LIT is a grassroots community-based program that operates as an after school non-profit organization located on the corner of Lamb and Washington in East Las Vegas. LIT is free to join and there are no requirements except student members being the first in their family to graduate from college and completing all requirements while in…

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a private, non-profit institution dedicated to educating the public in the natural sciences both past and present. Through its interactive exhibits, educational programs, and the preservation of its collections, The Museum strives to instill an understanding and appreciation of the worlds wildlife and ecosystems and explore the human…

It all began 1920 when the Gilcrease  family of four moved from Reno, Nevada to live their dream here in the Las Vegas Valley. Leonard and Elda Gilcrease used an inheritance to buy a 1500-acre parcel of land, upon which they hoped to  build a new home and a new way of life. Along with…

By Michelle Jackson, President and CEO – Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada We know that chamber members were impacted by the pandemic and it required them to be flexible and change the way they do business. Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada (JA) also had to change the way we approach our business of teaching life…

December 22, 2018 Volunteers from B & A Entertainment Services, Bradford Family Reunion, and Armor of God Motorcycle Ministries brought joy, laughter and a multitude of toys to 55 needy families with 169 children in the Greater Las Vegas area. It was the 6th Annual Adopt-A-Family/Toys for Toys event where we showered families with good…

Dreamsickle Kids Foundation was founded by Georgene’ “Gina” Glass. Mother two children with the youngest ,Gia diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) at birth. In 2016, Gina and her family relocated to Nevada to find no specific resources for people of any age affected by SCD or their siblings and caregivers. After a few scary…

Kristin and Elisabeth were matched in 2017. A shy 9-year-old at the time, Elisabeth took some time to open up to her new Big Sister, but the two introverts slowly bonded over craft projects, movie dates and window shopping. Now by the time their visits are over, Elisabeth is laughing, asking questions, and throwing out…

Collaboration Center is a vast disability network that is focused on social Inclusion, family and peer engagement, recreation, therapy, and education. Today we are developing a family-centered comprehensive campus to house providers, agencies, and non-profits serving those with different and unique abilities, as well as their families. Our multidisciplinary partnerships serve individuals, peers, and family…

“Keep fighting, keep pushing, don’t give up. These words are Cindy’s mantra. In the last year, she experienced hardship that she never could have imagined. After losing her housing, she and her daughter, Meghan, slept on church floors for 6 months. Although Cindy was happy to not be on the streets, she knew that she wanted…

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