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U.S.VETS – Las Vegas opened in 2001 and provides veterans with comprehensive housing and employment services.

The Las Vegas locations serve 308 veterans each day.

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March 18-19, 2015

Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd North

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  • IN THE NEWS: Event Aimed at Getting Veterans Off Las Vegas Streets

    Last week, U.S.VETS – Las Vegas hosted the 6th annual “Honoring Those Who Serve” Benefit Dinner at the Aliante Casino + Hotel.  Four hundred guests attended and enjoyed a delicious dinner and live music.  Guests also participated in an exciting live and silent auction for prizes such as hotel stays, show tickets, airfare and historical tours of Washington D.C., an all-inclusive travel package to beautiful Hawaii, and this year’s featured prize a patriotic hand painted canvas created live at the event!  The event was a memorable celebration honoring veterans and the military while raising $84,000 to support the Las Vegas site’s programs for homeless and at-risk veterans. The event also highlighted the service of local heroes in Southern Nevada.  The following Local Hero Awards were presented for their service to veterans and the military within the community: Local Civilian Heroes Terry Fator Mayor Andy Hafen Wayne Leroy Local Veteran Hero Barry Keller Local Organization Heroes MGM Resorts International Veteran Employee Network Group Nellis Air Force Base Public Health Clinic USO Las Vegas     Fox5 News came out to talk to Executive Director Shalimar Cabrera and some of our veteran clients about the event: Navy veteran Gregory Anderson knows just how beneficial the dollars raised at the event are. Nine years ago he was down on his luck and had nowhere to turn to while going through disability. “[The] goodness of U.S.VETS, it allowed me to not be on the street, to have three square meals a day,” Anderson said. […]

  • Thank You to Our Las Vegas Supporters

    Veterans and community supporters were honored at the 2014 Veteran Appreciation & Partner Recognition Ceremony, hosted by U.S.VETS – Las Vegas at the Texas Station Hotel & Casino.  Veterans from each Las Vegas program were in attendance and recognized for their hard work and achievements gained, as well as awards given to community partners for their continued support. Community Awards include: Priceless Volunteer Award – Eleanor Avila SPOT Veterans’ Choice Award – Canyon Ridge Christian Church & Green Valley Presbyterian Church Best New Employer Award – DTA Security Employer of the Year Award – Goodwill of Southern Nevada Worforce Partner of the Year – Goodwill of Southern Nevada: Career Connections SSVF Partner of the Year – Oliver Chu, Twain Gardens, Charleston Gardens & Boston Gardens TIP Partner of the Year – Angelo Bomasuto, Desert Palms Property Radcliff Veteran Choice Award – Jane McQuire Outreach Partner of the Year – Officer Magnolia Drew Permanent Housing Partner of the Year – 707 Property Management Permanent Housing Priceless Volunteer – Shadow Mountain Village Coffee Club Food Partner of the Year – Three Square Donor of the Year – Jewish War Veterans

  • IN THE NEWS: For many returning veterans, despair can lead to homelessness

    KSNV (Las Vegas) recently joined the U.S.VETS – Las Vegas outreach team as they offered help to homeless veterans. Nearly 900 homeless veterans live on the streets of southern Nevada – a number both shocking and heart breaking. Many suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and other stresses of combat. For 10 years, U.S. veteran Deon Derby has been pounding the pavement with U.S. Vets, a non-profit group that offers housing, and support for those who served. The homeless camps dotting empty lots throughout the valley are where veteran Deon Derby spends much of his time searching for military veterans who may have slipped through the cracks… Click here for the rest of the story and to watch the video.

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2015 Las Vegas Stand Down March 18, 2015 - March 19, 2015 – 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Directory

Mailing Address:
525 East Bonanza Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702.366.0456

Shalimar Cabrera

 

 

 

 

 

Shalimar Cabrera
Executive Director (bio)

Veterans Seeking Housing
Deon Derby
702.366.0456 ext 228
dderby@usvetsinc.org

Veterans Seeking Employment Assistance
Sabrina Ramos
702.366.0456 ext 235
sramos@usvetsinc.org

Veterans Seeking Other Services
Deon Derby
702.366.0456 ext 228
dderby@usvetsinc.org

Volunteer Opportunities
Natalie Montas
702.947.4469
nmontas@usvetsinc.org

In-Kind or Goods Donations
Krystal Cotton
702.947.4478
kcotton@usvetsinc.org

Advisory Council

Rebecca West, Chairman
Chelle Bize
Will Brown

Steve Chartrand
Bruce Herman
Mamta Kapoor

Dixon Keller
Wayne Leroy
David McNeill
Candace Young-Richey

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