During each Holiday Season HELP of Southern Nevada has three signature programs; Adopt -A-Family, Turkey-A-Thon and the Toy Drive/Holiday Assistance. These programs allow HELP of Southern Nevada to assist over 1,200 families receive a turkey and the fixin's for Thanksgiving and to assist over 19,000 children with Holiday gifts, who otherwise would go without.
You can help us carry on the success of these impactful holiday programs by volunteering, adopting a family for the Holiday, donating toys, or donating turkeys and food/non perishables.
HELP of Southern Nevada will accept applications for Holiday Assistance on the following days: November 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 and December 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12. Hours: 8 am – 4 pm; last entry 3:30 pm; based on capacity and subject to change. You must apply in person and bring required documents with you listed on this flyer:
Please note: If you received Holiday Assistance in 2013 and 2014, you are NOT eligible for assistance in 2015. Our Thanksgiving assistance is limited to the first 1,200 signups prior to November 14.
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If your school, business, association or community group would like to host a food drive for HELP's Thanksgiving Assistance program, please complete and return page 2 of our 2015 Food Drive Packet.
Our 2015 Turkey-Thon donation drive will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday November 19, 20 and 21 at the following Smith's Food and Drug locations:
2015 Turkey Thon Sites - ALL LOCATIONS ARE SMITH’S FOOD AND DRUG STORESThursday, November 19
9350 W Flamingo Road, Las Vegas NV 89147
Cross Street: Ft. Apache
9am – 7pm
With ESPN Radio
Friday, November 20
1000 N Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89074
Cross Street: 215 Beltway
9am – 7pm
With 97.1 The Point
Saturday, November 21
2211 N Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89128
Cross Street: Lake Mead
8am – 5pm
With 97.1 The Point
Toy Drive/Holiday Assistance
Approximately 3,000 families will benefit from visiting HELP of Southern Nevada's toy store and over 19,000 children in our community
benefit from the Toy drive itself. This has become a signature event for individuals and companies to donate new toys for kids in our
Pre-qualified families benefit from the generosity of local residents. During toy distribution, a member of the pre-qualified family arrives at an assigned time to visit the HELP toy store; and is escorted through the toy store to pick out gifts for their children.
This program allows community members the opportunity to ‘adopt’ local pre-qualified families who find themselves in unique and compelling situations during the holiday season. If you represent a business, association, individual or community group who would like to adopt a family for the holidays, please complete this form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 702-369-4089.