Brady Shines on Adam’s Place
We are Honored!
We are BEYOND thrilled to be Brady’s Shines $5,000 grant award winner 2017! Thank you for trusting us with the investment in Our Grief Support Program for 10/1 victim families and for all children in Clark County coping with loss and grief.
Brady Shines Awards Eight Organizations in Inaugural Grant Cycle
Brady, a full-line janitorial supply, equipment and foodservice distributor, which announced its new charitable giving campaign “Brady Shines” as part of its 70th Anniversary celebration earlier in 2017, is thrilled to announce the beneficiaries from its inaugural cycle September 1 – November 30. More than 70 applications from all Brady territories were submitted applying for funds to benefit education- and youth-based organizations.
“Brady is dedicating $20,000 total per cycle to support non-profits focused on education, youth programs and more,” said Travis Brady, President and CEO. “We formed an internal committee to review all submissions and determine the distribution of funds based on a variety of factors. We are so proud to be supporting these tremendous organizations.”
ADAM’S PLACE: Offers grief services and mental health first aid to children. In the wake of the October 1st tragedy in Las Vegas, this volunteer-based organization will use funds to expand training programs and outreach. $5,000 grant awarded.
CHEFS FOR KIDS: Provides food and volunteer chefs to feed thousands of children annually. In addition, they support teachers who educate children on healthy eating habits. $2,500 grant awarded.
DORAL ACADEMY – FIRE MESA: After school club called “Little Gestures” focusing on small acts of kindness. The students want to make holiday baskets for children in foster care. $500 grant awarded.
FAMILY PROMISE OF LAS VEGAS: Provides services to homeless families allowing them to stay together. In addition to clothing and shelter, they offer bus passes to get children to school and assist with emergency child care fees. $2,500 grant awarded.
GOODIE TWO SHOES: Offers disadvantaged children new socks and shoes. Recipients can choose their very own shoes with community volunteer support. $2,000 grant awarded.
HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA: Benefitting the Shannon West Homeless Youth Center. This shelter provides food and services to homeless youth. $2,500 grant awarded.
RED BARN FARMINGTON UTAH: A life-skills academy with a focus on addiction recovery and mental wellness. Students work in programs to learn custodial / cleaning skills, property management and more. $2,500 grant awarded.
YMCA OF NORTHERN UTAH: Offering before- and after-school programs for children in need. Their School Resource Camp runs on days that schools are closed for holidays, in-service days and more so children can participate in enrichment activities, reading time and receive healthy meals. $2,500 grant awarded.
Brady Shines’ second cycle launched December 1st and will accept applications through February 28th. Non-profits in 16 geographic territories focused on education- and youth-based programs are invited to submit grant proposals for consideration. Organizations from the first cycle are welcome to apply again. Full details are available at www.bradyshines.org.
Brady has been pioneering the way products and solutions are delivered to facility and foodservice professionals for 70 years. At the heart of Brady’s operation is a community-minded culture driven by a workforce of more than 330 employees currently in 16 locations throughout Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, New Mexico, Colorado, Maryland, California and Texas including its original Las Vegas, Nevada headquarters.
Brady’s approach to partnership is unique by providing integrated customer support, expertise, technical support, and service across a full spectrum of customer needs including extensive facility offerings, complete dish machine and laundry machine service, equipment sales, rentals and service and foodservice supplies. Brady provides these specialized solutions for customers in key commercial market segments including hospitality, education, healthcare, government, building service contractors and more.
For additional information about how Brady can reduce your total cost while improving service, call (800) 293-4698 or visit www.bradyindustries.com. Contact: Michelle Harrison, Director of Marketing – [email protected].
Why Adam's Place?
Adam's Place provides 8 sessions of coping skills, education and support for children and teens through out the school year at no cost to the family.
What does Adam's Place provide?
We coordinate our eight sessions into two programs: fall camp and winter camp. The bonds created with peers - coping - skills acquired and confidence gained help Adam's Place kids to increase school attendance and performance. Adam's Place has been providing support group programs since 2009.
How do I refer families or sign up for my own family?
- Go to our website: AdamsPlaceLV.org.
- Follow the easy steps to submit the family form and sign up for orientation.
Can I volunteer?
- Yes! Submit a volunteer application through our website.
How else can I help?
- Make a donation through our website today!!! Help us sustain programs for children in Clark County today and in the future.
- Like us on Facebook.
- Watch for our upcoming special fundraising events - Trees of Hope and Vintage and Vines, details below.
- Our program of Camp Cope will not be possible without support from Clark County. Please let your commissioner know that you support, and hope they will as well, Outside Agency Grants to Adam’s Place.
ACTIVITIES FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON
Share a Silly Holiday Memory
Share a silly memory of your loved one during the holiday season.
Are there any traditions that you want to change this holiday season? Gift giving If gift giving is a part of your holiday celebration, before the gifts are exchanged, have each family talk about a special gift the loved one has given to them. It could be a tangible gift or perhaps even more meaningful would be an intangible gift.
Ask family members for ways they would like to incorporate the loved one that has died into the “season of family.” This could mean including a portrait or belonging to be a part of the decorations, positioning an empty chair at the table, setting out their favorite coffee mug, or an array of other meaningful items. Look for ways to honor and remember your loved one as you go through the holiday season.
Purchase cylinder candles. Use a variety of materials such as self-adhesive foamy shapes, letters, jewels to decorate candle. Written words and/or phrases and scrapbooking supplies can be attached with Modge-Podge. Especially meaningful could be including photos or pictures of loved ones and family that can be attached with Modge-Podge. The family can choose a way to incorporate a family ritual when lighting this candle to remember your loved one.
For additional ideas and holiday support, download the Holiday Toolkit.
Save the Date for Vintage & Vines
Guests will enjoy a special evening of sampling fine wine, craft beers, appetizers, a fun silent auction and the Kids on the Katwalk Fashion Show! A fun-filled evening for a special local charity helping children and families learn how to cope with grief. A huge thank you to Land Rover of Las Vegas and Red Rock Country Club for opening up their space to us for this event.
Friends of Adam's Place $75.00 Donation: 1 Event Ticket
Bronze Donors $500.00 Donation: 8 Event Tickets
Silver Donors $1,500.00 Donation: 25 Event tickets
Gold Donors $2,500.00 Donation: 35 Event Tickets
Platinum Donors $5,000.00 Donation: Up to 75 Event Tickets
Event Co-Sponsor Level: Includes event tickets and private VIP wine tasting.
Please email or call Kelly Boyers, the board president, for further information: [email protected] or 702-581-8150