On March 12, 2015, join thousands of Nevadans online to support your favorite charity or discover a new charity that can use your help. Let’s join together and support Nevada charities 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.
Explore the missions of the participating nonprofits and support the causes you care about. This is your day to make our home a better place.
Sin City Presents proudly supports our community and all of the unsung heroes who give so selflessly to improve the lives of others. We encourage you to find a cause that touches your heart and #GiveWhereYouLive! To get the ball rolling here are a couple our picks:
Project 150 Serves the needs of homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students, helping them stay in school and graduate.
Veterans Village serves those that have so valiently served our country who find themselves in need of assisitance with housing, medical and help navigating their way through the Veterans Administration processes.
Variety Early Learning Center– giving kids a head start at a solid education to break the cycle of their circumstances. Shaping the future one mind at a time.
Official Press Release below:
NEVADAGIVES TO HOLD NEVADA’S BIG GIVE EVENT ON MARCH 12
One Day of Online Giving Will Benefit Nonprofit Organizations
Across the State of Nevada
LAS VEGAS — On March 12, 2015, NevadaGIVES will hold its fourth statewide online giving event: Nevada’s Big Give. Nevada’s Big Give is 24-hours of online giving benefiting charities across the state. Nevada’s Big Give fosters charitable giving by encouraging Nevadans to give where they live. It’s as simple as: Point. Click. Give.
Unlike other charitable initiatives, Nevada’s Big Give promotes personal giving to all of the State’s non-profits through its unique and highly visible online platform. In addition to encouraging continued support to Nevadans’ favorite charities, Nevada’s Big Give introduces donors to new non-profits and attracts first-time donations. To date, Nevada’s Big Give has raised over $1,440,600 for 463 Nevada charities from 10,744 unique donors.
Every registered 501(c)(3) organization in Nevada is eligible to participate and receive donations from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. PST on Thursday, March 12, 2015, by logging onto the website: www.NVBigGive.org. All nonprofits must register to be eligible for prizes.
NevadaGIVES is appreciative of our lead sponsor, The Mark Baker Team, Mark and Carla Baker Family. In addition, we thank all contribution sponsors: Andson Foundation, ANN (Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits), Braintrust, Community Foundation of Western Nevada, Gilman & Londot CPAs, Golden Nugget, KNPB, Las Vegas Review Journal and Wells Fargo.
For interviews and additional information about Nevada’s Big Give, contact Angel Williams at AngelMWilliams@me.com or (702) 528-6475. For updates on Nevada’s Big Give, visit www.NVBigGive.org, or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NVBigGive or on Twitter @NVBigGive.
Established in 2003, NevadaGIVES is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to increase awareness of philanthropy so more people give back in a way that is meaningful to them. The goal is to build a vibrant, effective and growing philanthropic community that improves the quality of life for all Nevadans and supports volunteerism by serving as an informational resource. For more information about NevadaGIVES, visit www.nevadagives.org.