Media are invited to experience this mass community effort to prepare for disasters and interview representatives from Clean the World, the American Red Cross and Las Vegas Sands about this critical effort.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday Sept. 20
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21
Photo/visuals throughout the day
Best time for interviews and visuals: 11-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 when we will have the most people on site
The Venetian | The Palazzo
3355 South Las Vegas Blvd
- Founder and Executive Director of Clean the World, Shawn Seipler, who can discuss the ambitious hygiene kit build and the support by LVS, the global hygiene revolution and the process for recycling soap from Las Vegas hospitality companies, including LVS.
- American Red Cross Public Information Officer, Lloyd Ziel, who can discuss the critical need for hygiene products for disaster victims locally and throughout the U.S.
- Las Vegas Sands representatives/team members participating in the build, who can discuss LVS’ commitment to Clean the World and their efforts in the community as part of the Sands Cares Corporate Citizenship Program.
- Community volunteers and Las Vegas Sands team members building hygiene kits
- Massive supplies for the build including recycled soap from local hospitality properties such as The Venetian | The Palazzo
FOR MEDIA UNAVAILABLE TO ATTEND:
- B-roll and photos from Saturday’s build will be available same day.
LVS has partnered with Clean the World since 2011, successfully diverting more than 50 tons of waste from LVS properties that has resulted in more than 550,000 bars of recycled soap. LVS’ underwriting and sponsorship of the September disaster relief community build is part of a $1 million commitment to Clean the World in 2014. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters and will be using the 100,000 hygiene kits toprovide emergency relief to disaster victims in the Las Vegas region and nationwide.
For more information on Las Vegas Sands’ global corporate citizenship program, visitwww.sandscares.sands.com, or on Clean the World and American Red Cross, visitwww.cleantheworld.org and redcross.org.