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 information about volunteering, please click here.
For more information on After-School All Stars, visit their website at www.asaslv.org.
Blind Center of Southern Nevada
The Blind Center assists individuals who are blind or visually impaired in reaching their highest physical, social, intellectual, and economic potential. To achieve these objectives they pursue three focus areas: personal development, social interaction, and provident living. The Blind Center was the 2018 Founders Gift recipient.
For The Blind Center’s Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For more information on The Blind Center visit their website at www.blindcenter.org
Bridge Counseling Associates
Bridge Counseling Associates believes that every person has worth and dignity and deserves the opportunity to experience emotional happiness, hope, health, relief, and recovery. They are dedicated to providing services to help people build effective lives. BCA received the 2021 Impact Grant to fund the Child and Youth Community Treatment Center in Clark County which provides evidence-based therapy for children and adolescents at its McLeod Drive campus.
For more information about Bridge, visit their website at https://bridgecounseling.
Or contact them at 702-474-6450.
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 & Donation Wish List contact:
Hayden Havon, CIS Events Coordinator at email@example.com
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.
Discovery Children’s Museum
The mission of DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is to foster a welcoming, vibrant, and inclusive environment where all are invited to engage in playful and educational experiences that ignite a lifelong love of learning. Discovery Children’s Museum was the 2010 recipient of NWP’s $30,000 dollar Founders Gift.
Check back soon for Discovery Children’s Museum Volunteer Opportunities or contact Brianna Lehtinen; 702-382-3445 ext 110; firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on Discovery Children’s Museum, please visit their website at discoverykidslv.org.
Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow
Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) awarded its first Impact grant to Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow (FIT) in 2006. The funds established a new employment project and built a permanent Nevada Women’s Philanthropy Employment Project (NWPEP) library within FIT’s facility in northwest Las Vegas. The NWPEP is a comprehensive job assistance and placement program for unemployed and underemployed people. For more information about FIT, visit their website at https://lasvegasfit.org/ or contact them at 702-367-4348.
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 and Donation Wish List, contact Christine Kenney Christine@futuresmiles.net, 617-549-3300 or
Terri Chandler Terri@futuresmiles.net, 702-521-4550
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 contact Jane Saint 702-724-8406 email@example.com.
For more information on Girls and Boys Town, visit their website.
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.
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 more information on HELP, check this volunteer opportunity list, or visit their website at www.helpsonv.org
Or contact Abby Quinn Aquinn@HELPSONV.ORG.
Helping Hands of Vegas Valley
Helping Hands of Vegas Valley (HHVV) provides services to senior citizens, allowing them to remain living in their homes independently. HHVV provides transportation for medical appointments, shopping trips and errands. They serve their clients with both a walk in and a delivery food pantry. They also provide minor home repair services and a caregiver respite program. They received our Founders Gift in 2012 in collaboration with James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas and the two organizations merged in April 2019.
For HHVV Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
For HHVV In-Kind Donation Wish List, click here.
For more information on HHVV, visit their website at https://hhovv.org/
Or contact Courtney Humm, Community Engagement Coordinator, Courtney.firstname.lastname@example.org 725-230-4495
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.
Or contact Christine Smith, Director of Community Initiatives and Outreach, at email@example.com.
Lutheran Social Services of Nevada
Lutheran Social Services of Nevada was awarded NWPs Impact Grant of $490,000 in 2009. The grant was made in order to add an additional 2,000 sq feet to their existing 750sq ft food pantry. 5,000 additional food insecure individuals will be served annually. LSSN serves low-income, at-risk of homelessness, homeless, families with or without children, youth, veterans, people with disabilities, and senior citizens, by providing services such as an online grocery style food pantry, mobile food distribution events, nutrition education classes and live cooking demonstrations, senior citizen meal services, homeless prevention and rapid rehousing, mainstream benefits applications, and other safety net services.
To volunteer contact Martin Malmberg, Director of Development and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-426-6488
For more information on LSSN, visit their website at www.lssnv.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 Blind Children’s Foundation
Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation provides the essential building blocks including extended educational curriculum, extracurricular activities, social opportunities, and transitional skills to children who are visually impaired. Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation was the 2021 Founders Gift recipient.
For more information about Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, please visit them at https://nvblindchildren.org/.
Information about volunteering can be found here
Megan Philippi 702-735-6223 or email@example.com
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 or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on NPHY, visit their website at www.nphy.org
or contact Lanette Rivera; 702-778-8366; email@example.com.
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 more information on New Vista Ranch, visit their website, http://newvistanv.
For New Vista’s Volunteer Opportunities, contact Juanita Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Public Education Foundation
The Public Education Foundation works to develop and implement school improvement strategies, create model programs, leverage resources, award grants and scholarships, and improve the standing of public schools in our community, state and nation. PEF was NWP’s 2008 Impact Grant winner with funding used to expand the Empowerment Schools initiative.
More information about PEF can be found on their website, https://thepef.org/
Or reach out to Heather Thornton; 702-799-1042 ext 7412; email@example.com.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas
The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) Greater Las Vegas is to create and support programs that directly improve the health, education, and well-being of children in our community. The Ronald McDonald House® is the cornerstone program of RMHC® and provides temporary housing for families who travel to Las Vegas to receive critical medical treatment for their children. RMHGLV was awarded NWP’s 2022 Impact Grant to purchase a mobile care unit that will house a full-service dental care office on wheels, serving an estimated 1,200 children per year.
For information about volunteering with RMHGLV, follow this link or reach out to Christine Fernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SafeNest is our 2020 $500,000 grant Recipient. “PS417” is an innovative and collaborative crisis response program to domestic violence between Metro Police( Northwest Area Command)and Safenest.
For the SafeNest Donation Wish List, please click here.
For information on volunteering, contact Monique Hanson at email@example.com or 702-821-2723.
Or visit https://safenest.org/
For more information on the SafeNest, please Safenest.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, please check https://www.
Or contact Kisha Alderman at Kisha.firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Donation Wish List, please click here.
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/
Or contact Soleil Garcia email@example.com.
Signs of Hope (formerly, The Rape Crisis Center)
The Signs of Hope 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 ways to get involved with SOH, click here.
For more information on SOH, please visit their website at www.sohlv.org,
Or contact Jazmine Richard 702-366-1640 ext 104 Jazmine@sohlv.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 contact Emily Feak at firstname.lastname@example.org, 702-644-3653 x 368
For more information on Three Square, visit their website at www.threesquare.org.
Touro Health Center – Autism Center
The Health Center provides care in a leading teaching facility, providing clients a wealth of knowledge, resources, and the latest technology and practices, by experienced healthcare providers and affording educational opportunities to students under the guidance of the faculty physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. Touro received NWP’s Founders Gift in 2010.
For information about Autism Center volunteer opportunities, contact Lisa Kunz at 702-777-4808 or email@example.com
For more information on Touro Health Center, visit their website at https://tourocadd.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 & Volunteer Opportunities, click here.
Ongoing opportunities to serve lunch (noon) or dinner (4:30 or 5), daily.
For more information, contact Taylor Freeman firstname.lastname@example.org, 702-308-0583, or visit their website at https://usvets.org/locations/las-vegas/.
To sign up as a volunteer please visit: www.usvetsinc.org/how-to-help/volunteer.
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 contact Irma Magrdichian at irma.magrdichian@westcare.
or visit Westcare’s website at www.westcare.com/page/
For more information, visit their website at www.westcare.com/page/where-we-serve_NV.
The YMCA of Southern Nevada
The YMCA of Southern Nevada is an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility in Southern Nevada. Building strong community is their core cause. The Y was awarded the NWP Founders Gift in 2022.
For information about volunteering, follow this link or reach out to Annie Arcuri email@example.com, 702-877-7225.