Help make the season brighter for more than 200 local children affected by HIV/AIDS
LAS VEGAS (Nov. 1, 2013) – Help make this holiday season extra special for more than 200 children ages newborn to 15 that are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS living in Southern Nevada by donating to AFAN’s annual holiday toy drive starting today through Dec. 8.
Donate new, unwrapped toys to any of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf or Jamba Juice locations listed below or drop them off directly to the AFAN offices. Requests to adopt a child or family can be made and AFAN will provide a personal wish list.
The toy drive culminates in a festive holiday party to benefit the children of families utilizing AFAN services. For many of these children, this holiday party provides the only gifts they may receive during the holiday season. All funds raised for this event directly purchases toys and supplies for a fun atmosphere with pictures with Santa and other holiday characters, crafts and treats for each child.
Drop off locations:
– The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf locations: West Lake Mead & Tenaya, UNLV, The District at Green Valley Ranch, Canyon Pointe, Town Center, Patrick, Town Square, West Sahara
– Jamba Juice locations: Pebble, Sahara & Eastern, McCarran Marketplace, North Mesa Plaza, Cannery Corner, Westland Fair, West Sahara. Rainbow & 215
– AFAN offices: 1120 Almond Tree Lane
Monetary donations can be made by mailing checks to AFAN – Toy Drive/Holiday Party, 3540 W. Sahara Ave., E6 #329, Las Vegas, NV 89106 or online at afanlv.donordrive.com.
For more information, please visit afanlv.org or call 702.383.8095.
Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2013 marked AFAN’s 29th anniversary of practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach. As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visitafanlv.org. Keep up with AFAN events and news on Facebook and Twitter.