Mayor of Las Vegas LIFE Fund Announces First and Second Quarter Donations
(Las Vegas, NV) — The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, a vehicle for private sector businesses and individuals to support key city initiatives, is announcing first and second quarter donations totaling nearly $288,000.
“We are fortunate to live in a city where corporations, foundations and philanthropists understand the value of public-private partnership,” said Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, City of Las Vegas. “Thanks to the generosity of many, the City is able to move faster on programs that improve the quality of life, especially for our most vulnerable residents.
According to Dr. Lisa Morris Hibbler, Director of Community Services for the City of Las Vegas, the Mayor’s Fund was launched expressly to target specific community needs in the areas of livability, innovation, Future and Education (LIFE). To date, more than $3 million in cash and nearly $5.5 million in in-kind goods and services have been donated to the Fund since its inception in late 2018.
“The Mayor’s Fund represents the ultimate public-private partnership and offers donors, large and small, a way to support the key initiatives that matter most to them,” said Morris Hibbler. “We have received donations of $5 to $500,000 from hundreds of community members, including individual residents, foundations and corporations. The beauty of the Mayor’s Fund is that it’s an easy way for everyone to get involved.
Donations of $5,000 or more in the first and second quarters of 2022 include:
- $76,330 from the Las Vegas Raiders Foundation to support youth sports
- $50,000 from Centene Management Company LLC to support the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center
- $35,000 from the Howard Hughes Corporation to support the city’s tree initiative, Going Green for Good Health, and youth sports
- $25,000 from the Buck Family Foundation to support the city’s tree initiative, Going Green for Good Health
- $25,000 from Mayor Carolyn and Oscar Goodman to support the city’s tree initiative, Going Green for Good Health, and the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center
- $25,000 from the NV Energy Charitable Foundation to support the city’s tree initiative, Going Green for Good Health
- $15,000 from Subaru of Las Vegas to support the city’s tree initiative, Going Green for Good Health
- $10,000 from the Toyota Financial Savings Bank to support the Strong Start GO! Pre-K Mobile Classroom Program
- $10,000 from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to support the Las Vegas Book Festival
- $5,000 from Alan and Christy Molasky to support the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center and the Strong Start GO! Pre-K Mobile Classroom Program
- $5,000 from Get Outdoors Nevada to support the Community Healing Fund
- $5,000 from the Las Vegas Clark County Library District to support the Small Town Libraries initiative that gives underserved children greater access to books to improve literacy
To learn more about the Mayor’s Fund or to donate, visit MayorsFundLV.org.
About the Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE:
The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE was established in 2018 as a vehicle for businesses and philanthropic partners to support innovative programs that improve the quality of life for all Las Vegas residents with a particular focus on vulnerable populations. . The Fund creates opportunities for public-private partnerships as well as donations of cash, time, and in-kind goods and services. Guided by a diverse group of community leaders who are members of the Fund’s Advisory Board, the Fund targets specific community needs with the goal of making Las Vegas a national leader in four areas: livability, innovation, l future and education. The Nevada Community Foundation, a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, serves as the fiscal agent for the Mayor’s Fund, receiving all private donations. Donations to the Nevada Community Foundation for the Mayor’s Fund are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. For more information, visit MayorsFundLV.org.
Melissa Warren, Warren Group
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