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This Weekend!

July 23, 2009
Hello all and Happy Thursday!!! This week has been quite the whirlwind for me and I cannot wait to get some volunteering in this weekend and get back on track. There are a lot of opportunities all over the valley and I wanted to share some with you. To register for these opportunities, or view MORE click here. If you need further assistance please email me at alexiag@uwsn.org

*NOTE: all opportunities must be signed up for. Simply showing up to the opportunity is not acceptable, unless you are there to receive the services being offered*

Help homeowners get help from lenders, face to face and free of charge! So if you’re in need of mortgage assistance come out and get info! Or sign up to volunteer! North Las Vegas HOPE NOW event, Friday July 24th from 2:00 – 8:00 pm and Saturday, July 25th from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Aliante Station and Casino.

Serve a warm and delicious meal to the homeless. It’s from 6:15-7:30, a quick but fabulous opportunity to help your neighbors! Visit the Volunteer Center to register and sign up.

Habitat for Humanity is almost finished with a construction site right here in Las Vegas. But volunteers are still needed. There are still painting and landscaping projects needed to be finished. You must be 16 years old to volunteer at the construction site. Sixteen and seventeen year olds must have adult supervision and their parents must sign off on a minor liability waiver. Work starts at 7:30 am and wraps up around 2 pm. Habitat for Humanity hosts volunteers Tuesdays – Thursdays and Saturdays. Groups of up to 25 are welcome to help out as well. (Email me for details)

Three Square Food Bank: This Saturday, July 25, there are two separate events happening during the early morning/afternoon that will benefit Three Square Food Bank and they are in need of some volunteers. One is at Spring Valley Hospital from 11-1 and the other is in the parking lot of the Fantastic Swap Meet from 11-4. (Email me for details)

Boys Hope Girls Hope Cirque du Soleil has donated bookshelves for the BHGH house and now they need your help to fill them with your favorite literary classics! On July 25th, Barnes and Noble will donate a portion of their sales to BHGH when presented with a voucher. The staff and scholars of Boys Hope Girls Hope will be at the Barnes and Noble at the Rainbow Promenade (2191 N Rainbow Blvd.) from 11 am- 3 pm, however the voucher is good for any Barnes and Noble in the Las Vegas Valley! If you’d like the voucher or further information please email me.

Other than that, I’ll be again blogging soon so stay connected.

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