Through Sands Cares, the corporate giving and community engagement program of Las Vegas Sands, Clean the World and Las Vegas Sands have collaborated on two key projects that have benefited the homeless community and made a significant impact globally. The Global Hygiene Kit Builds held at all Las Vegas Sands properties in the U.S.
More than 500 volunteers in Las Vegas joined Las Vegas Sands and social enterprises Clean the World and the American Red Cross to build 35,000 hygiene and comfort kits to support populations in need. The large community volunteer effort was in part with the company’s global annual kit build and its active approach on community preparedness. Through Sands Cares, LVS’ global corporate giving and Team Member engagement program, the company is committed to making the communities where they operate a better place to live and providing aid during times of disaster and emergencies.
Las Vegas Sands and long-time partner, Clean the World, have hosted hygiene kit builds every year since 2014.
Las Vegas Sands and long-time partner, Clean the World, have hosted hygiene kit builds every year since 2014. The first year, the large volunteer effort brought in a total of 100,000 hygiene kits for populations in need. The kit builds have expanded into a global event in the US, Macao, and Singapore and support the company’s active approach on community relief and disaster preparedness efforts through Sands Cares, the company’s global corporate giving and community engagement program.
Volunteers in Las Vegas will prepare supply kits for Clean the World and the American Red Cross
LAS VEGAS, August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands is collaborating with social enterprise Clean the World and humanitarian organization American Red Cross for a property-wide hygiene and comfort kit build to support disaster and social relief efforts. This will be the company’s first build with American Red Cross and its fifth annual effort to build a total of 80,000 hygiene kits worldwide that will improve the health and well-being of populations in need with Clean the World.
Las Vegas Sands (LVS)and Clean the World unveiled the first-of-its-kind service in Las Vegas to help the homeless population in July 2017. The Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers Powered by Clean the World is a traveling hygiene unit that visits locations serving those experiencing homelessness to provide showers, hygiene supplies and other resources available to them.
Las Vegas Sands' Fresh Start Mobile Showers have already made a big impact on the homeless population in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas ranks sixth in the nation with the largest population of homeless individuals among major cities and is also known to have the third highest number of unaccompanied youth, according to reports by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Las Vegas Sands and Clean the World teamed up in July 2017 to launch the “Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers,” as a response to the growing homelessness population in Southern Nevada, an initiative addressed by Sands Cares, the company’s global corporate giving program. The mobile hygiene unit travels across the valley offering hygiene services to those experiencing homelessness.
More than 1,900 Las Vegas Sands Team Members and community volunteers participated in the Sands Cares Global Hygiene Kit Build with Clean the World to assemble recycled hygiene supplies from hotel properties around the world for distribution to service organizations that aid vulnerable populations.
In March, Sands Bethlehem hosted the Bacardi Group and their team of 60 employees over two days with meetings and dinners. As part of their visit, they wanted to participate in a community service project as a team building event. Sands Cares is the company’s global corporate giving program, where we have pledged our responsibility to the communities where we operate by providing opportunities for Team Members, guests and clients to extend their reach to