FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 11, 2021

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October 11, 2021

Cox Charities awards $160,000 in grants to local nonprofits

Cox Charities awards $160,000 in grants to local nonprofits
Cox Charities, the philanthropic arm of Cox Las Vegas, recently presented $160,000 in grants to 38 local nonprofit organizations. More than $2.3 million in Cox Charities grants have been awarded in Southern Nevada since 2007.

“Through the generosity of our Cox Las Vegas employees, Cox Charities support nonprofits in our community with Cox Charities grants,” said Cox Las Vegas Vice President and Market Leader Michael F. Bolognini. “We’re immensely proud to be able to continue to give back and support these organizations and the important work each does.”

Cox Charities 2021 Grant Recipients
1. After-School All-Stars Las Vegas, $5,000
2. American Cancer Society, $3,000
3. Angels of Las Vegas, $5,000
4. Baby’s Bounty, $5,000
5. Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, $4,000
6. Chefs for Kids, $3,500
7. Children’s Heart Foundation, $5,000
8. Communities in Schools of Nevada, $5,000
9. Down Syndrome Organization of So. NV, $5,000
10. EyeCare4Kids, $4,000
11. Foundation for Positively Kids, $4,000
12. Friends of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, $5,000
13. Friendship Circle of Las Vegas, $5,000
14. Girls Athletic Leadership Schools Las Vegas, $5,000
15. HELP of Southern Nevada, $3,000
16. Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, $4,000
17. Kline Veterans Fund, $5,000
18. Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, $5,000
19. Lift the Burden, Inc., $5,000
20. MEDTYME, $3,000
21. Nevada Ballet Theatre, $5,000
22. Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, $4,433
23. Nevada Child Seekers, $5,000
24. Nevada Diabetes Association, $5,000
25. Nevada HAND, $3,000
26. Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, $5,000
27. Noah’s Animal House, $1,000
28. Olive Crest, $4,000
29. Opportunity Village Foundation, $5,000

Cox Charities is funded primarily by Cox employee contributions through a workplace giving campaign and a variety of fundraisers including an annual golf tournament. Each grant is reviewed and selected by employees. Cox Charities’ fiscal partner is the Nevada Community Foundation.

Cox Charities grants are intended for programs that support one or more of Cox Charities’ philanthropic focus areas including children/families, education/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), diversity, and/or environment/sustainability.

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