GIVING BACK

One of the goals of the NACE National and the Las Vegas Chapter is to support our local communities through charitable efforts and volunteerism.  Our members have been generous throughout the years in providing donations of money, resources and time to a variety of local charities to help the community.


2020 INITIATIVES

For 2020, the Board of Directors for NACE has updated our monthly fundraising efforts to include a portion donated to  our community service efforts.  Each month, when you purchase raffle tickets, 25% of proceeds go directly into the budget for the Community Service Committee to help fund our ongoing efforts to support the local community.


OUR CHARITIES

As part of our commitment to give back to the community, the Las Vegas Chapter of NACE supports a variety of local charities through fundraising efforts for donations as well as participation and donation of time and services.  We actively support Street Teens, Olive Crest, Candlelighters, Strides Against Breast Cancer


 

OLIVE CREST

 

 

Here in Nevada, there are 4,500 children in the child welfare system. Lost and alone, kids and teens in our community need the love of a strong family to protect and nurture them, and give them hope for a bright future. Together we can put a stop to child abuse and ensure that families are whole, children are protected, and the cycle of abuse is broken.

Our focus is on addressing each child, teen, and parent’s unique needs One Life at a Time®. With your help, beautiful transformation stories are not only possible, but happening every day.

Thank you for your commitment to the children and families in our community

 


 

STREET TEENS

Street Teens

S.T.R.E.E.T. is an acronym for our approach to helping homeless and at-risk teens. Las Vegas teens moved into a high risk street life over a period of time and rarely by their own choice. It takes time, resources, commitment and a personalized step by step approach to help them move off the streets.  

  • Survival: We provide immediate support to help them survive.
  • Trust: We build relationships based on mutual respect and trust.
  • Resources: We provide the resources they need.
  • Education: We provide education and opportunities to rebuild self-esteem.
  • Empowerment: We empower them to move forward. The Results.
  • They: become effective members of their communities.

 

As 80% of youth on the street does not have a safe home to return to, the goal is to supply hot meals and donations of supplies throughout the year to support these at risk youth.  The Las Vegas Chapter supports Street Teens throught the following activities:

  • Hot Food Deliveries:  Each month, members of the Las Vegas Chapter donate hot meals and desserts for the monthly dinner for Street Teens and will continue to donate throughout the year.  Donations this year include:

 

JANUARY 2020

Thank you to Chef Michael Ingino & Kay Kolbo @ Carmine's for your donation of 25 hot meals.

FEBRUARY 2020

Thank you to Joy Villanueva @ Clique Hospitality for your donation of 25 hot meals

MARCH 2020

Thank you to Jason Umphlett @ Current Events for your donation of 25 hot meals

APRIL 2020

Thank you to the NACE Las Vegas Community Service Committee for your donation of 25 hot meals

 

MAY 2020

Thank you to the Gary Bordman @ AE&ES for your donation of 25 hot meals

 

JUNE 2020

Thank you to the Michael Testagrossa & Jeremy Morse @ JMT Eventology for your donation of 25 hot meals

 

JULY 2020

Thank you to Rocco DeBenedictus @ Wet "N" Wild Las Vegas for your donation of 25 hot meals

 

AUG 2020

Thank you to the NACE Las Vegas Chapter for your donation of 25 hot meals


CANDLELIGHTERS

SuperHero 5K

Date: September 19, 2020

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We need you to help save the day! Suit up and join us for our 31st annual Superhero 5K. This is a fun-filled family event that brings the community together in support of local families battling childhood cancer hardships. All funds raised benefit the families served by Candlelighters! The event will host food, a kids zone with bounce houses, a raffle, and of course, everyday superheroes in full costume


 

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk

Date: Sunday October 18, 2020

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer isn't just a walk. It's a movement to end breast cancer. When you sign up, you join thousands of people just like you who want to see a world where this disease doesn't exist. You'll walk, you'll fundraise, you'll make lifelong friends. Most of all, you'll help save lives from breast cancer - and help us work toward a future without it. We can't do this without YOU!


The Community Outreach Committee is always on the lookout for new initiatives for the association to get involved in. Please email any suggestions to the committee.



Similarly for fundraising, the commitee would love to hear any ideas you may have to help the Chapter raise funds. You can forward your suggestions to the committee.

Upcoming Meeting

Casamigos in Your Casa

October 28, 2020 | 6:00 PM PDT

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OUR SUCCESS WITH THE HELP OF OUR MEMBERS!

Currently we have donated over 600 hot meals and desserts for the monthly dinner for Street Teens and will continue to donate throughout the year.  If you would like to donate a hot meal, dessert or other items to help the committees charities please contact [email protected]