Calendar

Member Meeting Dates

1st Member Meeting – Monday, January 30th 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in BHS 134

2nd Member Meeting – Wednesday March 1st 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in BHS 133

3rd Member Meeting – Thursday April 20th 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in BHS 133

 

Upcoming Volunteer Events

Plan to get involved with these upcoming events or sign up to volunteer in our community.

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Create your own Volunteer experience

Here are organizations that UNLV SNDA members regularly volunteer with throughout the year:

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The 2017 A-Games presented by Families for Effective Autism Treatmentent (FEAT) is being held at Sport Social. They are needing volunteers to help during the practices and final event. This is a fun, rewarding opportunity to work with children on the autism spectrum and their families.

If interested in volunteering, please email Molly Michelman at:  mmm20@cox.net

 

 

 


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Create A Change Now is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is committed to educating and empowering children and their families by providing the resources needed to fight childhood obesity and related diseases to live happier, healthier, more productive lives.

 

 

 


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Located in BHS 212 the UNLV Nutrition Center is a great way to get involved within the UNLV Nutrition department and the community. Last semester the Department of Kinesiology & Nutrition Sciences received a grant through Produce for Better Health to conduct grocery store tours in the Las Vegas/Henderson community. The program has proven successful and welcomes ongoing volunteers. The Nutrition Center also seeks volunteers to help with their social media accounts and other projects or food demonstrations. Graduate student Sydney Spoon is the lead contact for the Nutrition Center. If interested please contact sydney.spoon@unlv.edu or stop by and see her in BHS 212. Make sure she knows you are an SNDA member.

FoodDay_logoFood Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. Every October 24, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy real food and to push for improved food policies. SNDA members can get involved with the the UNLV Campus Food Day hosted by SNDA or get active in Food Day community events through the Southern Nevada Dietetics Association.

 


ghcc-logoGet Healthy Clark County – The Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDPHP) is comprised of health education professionals who collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and interpreting programs designed to encourage healthy behaviors.

 


Green-Our-Planet-logo-710-x-385Green Our Planet (GOP) is a creative, entrepreneurial, non-profit conservation organization that operates a free crowdfunding platform. GOP offers a unique funding and educational model to help individuals and organizations reach their mission goals, while supporting innovative education and conservation efforts. GOP achieves its mission by actively partnering with foundations, individuals, organizations and corporations to collectively create positive impact in environmental education and change. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Green Our Planet also runs one of the fastest-growing school garden programs, The Outdoor Garden Classroom, in the United States. Through its crowdfunding platform, Green Our Planet simultaneously offers the public an opportunity to both learn about environmental challenges and to help fund green projects that can help solve some of those challenges.

 


JDRFJDRF_logo (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure T1D.

 


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Quiet Storm holds an out-of-school program on the 1st and 3rd Saturday during the school year at West Prep. The foundation seeks nutrition students or recent graduate to provide nutrition education. This program runs until May 2017. If interested, please call or text Cathy Watson at 702.378.3795 or email her at cathy@quietstormfoundation.com. To learn more about Quiet Storm or if interested in their other volunteer opportunities, visit quietstormfoundation.com.

 


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Serving Southern Nevada since 1977, Safe Nest is Nevada’s largest and most comprehensive charity devoted solely to domestic violence issues. Safe Nest’s programs are concentrated in four areas of service: shelter, counseling, advocacy and prevention.

 


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Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition (SNVBC) are looking for dedicated and reliable volunteers who are interested in furthering the coalition’s vision and mission. The coalition is comprised of voting board members and committee volunteers all helping to advance the safety and infrastructure of biking in the valley.

*You do not have to be a cyclist to be a part of the coalition. The majority of the initiatives include safety, infrastructure, vulnerable road users laws, and monthly/quarterly coalition engagement activities.

Please email Sara Phillips @ sara@lvvbc.org if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.

 


threesquare_logoThree Square & FaVE! is Southern Nevada’s only food bank providing food assistance to the residents of Lincoln, Nye, Esmeralda and Clark Counties.

Three Square’s mission is to provide wholesome food to hungry people, while passionately pursuing a hunger-free community. We combine food banking (warehousing canned and boxed goods), food rescue (obtaining surplus or unused meats, bread, dairy and produce from hospitality and grocery outlets), and ready-to-eat meals to be the most complete food solution for Southern Nevada.

 


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UNLV Cares Food Pantry, In 2010, several members of the President’s Advisory Committee (PAC) organized a holiday food drive to benefit members of the UNLV community who were facing economic duress due to the forced pay cuts and furloughs. The response from both donors and recipients was tremendous, and the UNLV Cares Food Pantry was born. The year-round pantry, open to all students, classified staff, faculty and professional staff, currently provides non-perishable items to more than 150 persons every two weeks.


Veggie-Buck-Truck_image_1Veggie Buck Truck (VBT) is the valley’s first mobile farmers market. Rosalind Brooks, the founder of the Vegas Roots Community Garden who launched the VBT, is looking for volunteers to help her run the Veggie Buck Truck. Roz’s motto is “Just because people can’t afford farmer’s market prices doesn’t mean they don’t deserve it.” If interested, please call or text Roz at 702.281.7031 or email her at roz@vegasroots.org.

 


healthy-hunger-free-kidsHealthy Hunger Free Kids is a government program that provides support to a large number of underprivileged children and families. The program is teaches about grocery shopping, healthy cooking, and fun educational classes. Volunteers are needed to help with sign in’s, lead children in activities, and make outreach phone calls. Spanish fluency is a plus but not required.

If interested contact Wilma Herrera – Project Coordinator – (702) 369 -2165 – wherrera@health.nv.gov  (Wilma is also a graduate of the UNLV Nutrition Sciences Programs and loves student volunteers)

Located at 1830 E Sahara Ave Suite 103, Las Vegas, NV 89104 (Inside East Valley Family Services)

 


afan-logoAid For AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) provides support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. AFAN works to reduce HIV infection through prevention education to eliminate fear, prejudice and the stigma associated with the disease. There are a number of ways that you can students can get involved in this worthwhile organization.

If interested please contact Jake Yarberry at jake@afanlv.org – Jake is a UNLV Nutrition Sciences Graduate (don’t forget to mention that you are an SNDA Member)