Shango 5K Run to Benefit Veterans Village

Shango Las Vegas Title Sponsor of Veterans Village 5K Run

“Shango has an ongoing commitment to help the men and women who fought for our country transition back into civilian life,” says David Thomas, Shango’s Policy Communications Director. “For many veterans, this is a very difficult process. Veterans Village

Veterans Village Las Vegas keeps raising the bar when it comes to helping homeless U.S. Veterans find housing, jobs, food, clothing and medical and transportation services. The non-profit organization’s unique model, which relies on financial and material support from the private sector rather than government agencies, has drawn praise from state and federal lawmakers, as well as two U.S. Presidents. Now that the model has been proven successful, the organization faces the ongoing challenge of raising money to meet the ever-growing need for these services.

The Veterans Village 5K Run and Fun Walk will take this mission to the streets of Las Vegas in efforts to raise private donations to build more housing for the city’s homeless veterans. This event, presented by Shango Las Vegas, will take place on Saturday November 4, at Smith Center Park, starting at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are $30 and available online at http://www.itsyourrace.com or view our sponsorship opportunities available.

“Veterans Village Las Vegas is dedicated to creating an environment that is home to United States Veterans,” says Dr. Arnold Stalk, founder of Veterans Village. “We provide a continuum of care of housing and supportive services operating emergency housing, transitional housing, permanent housing and assisted living.”

Stalk’s innovative approach combines housing with holistic, comprehensive and intensive supportive services. This system branded by Stalk is known as “service enriched housing” combining the Veterans Village Las Vegas network of public and private partnerships resulting in 24/7/365 services for our U.S. Veterans.

With government resources stretched thin, Stalk seeks financial support from philanthropic businesses and individuals who share his commitment to serving veterans.

Stalk has established solid and active private sector partnerships with prominent hotel-casino operators, corporate businesses and…

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