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When Kaycie Noble, a senior in public health, isn’t in class, studying for her next test, working with her sorority, or even managing a full week, you’ll probably find her volunteering time to those who are struggling.
Entirely new programs have been developed to try and get food to at-risk populations, such as Delivering with Dignity, which expanded its efforts to the Reno and Sparks area and has delivered 26,500 meals during its first five weeks of operation.
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These are surely tough times, with daily reports of dire hardship, grief and pain, but it’s not all bad news. Time and time again the Las Vegas community has rallied to help each other during a crisis, and the response to reach out during the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has been no different.
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“Many [LGBT seniors] come from before the time same-sex couples could build families as we can today, and many of our seniors have lost their spouse. They’re widows, and the Center is their primary social engagement,” says LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada executive director John Waldron.
Clark County Commission Chairman Marilyn Kirkpatrick and community partners have launched a pilot called “Delivering with Dignity “ to bring high-quality meals directly to the most vulnerable families in the Las Vegas Valley, keeping them and the community safe by reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19.