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March 02, 2015

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Nevada United For Youth
2921 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 218
Las Vegas, NV 89128


Nevada United for Youth is committed to inspire at risk youth to achieve their full potential now and in the future by empowering them to set goals and follow through on commitments, expand their perspective and make them aware of life's possibilities, and support them with a caring and inclusive learning environment.


NUFY's programs are designed to enrich the lives of at risk children in Clark County. The intent is to help youth develop life skills, social skills, a sense of responsibility to themselves and their environment, positive work ethics, commitment to education and self respect.

Team NUFY is the central program of the organization. It provides middle and high school student an opportunity to participate in a four day retreat with their mentors. The retreat includes outdoor activities and exercises to build trust, as well as indoor workshops addressing goal setting and creating "life plans" to empower youth to break habits that lead to destructive behavior in school and in life.

Step It Up ! Works with and engages youth already in the juvenile justice system. The mentoring relationship is utilized to establish a program of change in the young person's life. Mentors encourage goal setting, self-discipline, and skill development that improves the youth's sense of hopefulness.

Brown Bag Buddies work with elementary school age children. Adult mentors visit the children in school either during the child's lunch period, or after school in the after school child care program, to share either lunch or a snack.

You Can Help by Providing Goods

Up to 10

You Can Help by Volunteering

Mentors who can donate 1 hour per week for one year, including attending a 4-day retreat with their mentee.

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