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Las Vegas homeless youth center gets $100K donation

A Las Vegas homeless youth center got a boost Thursday night through a $100,000 donation from Sands Cares.

The donation will enable the opening of five first-floor dorm rooms at the Shannon West Homeless Youth Center, assisting HELP of Southern Nevada’s mission to serve the Las Vegas homeless community.

The contribution will provide 1,807 nights of shelter at Shannon West, located at 1640 E. Flamingo Road. The donation is part of a larger $275,000 total contribution from Sands Cares, according to HELP of Southern Nevada.

The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. Las Vegas Sands operates Sands Cares.

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