CIS of Nevada Announces Transformative Investment to Help Students Overcome Obstacles to Learning

$5 Million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the largest one-time gift in the organization’s history, to accelerate organization’s vision to serve every high-needs school in the State

Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS of Nevada), the fifth lar... Learn More

“Supporting Our Schools” campaign presented by Telemundo Las Vegas and La Bonita Supermarkets raises nearly $26,000 for CIS of Southern Nevada

(CIS) has received nearly $26,000 in monetary donations, thanks to a collaborative month-long campaign known as “Supporting Our Schools,” (“Apoyando A Nuestras Escuelas”) presented by Telemundo Las Vegas and La Bonita Supermarkets.

La Bonita secured participation from several vend... Learn More

Communities In Schools of Northeastern Nevada Expands its Reach in Humboldt County to Five Schools with the Addition of Two New Schools: Grass Valley Elementary School and Sonoma Heights Elementary School

Communities In Schools of Northeastern Nevada (CIS) expands its reach in Humboldt County to five schools and nearly 2,500 students, with the addition of Grass Valley Elementary School and Sonoma Heights Elementary School. In total, CIS of Northeastern Nevada now works with 12 schools across Humbo... Learn More

Communities in Schools goes to great lengths to assist at-risk CCSD students

Cheryl Arteaga knows the feeling of leaving for school on an empty stomach because there was no food to eat. She’s all too familiar with running on the playground with shoes that have holes.

Growing up, her family lived in poverty and frequently went without food or essential hygiene pro... Learn More

Wherever Our Kids Are, Whatever It Takes

‘Communities In Schools Is Here to Break Down Barriers to Academic Success and Graduation’

Author: Sarah Goicoechea, Executive Director, Communities In Schools of Northeastern Nevada

August is synonymous with back-to-school — a time typically filled w... Learn More

Light the World Giving Machines Now Open

Giving Machines, part of the #LighttheWorld annual campaign, are now open in Las Vegas at Downtown Summerlin. Imagine going to a vending machine and being able to purchase school supplies, a dental procedure, or a pair of eyeglasses for a Las Vegas student. Or food for a local family in need, materi... Learn More