Upcoming local fundraisers and charitable events

The following is a list of fundraisers in the Las Vegas valley. If you would like to submit an event to this list, send an email to webmaster@ktnv.com.

FASHION SHOW TO BENEFIT NCCF -- MARCH 18
The National Charity League's Green Valley Chapter Class of 2018 will hold a fashion show on Saturday to benefit Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Galleria at Sunset's Center Court. 28 high school junior girls, many that are also student-athletes, along with their mothers will participate. Donations are being collected to support teen boys and girls through the NCFF.

REAL RESULTS CHARITY WORKOUT -- MARCH 25
Real Results Fitness is celebrating the grand opening of its 2nd location with a charity workout from 8 to 10 a.m. March 25. The new gym is located at North Decatur Boulevard and 215 beltway. The two-hour charity workout will feature a one-hour workout plus healthy snacks, goodies, and giveaways. Attendees also will have the chance to tour the gym and speak to the coaches in a one-on-one setting. The charity workout is free to the public; in-kind donations will be accepted at the door benefiting The Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation.

EGGS FOR EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP -- MARCH 27-31
All participating McDonald's restaurants will donate $1 from every Egg McMuffin and Sausage McMuffin sold to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas scholarship program. Funds from the annual event have raised over $320,000 in scholarships funds for Southern Nevada students over the past five years.

ROCK OUT FOR A CAUSE -- MARCH 29
Aids for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) and House of Blues Las Vegas inside Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will partner up to host a charity rock concert on March 29 at 7 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada to support those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Witness the musical showdown between internationally renowned tribute bands, Abbey Road and Jumping Jack Flash, as they face off in "Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Concert." Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 18+ show and general admission tickets are available on the House of Blues website for $12 each plus tax and fees with VIP table seating options available.

PIRATES IN THE DESERT -- MARCH 31
The Phin City Parrot Head Club of Las Vegas and the Last Man Standing Committee have announced Pirates In The Desert, a charity Troprock musical event on March 31, the evening before the Jimmy Buffett concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. It will be held at Tommy Rock's Mojave Beach Tavern on Dean Martin Drive starting at 5 p.m. Tickets are $30 and are limited. Advanced registration only for this charity event.
Registration is available at www.PhinCityPHC.org.

CATCH THE LEPRECHAUN -- APRIL 1
The Las Vegas office of CBRE in conjunction with CBRE Cares, the company’s corporate giving and volunteerism arm in the U.S., invites locals to wear green and chase the leprechaun for a good cause during the third annual 5K race and one-mile walk at Kellogg Zaher Park. CBRE has pledged one hundred percent of the profits to After-School All-Stars Las Vegas, an organization that serves more than 6,500 Clark County elementary and middle school students by providing free, comprehensive academic and enrichment programs each day after school.

ZIA RECORDS/DOGFISH HEAD BREWERY CHARITY DINNER -- APRIL 6
Zia Records and Dogfish Head Brewery are partnering for a special charity dinner, benefitting Adopt a Rescue Pet and A Home 4 Spot at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Thursday, April 6 at 6 p.m. PT. Zia Records has planned an exciting food, music, and vinyl record-centric event, featuring a great menu, bowling, and a beer tasting provided by Dogfish Head Brewery. Zia Records will host a silent auction, with proceeds benefiting local Vegas pet rescues. Along with their meal, diners will have the chance to bid on exclusive vinyl records, test pressings, concert ticket bundles, turntables, and many other exciting items. All attendees will receive an exclusive Dogfish Head Record Store Day 2017 poster. Tickets for the 21-and-over event are on sale now at Zia Records’ two Las Vegas locations, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas and online at www.ziarecords.com for $33.30.

'JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR' TO BENEFIT GOLDEN RAINBOW -- APRIL 8
"Jesus Christ Superstar" will take the stage at Tropicana Theater for a special charity concert event on April 8. The show will feature a lineup of famed cast members and an on-stage orchestra directed by Jersey Boys' Keith Thompson in addition to an exclusive band put together by Vincent Verderame of Blue Man Group. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Golden Rainbow, a nonprofit organization providing housing, education, and resources to men, women and children with HIV/AIDS located in Southern Nevada. Tickets will be priced at $25 for general admission and $100 for VIP (excludes tax and fees). This event is open to all ages and can be purchased at the Tropicana Box Office or by calling (800) 829-9034.

LIFE TIME ATHLETIC'S RIDE FOR A REASON -- APRIL 15, 22
Life Time Athletic’s Las Vegas clubs, located in Summerlin and Green Valley, will host their annual “Ride for a Reason” cycling event to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Life Time Foundation. The cycling fundraisers will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on  April 15 at Life Time Athletic Summerlin and from 8 a.m. to noon on April 22 at Life Time Athletic Green Valley. Donations from the Ride for a Reason event will be used to help St. Jude continue to go the distance for children battling cancer and their families. In addition, the Life Time Foundation will receive support to aid their efforts in improving children’s nutrition in schools across the country.

10TH ANNUAL ANNIVERSARY GALA FOR SOUTHERN NEVADA CHILDREN'S FIRST -- APRIL 22
To commemorate a decade of helping children and families, Southern Nevada Children First is hosting a spectacular gala! Hosted by Commissioner Lawrence Weekly. There will be live jazz, breathtaking artwork, a silent acution, and a cash bar. The event begins at 6 PM. Tickets are $75.

PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA RUN AND FUN WALK -- APRIL 22
Nevada Paralyzed Veterans of America will once again host its annual Walk, Run and Roll 5K and 1 Mile Fun Walk at West Wayne Bunker Family Park located at 7351 West Alexander Road.  The race begins at 9 a.m. for runners and at 9:45 a.m. for hand cycles and wheelchairs.  Registration is available online at www.Active.com (search for “Walk, Run and Roll”).  Las Vegas Councilman Stavros Anthony is the official Grand Marshall.

POWER OF LOVE GALA - APRIL 27
On Thursday, April 27, 2017, Keep Memory Alive (KMA) will host its 21st annual Power of Love® gala at MGM Grand Garden Arena in honor of remarkable philanthropist Ronald O. Perelman, chairman and chief executive officer of MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated. In addition, KMA will recognize professional tennis superstar and Las Vegas local, Andre Agassi with its Community Achievement Award.

DRESS FOR SUCCESS ROAD TO THE SUN CHAMPAGNE LUNCH AND FASHION SHOW -- APRIL 28
Dress for Success Southern Nevada, the local nonprofit that provides gently used professional clothing, a network of support, and career development tools to empower women to achieve economic independence, will host its fifth annual champagne luncheon and fashion show at the Four Seasons Hotel from noon to 2:30 p.m. April 28. With support from the title sponsor, Walmart Neighborhood Market, the event titled “Road to the Sun” will celebrate the journey of Dress for Success clients and feature a three-course plated meal, fashion show, pop-up shop, special guest Chet Buchanan from 98.5 KLUC, Monica Jackson from FOX 5, a silent auction and more. General admission tickets, which include the luncheon and after-party, are $150 per person ($135 for members of the charity’s Little Black Dress Club donor program).

ST. JUDE AN AFFAIR OF THE ART -- MAY 6
Black-tie evening of exquisite dining, complete with premium wine, spirits and cocktails. Enjoy live entertainment and a one-of-a-kind auction featuring custom artwork by local artists, as well as art by patients of St. Jude. Fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

A new twist on the classic charity golf tournament, Swings For Wings Golf Social boasts delicious food, an exciting auction, fun golf challenges, special guest appearances and a stunning view of The Strip from fabulous TopGolf...all for a great cause! Join us for a "swinging" good time, Thursday, May 25, from 6 pm to 9 p.m. as we raise funds for children struggling to reach long-distance medical care. All proceeds benefit Miracle Flights, a Nevada nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, providing flight support to children and families in need of reaching distant medical care.
 
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