Saving the Earth. Saving People.
While its important to help eliminate single-use plastic, its equally important to help others in the world that need help.
Great Paper Straws is a proud supporter of City Impact of Las Vegas, Nevada. Headed by Elizabeth Gallagher, City Impact offers results-producing programs designed to help people grow and improve their lives.
Highlights of City Impact’s programs include the following:
Innovations International Charter School
The Innovations International Charter School of Nevada provides education for grades 6 through 12. This results-driven school has recently seen a 100% graduation rate.
City Impact After School Program
The City Impact After School Program (CIASP) provides students with a safe haven during the “danger zone” hours of 4 pm – 6 pm; the time of day when youth violence, drug use, and other delinquent behaviors are most likely to occur. This after school program provides the support needed to fight high school drop-out while preparing students for fulfilling careers in the modern workforce.
Pathways Community Services
The Pathways Community Services program provides counseling services for individuals, family, child and couples therapy. It also includes substance-abuse counseling.
Impact Urban Night School
The Impact Urban Night School helps adults obtain their High School Equivalency. It also offers English Language Arts classes. These classes are taught on the City Impact campus by the Adult Literacy Program of the College of Southern Nevada.
City Impact Urban Food Bank
The Urban Food Bank is an integral part of City Impact’s programming. It provides packages of fresh and nutritious food to the families in need.
During the recent COVID-19 outbreak, the Urban Food Bank served more than 1,000 people in a single day from the Las Vegas area.
City Impact Center Senior Living Center
The new shining star of the City Impact program is their Senior Living Center. This 64-unit low income senior living complex provides seniors with an affordable, safe and secure place to live.
Drunks In Recovery Together Beating Alcoholism
This 12 Step meeting program helps those that need help in beating alcohol and substance abuse.
Sunrise Children’s Foundation
City Impact’s Children’s Foundation enhances children’s lives through their Early Childhood Development Program.
Sonshine Urban Garden
Located on the City Impact Campus, this urban garden allows the local community to grow fruits and vegetables, while teaching life skills.
Heal & Care Professional Network
This on-campus health care clinic provides children and adult medical care, radiology, laboratory, asthma care, behavioral/psychiatric referral, immunizations, high blood pressure checks, basic screenings for lead, nutrition and TB,, school sports and daycare physicals, well child care, adult preventative care and vision checks.
Odyssey APS Group
City Impact’s free job placement service provides same day interviews for hospitality, convention work, catering and warehouse positions.
Great Paper Straws: Doing What’s Right
When you choose Great Paper Straws, you’re choosing people that care about the environment and others.