Show your heart of gold by supporting one of Las Vegas’ many worthy local charities and organizations. Las Vegas is commonly called Sin City, and it would not be an erroneous label, with the wide variety of strip clubs, gambling, parties and other debauchery. But deep within the heart of the city lies the roots of the residents who grew up in the Vegas Valley. For those residents, building the city and making it a community and a great place to live is important. For Las Vegas locals looking for a cause to support through volunteering and donations, even a party city of neon has a lot of options available for people to drop their party hats and show their generous sides.
Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary – Help for Homeless Pets
The Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary is an organization in Las Vegas that helps get the unwanted pet population under control. They offer cheap or free spay and neuter options for Las Vegas area pets and help house and adopt homeless pets in the Las Vegas area. If you are looking to volunteer for a cause to help pets, Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary is a particularly worthy Las Vegas cause because they offer services that help animals without killing unwanted pets. Shockingly, some of the local pet organizations like Lied Animal Shelter euthanize unwanted pets at their facilities. Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary is unique in that it is one of the pet organizations that advocates spay and neuter and does not get rid of unwanted pets.
Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary Spay and Neuter Clinic is located at 546 N. Eastern Suite 175 Las Vegas, NV 89101.
Tonopah Community Garden– Organic Gardening in the Deserts of Las Vegas
Tonopah Community Garden has figured out how to grow an edible, organic garden in Las Vegas. The project got off the ground in 2010, and could still use help, mainly in the form of funding. You can donate to support community gardening in Las Vegas at the Tonopah Communith Garden paypal link, located on their WordPress blog site.
The Tonopah Community Garden is located at 711 N. Tonapah Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89106.
First Friday Las Vegas – Grassroots Awesome Arts Festivals
First Friday is a non-profit arts organization that puts on a huge once-monthly arts festival featuring local artist, performers and shops. Any Las Vegas local who has not yet seen First Friday’s widespread array of the arts in the downtown area is missing out. First Friday takes donations at their website and is a great cause for any Las Vegas local looking to support local arts and music.
Donating to these local organizations not only promotes the cause you are donating to, but it also helps build a solid base of community in Las Vegas, giving future generations in Nevada a family place to take a break from all the glitz, glamor and flash of the central part of the city.