Convoy of Hope Celebrates 1,000th Community Event with $1 Million in Food, Giveaways and Services

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Thousands Expected to Attend Saturday's Event in Las Vegas

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Convoy of Hope will stop in Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday, November 22, at The Champion Center of Las Vegas to provide a day of free food, goods and services. This event marks the 1,000th community outreach hosted by Convoy of Hope in cities across the country and abroad. This milestone signifies nearly two million guests of honor who have been served at these events since Convoy of Hope was founded in 1994.

What: A free Las Vegas community event offering $1 million in free goods and services including more than 35,000 pounds of groceries, haircuts, dental check-ups, family portraits, health services, job and career services, a kids carnival and more. Guests will also be served a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

While supplies last—all are welcome. No I.D. required.

Why: Provides an opportunity for more than 1,000 local community volunteers to share hope and tangible help with thousands of their neighbors in a spirit of honor and dignity.

Who: The community of Las Vegas, including numerous local businesses, organizations, churches and Convoy of Hope. Convoy of Hope is also working with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and Plum Organics at the outreach. NBCF will provide education, support and early detection services to underserved women in the community. Plum Organics will distribute organic food specifically created for babies, toddlers and school-aged children.

When: Saturday, November 22 - Gates open at 10 a.m. (rain or shine)

Where:

The Champion Center of Las Vegas
3900 E. Bonanza Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89110

Media Opportunities:

  • Highlight local residents serving their communities.
  • Interview local families participating in the event.
  • Speak with national leaders from Convoy of Hope.
  • Speak with national leaders from the NBCF.

Learn more about the outreach by visiting http://www.convoyofhope.org/lasvegas or contact Randall Aruajo at (702)452-1300.

About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope, a faith ­based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 11 consecutive years. In the last 20 years, Convoy of Hope has served more than 65 million people. For more information please visit http://www.convoyofhope.org.

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