L.E.A.N is a charity dedicated to rescuing horses. This nonprofit takes in horses obtained from the Animal Control in Clark County, Nevada that have been abused and neglected. They then ensure the horses are in good health and place them in private foster homes. Since 2012, they have rescued 72 horses, and 47 of their horses have been adopted. L.E.A.N has received praise from Adopt-A-Pet, GuideStar, and GreatNonprofits.
This organization seeks to improve the lives of children through their philanthropic efforts. The Assistance League of Las Vegas runs several programs that provide children with the resources they need to thrive. Their signature program is Operation School Bell®, where they allow children to obtain a bag’s worth of clothes for school as well as a hygiene kit, school supplies, and a book of their choosing. They have a 2019 seal of transparency from GuideStar and are a 2017 honoree for the Business Excellence Awards.
This dog rescue looks to help senior and special needs dogs by giving them the care and attention they need. CMDR provides its volunteers with tutorials on in-home care, emergency support, and dietary advice. They also pay for medical care. CMDR is partnered with several other organizations dedicated to helping animals and has been recognized by Las Vegas as the Second Best of Las Vegas in their category two years in a row.
The Goodie Two Shoes Foundation provides children in need with socks and shoes as well as other essential items. They allow children to pick any pair of properly fitting footwear from their 48′ shoe mobile. They have given shoes and socks to over 10,000 children every year and have helped over 95,000 children since their organization started in 2003. They are a top-rated charity for 2018 on GreatNonprofits.
The Animal Foundation is an animal shelter and low-cost vet clinic. Their mission is to save all healthy and treatable animals. They are the highest volume single-site animal shelter in America and, in the past year, have managed to save over 20,000 lost, homeless, and mistreated animals. GreatNonprofits has recognized them as a top charity for 2018.