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USO Las Vegas raises $27,000 during Military Appreciation Month

Posted at 10:58 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-01 01:58:44-04
As part of Military Appreciation Month, sponsors raised over $27,000 for USO Las Vegas.
Hudson Group, Crazi Pita Rotisserie & Grill, R.E.D. Tavern Group, Liquor Library, Sam's Club, Chrysler Chapman Jeep, and the Las Vegas Review Journal each held fundraising/donation campaigns througout the month of June. In total, the sponsors raised $27,683 and more than $10,000 in donated supplies to support programs and services at USO Las Vegas.
“We can’t thank all of our sponsors enough to help raise awareness and funds for our local military community,” said Tim Mullin, USO Las Vegas Center Director. “There are 32,000 military families currently stationed in Southern Nevada and these funds will help us create a home away from home and sense of community for many of them.”
USO Las Vegas offers comfortable airplane lounges to active duty troops as they prepare or come home from deployment. The organization also offers morale-boosting and family-strengthening programs, deployment and redeployment support to help servicemen and women adjust to the duty ahead, resiliency training for families facing multiple deployments, discreet and compassionate escorts and other support for Families of the Fallen, as well as passenger terminal assistance for troops and loved ones alike.