Free Memberships for Families in Need
What is it?
Vegas Has a Heart is a campaign to fund 1,000 free Family Memberships for families in Southern Nevada who are living at or below the poverty line.
How does it work?
First, individuals and businesses donate to the campaign. Next, our community partners identify families in need to receive a free one-year membership to DISCOVERY. Lastly, the membership package is mailed to recipient families and they are invited to begin using their membership immediately.
Who are our community partners?
The Public Education Foundation will identify families to receive a free family membership.
Why are we doing this?
As one of the few cultural centers for children in Las Vegas, we have the opportunity to make a significant impact on families in need of a community safety net. We understand life’s basic needs like shelter and food need to be met first. We also understand a safe space for play and family time is invaluable to a family in distress and can pave the way for more positive outcomes – especially for children. Central to our mission is providing access to children and families from economically and culturally diverse backgrounds. These free memberships will substantially increase access to the hands-on learning and dynamic educational experiences. But perhaps more importantly, they will give vulnerable families a safe place to spend quality time together, to forget their hardships for a moment, to freely smile, laugh, create and play.
How can gifts be made?
Gifts can be made in person at DISCOVERY, by phone at (702) 382-3445, or online.
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