LoVegas 2016 – Community Opportunity

LoVegas 2016 – Community Opportunity

LoVegas 2016

What: LoVegas is a day of community service sponsored by Verve Church
When: Nov 19th, 2016 – Meet 8am – AT YOUR EVENT LOCATION
How: Sign up using link below your chosen project to serve
Where: After signing up for a specific project, you will be emailed directions on where to meet at 8am.
Why: During LoVegas we will have the opportunity to roll up our sleeves and create community by signing up for one of many service projects. This is a great way to positively impact the lives of people all over Las Vegas. Let’s turn our world upside-down, one act of love at a time.

LoVegas 2016 is happening on Saturday, November 19. The day will be topped off with an after-party at Verve Church at 7850 Dean Martin Dr, Suite 503, Las Vegas from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

IMPORTANT Reminders: This year we will be meeting at our project sites and not Verve.
While your children are welcome to serve with you, certain projects may require permission slips if they are under 18.
HERE are the projects to choose from. Must sign up before event to receive location details.
NOTE: Equipo and Housing Authority Projects are specifically in need of volunteers!

Equipo Academy

8:00am to noon

equipo-academyEquipo Academy is a new college preparatory charter school for middle and high school students in East Las Vegas. The mission of Equipo Academy is to empower students to meet high expectations, excel to and through college, and become transformational leaders for East Las Vegas.

During this LoVegas project, Verve volunteers will help re-vamp the music room by patching holes in the walls, painting, and applying decals to make the room more friendly and fun for students as they learn and develop their creativity. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent, and all children under 18 years old must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.

SERVE WITH EQUIPO ACADEMY

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

8:00am to noon

snrhaThe Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, an Accredited Property Management Organization, works alongside community organizations to provide public housing to families in need. Through a broad range of services, SNRHA offers programs to assist families to become self-sufficient; these programs include homeownership, employment assistance, food assistance, prevention programs, domestic violence programs, health information, advocacy services, and more. During this LoVegas Project, Verve volunteers will participate in a Senior Residential beautification project. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent, and all children under 18 years old must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.

SERVE WITH SOUTHERN NEVADA REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY

Nevada Youth Network

1:00 to 3:00pm

nevada-youth-networkEach year the Nevada Youth Network provides Thanksgiving meals for children in poverty. During this project, Verve volunteers will host a neighborhood carnival for the kids while their Thanksgiving meal is being prepared. The carnival will include fun options like cotton candy, popcorn, carnival games, crafts, and more. This is a perfect opportunity to create a fun caring environment for kids living in a lower income area of town. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent, and all children under 18 years old must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.

SERVE WITH NEVADA YOUTH NETWORK

Project 150

8:00am to noon

project-150 Project 150 is a non-profit organization established in 2011 when the founders heard about homeless high school students at Rancho High School. Since then they have made it their mission to partner with community agencies to provide the personal necessities for students to focus on learning and successfully graduate to pursue higher education, career and workforce readiness.

During this LoVegas project, Verve volunteers will help Project 150 distribute hygiene kits to families in need as well as assist with holiday initiatives. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent, and all children under 18 years old must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.

SERVE WITH PROJECT 150

After Party: LoVegas 2016  day will be topped off with an after-party at Verve Church at 7850 Dean Martin Dr, Suite 503, Las Vegas from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

LoVegas Community Opportunity