attain self-sufficiency through direct services, training, and referrals to community resources. HELP received the 2016 NWP Impact Grant to purchase, furniture, fixtures and equipment for the new Shannon West Homeless Youth Center located on the Flamingo Campus.
For Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For the Holiday Wish List, click here.
For HELP’s In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on HELP, visit their website at www.helpsonv.org.
James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas
James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas (JSHHNLV) provides services to senior citizens, allowing them to remain living in their homes independently. Helping Hands provides transportation for medical appointments, shopping trips and errands. They also provide minor home repair services and have a commodities and food program. They received our Founders Gift in 2012 in collaboration with Helping Hands of Vegas Valley.
For JSHHNLV Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For JSHHNLV In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on JSHHNLV, visit their website at www.jshhnlv.org.
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Legal Aid Center is a nonprofit law firm dedicated to providing direct legal representation, counsel and advice and community legal education to those who cannot afford an attorney. They have a wide variety of programs to help victims of domestic violence and crime, victims of consumer fraud and children in the foster care system. Legal Aid received NWP’s Impact Grant in 2009 to expand its Foster Care Early Intervention Program.
For Legal Aid Volunteer Opportunities for Non-Lawyers, click here.
For Legal Aid Volunteer Opportunities for Lawyers, click here.
For more information on Legal Aid, visit their website at www.lacsn.org.
Nathan Adelson Hospice
The Nathan Adelson Hospice provides high quality hospice care to patients and their families regardless of their ability to pay. Using an interdisciplinary approach of hospice and palliative care, it is the only nonprofit hospice in Southern Nevada. They received our Founders Gift in 2008.
For Nathan Adelson Hospice Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For more information on the Hospice, visit their website at www.nah.org.
Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth
Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) is the most comprehensive service provider for the thousands of homeless youth in Southern Nevada, serving hundreds of youth through its core programs and touching the lives of thousands more through outreach each year. NPHY’s programs stabilize homeless teens’ lives, meeting their immediate needs and providing a safe, supportive environment and a path to self-sufficiency. Through their work with homeless youth, NPHY creates productive, healthy adults who contribute to society. In 2013, NPHY received NWP’s Impact Grant to expand the William Fry Drop-In Center.
For NPHY’s Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For NPHY’s In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on NPHY, visit their website at www.nphy.org.
New Vista Ranch
New Vista Ranch is committed to providing the intellectually challenged of all ages with equal opportunities and support so that they may experience life to the fullest. In 2013, New Vista Ranch received the NWP Founders Gift.
For New Vista’s Volunteer Opportunities & Donation wish list, check back soon.
For more information on New Vista Ranch, visit their website www.newvistanv.org.
The Rape Crisis Center
The Rape Crisis Center provides free help, hope and healing for Southern Nevadans affected by sexual violence. NWP funded the Signs of Hope Counseling Center with its 2010 Impact Grant.
For RCC Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For RCC In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on RCC, please visit their website at www.rcclv.org.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, Clark County has become the longest continuous provider of homeless services in Southern Nevada and the largest Salvation Army in the country. NWP awarded the 2011 Impact Grant to the Salvation Army for a complete replacement of their shelter and medical clinic’s roof, extending the building’s useful life by 15 years.
For Salvation Army Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For more information on the Salvation Army, please visit their website at www.salvationarmysouthernnevada.org.
The Shade Tree
The Shade Tree is a the largest shelter of its kind in Nevada, providing safe shelter to homeless and abused women and children in crisis in Southern Nevada. The organization received the Founders Gift in 2017.
For The Shade Tree Volunteer Opportunities, please go to: https://www.theshadetree.org/portfolio-items/volunteer/
For more information, visit their website at: https://www.theshadetree.org/
Three Square Food Bank
Three Square provides wholesome food to hungry people, while passionately pursuing a hunger-free community. They received our 2009 and 2016 Founders Gifts.
For Three Square Volunteer Opportunities, please go to www.threesquare.org/how-to-help/volunteer.
For Three Square In-Kind Donation Wish List, please go to www.threesquare.org/how-to-help/food-drives-and-donations.
For more information on Three Square, visit their website at www.threesquare.org.
U.S. VETS Las Vegas
U.S. VETS received NWP’s 2017 Impact Grant. U.S. VETS’ mission is to help struggling veterans by providing housing and the support services they need to regain their independence.
For U.S. VETS Donation Wish List and Volunteer Opportunities, please click here.
Ongoing opportunities to serve lunch (noon) or dinner (4:30 or 5), daily.
For more information, visit their website at www.usvetsinc.org/lasvegas.
To sign up as a volunteer please visit: www.usvetsinc.org/how-to-help/volunteer.
For their holiday wishlist, please visit: https://www.usvetsinc.org/lasvegas/wishlist-2018/
Westcare Nevada provides emergency housing, youth medical detox, substance and mental healthcare treatment, case management and job training among other services at its Women’s and Children’s campus in North Las Vegas. NWP awarded its 2015 major grant to Westcare Nevada to carry out vital improvements to an aging 33,000 sq. foot building at its Women and Children’s campus.
For WestCare Nevada Donation Wish List and Volunteer Opportunities, please click here.
For more information, visit their website at www.westcare.com/page/where-we-serve_NV.