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Let's F.O.C.U.S. Las Vegas

$13,090
26%
Raised toward our $50,000 Goal
17 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on May 07, at 08:00 AM PDT
Project Owners

Last Update

May 08, 2017

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2017 Rebel Raiser! We are beyond grateful for the help and support we’ve received from you over the past few weeks and truly cannot say thank you enough! 

Please visit our website to keep up with FOCUS in the future, and to see how your generosity will continue to impact our students! unlvcoe.org/focus This Fall, we will have nearly 10 brand new students joining the FOCUS program and becoming UNLV Rebels. We are so excited to continue providing awesome opportunities and experiences for our young adults here at UNLV! Thank you for helping make this happen! 

If you know someone who is still interested in donating to FOCUS, they can do so here

Final Days

May 05, 2017

This is it, Vegas! Tomorrow will be the final day to donate to our Project FOCUS Rebel Raiser!! 

We are so grateful for the support we have received so far. We know that none of what we do is possible without the help of the community, and we are proud to be part of such a wonderful community as this one! Thank you so much! We still have one day left, and know that every bit of support helps. Please continue to share our page with others during the final days of our Raiser! 

For our last update, check out this clip of our very first graduating FOCUS student, Bailey Lamonte. Bailey and her family have been incredible members of the FOCUS program and we are so grateful to have as a part of our FOCUS family!

It is through your help and support that we are able to see students like Bailey thrive and continue to show us just how much they are capable of accomplishing- so thank you, Las Vegas!!

Update #4 - Final Stretch!

May 01, 2017

Here we go, everyone. It’s the final stretch for the Rebel Raiser! Just a few days left to donate and help us continue to impact the lives of young adults with Intellectual Disability in Las Vegas. Please consider being a part of this with us- even the smallest amount can make a difference!

Thank you to all who have been journeying with FOCUS, and to all who have taken the time to support us.

We cannot do this without you! 

 

 

Update #3 - Nearly finished!!

April 28, 2017

We are approaching the final week of our Rebel Raiser! Just 8 days left to donate! Thank you so much to everyone who has donated, shared, and promoted FOCUS during this time. We are so grateful for the support! 

Meet Sheila Dugan- parent of future FOCUS student, Nicholas. We are so excited to have Nicholas as a part of our FOCUS family at UNLV next semester. We know that we truly cannot continue to provide college opportunities for students like Nicholas without the help and support of the community- so THANK YOU. 

Please consider supporting FOCUS during this last week of our Raiser! With your continued help, we can provide this opportunity for many more students, for many years to come! We know that even the smallest donation can make the biggest difference in our community- so come on... let's FOCUS, Las Vegas!! 

Update #2 - Thank you Las Vegas!!

April 21, 2017

We are officially 2 weeks into our Raiser and can't thank each of you enough for supporting FOCUS! 

Meet UNLV student Nicole, who is just one of many that will be directly impacted by your generous support! She has been in the FOCUS program for two semesters and has grown SO much in such a short time.

Thank you for making it possible for students like Nicole to continue their education here at UNLV!

Please continue to post, like, and share our page so that we can keep FOCUSing on our young adults with intellectual disability in Las Vegas! 

Thank you!

April 12, 2017

Thank you to everyone who has donated to our Rebel Raiser so far! Your support is making a direct impact in the lives of young adults like Clayton, who absolutely loves being a UNLV Rebel. Check out this video to hear more about Clayton and his college experience!

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$25

FOCUS on our Community Sponsor

Thank you for showing us you care! We know what our young adults with intellectual disability and autism are capable of and we look forward to seeing them employed with a living wage in our great community! Your contribution shows us that you care too! Your contribution of $25 will help us to continue to recruit tutors, and provide job training to our young adults.

$50

FOCUS on Together Sponsor

Yes! Two, three, four and twenty is always better than one! The FOCUS staff knows that they would not be where they are today without the help and support of others along the way! Thank you for knowing the importance of working together! Your donation will help provide materials for our young adults so we can continue to work together.

$100

FOCUS on College Sponsor

Yes! College IS an option! Thank you for showing your support for post-secondary education for our young adults with intellectual disability and autism! Your donation is so appreciated and will help to continue the day to day operations of providing college experiences to our FOCUS students.

$250

FOCUS on Inclusion Sponsor

No segregated classes here at UNLV! We are different; we are daring; we are diverse! Thank you for believing in our young adults and helping to include them with their same aged peers. You donation will allow us to continue to provide the best inclusive classroom accommodations for our FOCUS Scholars.

$1,000

FOCUS on Las Vegas Sponsor

We love Las Vegas! And it appears that you do too! Thank you for helping our young adults to have the opportunity to go to UNLV and for believing in their future careers in Las Vegas. Your donation will allow us to continue to build our great program and to build strong business supports in Las Vegas!

$5,000

FOCUS on Forever

We know the need for a program like FOCUS, and it looks like you do too! Your donation brings us closer to our dream of providing a college option for young adults with autism and intellectual disability in Las Vegas for a long time. THANK YOU!