JET Foundation

Embracing one, can make a change in all...

At JET Foundation we’re raising funds and promoting initiatives to serve the people who need them most. We believe in taking action with urgency in order to raise public awareness about some of the most pressing issues facing today’s society. Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a measurable difference in the lives of others.

 

Who We Are

A Distinct Identity

JET Foundation empowers people & families living in Las Vegas' most under-resourced communities (throughout valley) with resources so that they not only graduate from high school ready for success in college, career, and life (with programs and resources). We serve those living in Las Vegas and surrounding areas, with social and economic needs to enrich their lives.


With support from committed volunteers, JET's goal is to change the life trajectory of those in the community by providing academic, youth development, and health and basic needs support for families.

 
Upcoming Events
Free Tutoring - ALL Ages & Grades
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Online
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JET Foundation has worked tirelessly to be a beacon of light during these dark and uncertain times, we have Men and Women efficient in Math, Science, History, English, and Language Arts, ready and excited to help!
 

Awards & Accomplishments

JET Foundation Receives Congressional Recognition

April 21st, 2020

In response to Covid-19 we shifted our efforts to quickly respond by mobilizing to assist the community during this global pandemic. We are dedicated to providing essential goods, and resources for all target populations at large.


We are thankful for the recognition, which means that our efforts are being noticed; however we do it for the #JETlife movement and always strive to #MakePeopleMatter 

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2019 KCEP Power 88.1 Chairman's Choice Award Recipient

July 9, 2019

Local Non-Profit Makes a Splash with Summer Fundraiser

May 25th, 2019

2019 Soul Central Awards
Fundraiser of the Year

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Local Non-Profit Makes a Splash with Summer Fundraiser

May 25th, 2019

2019 Soul Central Awards
Most Appreciated Person of the Year

Local Non-Profit Makes a Splash with Summer Fundraiser

May 25th, 2019

2019 Soul Central Awards
Non-profit of the Year

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JETlife Testimonials

Thank you so much, you helped me and my family when nobody else did! You are a Godsend, bless you young man!

Quinn Davis

 

Programs

Making A Difference

Well Dressed Man

One Step at a Time

Well Dressed Man empowers men to improve their lives - equipping men in the Las Vegas and surrounding areas who are preparing for work through job training programs with recycled suits for job interviews. Our professional presentation program gives men confidence and a professional look as they prepare for job interviews. We bridge a critical gap between job development programs that provide training and the remaining skills and look needed to be considered for and obtain employment. Well Dressed Man is the only program of its kind in the area, and our services are desperately needed in Las Vegas and beyond.

Often a nice suit and appropriate business attire is the last hurdle for men getting back on their feet. Well Dressed Man equips men who are ready for work with a measure-to-fit, one on one styling experience resulting in a hand selected suit and accessories to wear to interviews and other occasions. 

Studies show we have seven seconds to make a first impression. Aligning a man's outer look with his inner character helps to remove biases and enables him to move ahead in his job search. Our suit program helps improve first impressions in the Las Vegas region, helping men get back on their feet to live a better life. 

Single Parent Resources [Emergency Help & Grants]

Helping The Community

Emergency Financial Help for Single Parents

Single parents often require emergency financial help when dealing with a crisis such as surprise expenses or job loss. Having only one source of income makes it more difficult to maintain adequate savings.

A variety of financial assistance resources can help single-parent families stay afloat.

Managing a budget is never easy when you have only one income earner. Combine this with the sole responsibility to feed, clothe, shelter, and educate one or more children.

This combination causes many single mothers and fathers to experience an occasional monetary crisis.

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services 
Provided by Mingo Health Solutions Behavioral Services

Reinforcing our Commitment

Though our partnership we offer referral services to M.H.S. Behavioral Services, Inc. which provides outpatient therapeutic and counseling services to help those dealing with behavioral, emotional and mental health needs learn coping techniques to stabilize themselves. These targeted areas of disturbance include (but are not limited to) forms of depression, anxiety, anger management, attention-deficits and mood disorders typically resulting from trauma. M.H.S. Behavioral services Inc. offers intensive rehabilitative mental health services that adjunct the therapeutic process to accelerate treatment progress.



The goal of our partnership is to effectively treat community members affected by mental illness and substance abuse to the extent that care in the community is not sufficient. We provide assessment, diagnosis and stabilization of acute psychiatric issues with appropriate levels of follow-up care and support.

If you or a loved one are in need, please do not suffer in silence; we are here to help.

Homeless Outreach

One Step at a Time

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with this challenge. Homeless Outreach is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.

Food & Donation boxes

Helping The Community

At JET Foundation, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing the area of hunger in our community. Our Food & Donation Drop-Off is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.

 A Healthy Smile Dental Program

Provided by Sheronda Strider-Barraza,  DMD
General  Dentist,  Implant and  Aesthetic  dentist

 As a dentist, I understand how a healthy smile can transform your life. It can be a deciding factor in getting a job, and a reflection of you. Oral health is also a reflection of your total health.  There is a mouth to body connection, and an unhealthy oral cavity can further exacerbate health issues like high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and cancer. 
   My aim is to ensure everyone achieves optimal health, no matter a persons’ socio-economic status.  I feel now more than ever there is a growing need to help people achieve a healthy oral cavity. To be one of the dentists in the Valley to join the #JETlife & #MakePeopleMatter Movement; and help people get on the road to a healthy smile is a rewarding experience for me. My goal is to help all people in the Las Vegas Valley have a healthy and beautiful smile. 

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.

 
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Welcome & enjoy the JETlife

Every child, is one caring adult away from being a success story

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

JET Foundation

 Evening Under The Stars Birthday Party & Fundraiser

I would like to start by saying thank you to all of the amazing community members that supported JET Foundation and this awesome event; and movement. I would also like to thank everyone who purchased tickets and especially those that made it out. To say that this event was a major success; right before Covid-19 would be an under statement. To say that I have amazing supporters would not give enough credit to these wonderful people.

The event was called "an Evening Under The Stars" but I should've followed my first mind and themed it "Bring It To The Runway" because everyone looked incredible! To have this event with family, friends and all those that rep the movement #MakePeopleMatter #JETlife felt right! If you were not in attendance, all I can say is that you missed a great opportunity to meet and network with awesome individuals.

I would like to thank all the amazing talent that helped make this event a success, and a very special shout out to J.D. Whitehead and Whitehead Media for capturing these wonderful moments, and producing an Emmy worthy masterpiece! Not only does it tell a story, but even the music describes me and this #MakePeopleMatter #JETlife Movement!