B y Lora Hendrickson
On September 20th, 2012. The Palms Resort and Casino hosted their 4th annual “DISH” charity event in Las Vegas. “DISH” is not only the largest charity event for “Three Square;” a non-profit organization that hopes to eliminate hunger in the Southern Nevada. DISH, offered an assortment of culinary delights, unlimited cocktails, entertainment, and a silent auction.
It’s an extremely efficient, with 93 cents of every dollar going to directly support its mission. DISH, was anticipated to raise $100,000 for its charity, causes with 100% of ticket sales benefiting “Three Square.”
Three Square, has numerous programs that help community members including, a “Back-Pack for Kids Program,” that provides a bag of nutritious, kid-friendly, shelf-stable food to children, who lack adequate food over the weekend. The Kids Café Program ensures that children have a meal after school. The Senior Share Program provides nutritious fruits, vegetables, and other staples to seniors suffering from chronic maladies.
Community members young and old are encouraged to volunteer with Three Square. Get connected by accessing their website – www.threesquare.org or calling (702) 644-FOOD.
Together we can end hunger in the Southern Nevada area.