Sin City to Surf City for charity

September 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/29/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p28
The article reports on Make a Difference Las Vegas, a charitable organization in Nevada founded by Bryan Lindsey. A community effort was initiated by the charity to address needs of nonprofits such as the Las Vegas Rescue Mission and the Three Square Food Bank in 2008. The charity is hoping to raise $500,000 for its partnering charities and generate 100,000 hours of community service every year.


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