HELP of Southern Nevada

Sands Cares Donates $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center

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Las Vegas Sands’ global corporate giving program, Sands Cares, donated $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center to provide 1,807 nights of shelter for at-risk youth, and the opportunity to name five rooms on the first floor of the center after Sands Cares.

Sands Cares Becomes First Corporate Sponsor for Built for Zero’s Permanent Supportive Housing Campaign

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Built for Zero, a national initiative to end chronic homelessness, launched the Permanent Supportive Housing Campaign in Las Vegas, making Southern Nevada one of 70 communities participating in this comprehensive effort.  Led by organizations including U.S.

How Las Vegas Sands is Fighting the Homelessness Problem in Southern Nevada

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On any given night, nearly 6,500 people are homeless in Southern Nevada, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Nevada ranks eighth in the nation for the rate of homeless persons – the smallest region among the metropolitan areas ranking in the top 10 for homelessness. Of that population, more than 60 percent of all homeless people in Nevada are unsheltered, living on the streets in encampments, cars, or other places not meant for human habitation.

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