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Community Projects

 

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Class of 2001 – Develop and promote Leadership Henderson, coordinating future years and seeing that the program flourishes.

Class of 2002 – Formation of the Henderson Community Foundation, a program that partners with donors, volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and the community to connect philanthropy interests. This is an ongoing project, to volunteer or support this program, please click here. To visit the website, click here.

Class of 2003 – Arts Alive Movement, support and beautification of Henderson's Water Street District.

Class of 2004 – Scholarship program for a nonprofit participant to attend Leadership Henderson.

Class of 2005 – Refurnished, painted and decorated all of the suites at SAFE House, shelter and assistance for battered women and children. If you are interested in giving time or support to SAFE House, click here.

Class of 2006 – Created an endowment for HopeLink, an organization that builds a better community by preventing homelessness, keeping families intact and promoting self-sufficiency. If you are interested in giving time or support to HopeLink, click here.

Class of 2007 – Founders of School Down the Street – adopting Robert Taylor Elementary for educational advancement of Henderson children.

Class of 2008 – Henderson High School Leadership – partnering with Henderson high schools to teach leadership development. This is an ongoing project, to volunteer or support this program, please click here. To visit the website, click here.

Class of 2009 – SAAMs Tops and Bottoms fundraiser for the Rape Crisis Center to purchase new clothing for victims of sexual assault. This is an ongoing project, to volunteer or support this program, please click here. To visit the website, click here.

Class of 2010 – Creation of Project Connect and resources for Leadership Henderson alumni, and financial support to CT Sewell Elementary "Dress for Success." To contact or support CT Sewell Elementary, click here.

Class of 2011 – Partnership with Lyle Burkholder Middle School and the Josh Stevens Foundation to create awareness of acts of kindness by planting a peace garden in memory of Josh Stevens. To volunteer or support the Josh Stevens Foundation, click here.

Class of 2012 – Partnership with Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center, a program that provides free medical treatment for uninsured children attending a Clark County school. This is an ongoing project, to volunteer or support this program, please click here. For more information about the School Based Health Center click here.

Class of 2013 – Keep the Music Alive project with Brown Junior High School to provide funding and support for the band and orchestra program.

Class of 2014 Worked with Chris Holman, Leadership Henderson Class of 2005, to establish  SM@RT Connections, an organization aimed at educating parents and children about the dangers of the Internet, sexting and teaches on how one can become a good digital citizen.

Class of 2015 - Raised more than $29,000 for Veterans Treatment Court to provide second chances to qualifying veterans.

Class of 2016 - Worked with In12Days to assist in creating a platform for the organization and raised over $40,000. They also assisted the Henderson Libraries Foundation by building three little libraries to donate into a Henderson Community.