In the wake of the shooting in Las Vegas, community members are still coming together to provide support to individuals affected by the 1 October incident. Whether first, or long time donors, individuals have been reflecting on the deeper meaning that is driving their support at this time, as well as emotional supports that will … More Emotional Connection in Times of Tragedy: Deep Meaning Drives Support in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting
The Harlem Globetrotters were in Las Vegas for one night only Friday to delight the hometown crowd with their legendary hilarious antics and silly skits. While the event was primarily intended for fun, the Globetrotters had another message to share: Support the American Red Cross. Held at the Orleans Arena, the event highlighted a partnership … More Red Cross of Southern Nevada, Harlem Globetrotters Partner to Bring Help, Hope to Families.
“For children, a disaster is the opposite of being safe … and safety is what they need,” Shannon Durham, Red Cross Mental Health lead, says. In response to the Las Vegas shooting on October 1, many children have become frightened, even if they don’t know anyone who was hurt. “During disasters, parents may keep the … More Helping Children Cope With Disasters
“Every day gets busier. We have really good services available,” said Sandra Thomas Keller, a Red Cross Mental Health worker, reporting about the Family Assistance Center in Las Vegas. “It’s always heartwarming how everyone wants to do what they can and lighten the burden.” The Family Assistance Center is in the Las Vegas Convention Center … More Providing Emotional Support at the Family Assistance Center
Immediately following the tragic shooting on October 1, Southern Nevada Red Cross volunteers and staff sprang into action, working alongside government partners at the Emergency Operations Center, and quickly providing 450 blood products to 13 local hospitals to save lives. Over the following weeks, the Red Cross worked intensively alongside government and nonprofit partners, seeking … More Red Cross Proud to Support Las Vegas Community in Wake of Oct 1 Shooting
Addressing language and food stability needs The multi-agency Family Assistance Center at the Las Vegas Convention Center is busy serving the needs of people affected by the October 1 Las Vegas shooting. “Many of the people we’re seeing were working the event,” said Martha Read, Assistant Director of Operations for the Red Cross response. “Some … More Family Assistance Center Services
Counseling, resources, and access to personal effects LAS VEGAS, NV, OCTOBER 11, 2017 — The joint-agency Family Assistance Center at the Las Vegas Convention Center offers one-stop service for survivors, families of the deceased, concertgoers, and members of the Las Vegas community who were affected by the tragic shooting on October 1. “You don’t have to … More Family Assistance Center Easy Path to Recovery