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NPHY, Sands Highlight Progress in the Movement to End Youth Homelessness

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With support from Las Vegas Sands as the founding corporate partner for the Movement to End Youth Homelessness in Southern Nevada, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) continues to make significant strides in spearheading the community effort to deliver on the core strategies outlined in the region’s first-ever definitive plan to address the high rates of youth homelessness that have put the Greater Las Vegas area among the top in the nation. 

Nevada Homeless Alliance Sponsor of the Year Sands Cares Helps the Organization Provide for Those in Need

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The Nevada Homeless Alliance (NHA) organizes Project Homeless Connect, a series of service events bringing providers together in a single place to help those in need in the local Las Vegas community. With the assistance of Sands Cares, recently honored as the NHA Sponsor of the Year, the organization is able to better deliver on its mission.

Las Vegas Sands Named to CDP Climate and Water A Lists, Sustainability Yearbook 2020

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Las Vegas Sands continues to be recognized for its exemplary efforts at sustainable operations. The company has again been recognized by CDP, the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform, on both the Climate Change and Water A Lists. This is the company’s fifth year in a row to attain a leadership position for Climate Change and its second on the Water A List.

Las Vegas Sands and Clean the World Partner for Disaster Preparedness Event

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Through Sands Cares, our global corporate giving program, we are committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and do business. We rely on our Team Members and their individual, personal drives to help out, but we also foster key partnerships with community stakeholders to ensure our efforts have as much impact as possible.

Sands ECO360 Pursues “One Million Eco Actions” by the end of 2020

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Working in unison with our stakeholders, we believe that Las Vegas Sands can make a meaningful difference to the quality of our environment, multiplying our positive impacts both now and into the future. Through Sands ECO360, we are on a sustainability journey, and we want our more than 50,000 Team Members to be a part of it. In pursuit of that journey, we’ve set a goal of performing one million Sands ECO360 actions—positive, measurable environmental improvements—by the end of 2020. With more than 900,000 ECO360 actions taken so far, we’re well on our way to achieving our goal.

I Am Lost in America: Raising Awareness through A Night to End Youth Homelessness

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Las Vegas Sands is committed to the fight against youth homelessness in our corporate headquarters and throughout the country by fostering relationships with local and national nonprofits, such as Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center and now the Lost in America Foundation. With the soon-to-be-released documentary film, Lost in America, director Rotimi Rainwater has created a movement to cast a wide lens on the issue of youth homelessness in America through the power of mainstream media.

The Movement to End Youth Homelessness at Work: A Discussion with Arash Ghafoori Ahead of Summit 19

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The third annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit, presented by Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Sands Cares, takes place Thursday, November 7 at The Venetian Resort. Ahead of Summit 19, NPHY Executive Director Arash Ghafoori spoke to us about the issue of youth homelessness, how the Summit addresses the issue and about the importance of NPHY’s partnership with Sands and others.

First and foremost: Why is the Youth Homelessness Summit critical for Southern Nevada?

Las Vegas Sands Partners with Clean the World Foundation for The Drop by Drop Project

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This month, we launched a new water program with the global leader in WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) and sustainability Clean the World Foundation: The Drop by Drop Project. The Project will support water programs and nonprofit organizations focusing on four key areas:

In the Homestretch: NPHY Closes in on Housing Expansion Campaign Goal

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In February of this year, Sands Cares helped Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) launch its Housing Expansion Campaign to generate funds for a new facility that will provide much-needed beds for homeless youth in Southern Nevada. Sands provided a $100,000 seed investment to the campaign and also served as a catalyst for recruiting the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation to join the effort.

Doing Good for the Community: A Look into Sands Cares INSPIRE Charity Concert 2019

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The third annual INSPIRE charitable fundraiser concert, presented by Sands Cares, took place on May 24, 2019 at The Venetian Theatre and was headlined by GRAMMY Award-winning artist Kelly Clarkson. The concert raised almost $300,000 for Sands Cares Accelerator members, including the Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth.

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