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EXTREME MAKEOVER — SHADE TREE EDITION: North Las Vegas shelter gets $2.5 million renovation thanks to Wynn Las Vegas and 170 community partners

The Shade Tree shelter for women and children in North Las Vegas has undergone a large-scale renovation worth $2.5 million in recent months, spurred by a $1.5 million investment from Wynn Las Vegas. The greatly refurbished digs look great. They also send an important message to shelter residents: You matter.

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Backstreet Boys donate to Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada

The Backstreet Boys put philanthropy front and center — and their handprints in cement — at a recent ceremony at Planet Hollywood resort-casino.

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SPACE FOR THE DISPLACED: Sands Cares, Jon Bon Jovi join Nevada nonprofit in effort to house more homeless youth

The fundraising campaign came in direct response to the Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness, unveiled at November’s Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit.