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.

 

A Bit About Us

Working Towards a Better Tomorrow

Here at JET Foundation, Inc., we see the value in everyone. We want to be a catalyst for positive change, and since our beginnings in 2018, we’ve been driven by the same ideas we initially founded our Non-Profit Organization upon: support, empowerment, and progress. Learn more about our mission, our vision, and how we go about making the changes we want to see.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Siegel Suites Resource Fair & Food Distribution
    Siegel Suites Resource Fair & Food Distribution
    Thu, Sep 23
    Siegel Slots & Suites
    Sep 23, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Siegel Slots & Suites, 5011 E Craig Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89115, USA
    Follow the JETbus as we roll around town distributing food, supplies, resources & HOPE!!!
  • Free GED/HSE Program (1)
    Wed, May 12
    Aspiration Center
    May 12, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Aspiration Center, 4660 S Eastern Ave Suite 204, Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA
    JET Foundation has worked tirelessly to be a beacon of light during these dark and uncertain times, we have now partnered with UNLV to offer free testing opportunities to our community members. Take the step and change your life; we are ready and excited to help!
 
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Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

 We are looking to raise funds for our programming and initiatives, you can help us by purchasing a $10 dozen from Krispy Kreme. Upon receiving payment, all gift cards will be emailed to recipients. 

 This is a great opportunity to buy one or two; or ten and gift to friends and family members. We appreciate your wonderful support #Makepeoplematter #JETlife

 
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Support Us

A true example of collaboration 

Two nonprofit organizations, separate missions; ONE goal... Serve our people

In a one of a kind partnership, Dreamsickle Kids and JET Foundation has come together to open the first SCD community center and a resource center like no other. Together our two organizations are able to provide a large amount of resources to not just the SCD or Rare Disease population but to the entire demographic of underserved and disadvantaged in Las Vegas. We look forward to welcoming the community of Nevada to enjoy the benefits and magic that is the Aspiration Center.

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Awards & Accomplishments

State of Nevada Office of Governor

Steve Sisolak

July 29, 2021

In recognition of your outstand efforts as the founder of JET Foundation. As Governor of the great State of Nevada, I commend your foundation's mission to changing the life trajectory of those in the community by providing academic, youth development, and health & basic needs support for families. Thank you for your important work and I wish you continued success.

- Steve Sisolak

Governor of the State of Nevada

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Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition

July 29, 2021

On your 1st Annual White & Gold Charity Gala. The resources your organization provides, positively changes lives. I look forward to seeing the incredible impact that you will continue to make in the Las Vegas Community


- Congressman Steven Horsford 4th District, Nevada

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JET Foundation Receives surprise Proclamation From
Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick

July 15, 2021

What a pleasant surprise; something other than bills!! Thank you so much Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick for the Proclamation. It never even crossed my mind to expect something for just doing me. We were invited to participate in the event, so I set the team in motion. On behalf of JET Foundation we thank you for the acknowledgement of not only our contributions to the event, but highlighting our service efforts. We distributed 9,600 pounds of food, 300 large bottles of hand sanitizer, 300 boxes of gloves and 300 masks; additionally 130 Easter baskets we had. We look forward to continuing our partnership, and attending the next event

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JET Foundation has made history, with April 3rd officially JET Foundation Day; in the city of Las Vegas

April 3rd, 2021

JET Foundation sat out to have an Easter event for our community and had yet again made history. We received a Proclamation from Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, making April 3rd 2021 JET Foundation Day in the city of Las Vegas.

JET Foundation Receives Proclamation for 
Sen Carrie Ann Buck

April 3rd, 2021

A super awesome surprise from Sen Carrie Ann Buck, for our 3rd annual Easter event

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

From Idea to Reality: JET Foundation, Inc. receives a Certificate of Commendation from Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto

April 3rd, 2021

We are thankful to Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto for recognizing JET Foundation for having the largest Easter event in Las Vegas 2021

An unexpected surprise for JET Foundation, Inc. presented by Congressman Steven Horseford

April 3rd, 2021

It is AMAZING that our hard work was recognized by Congressman Steven Horseford! We set out to have the LARGEST community event and SUCCEDED!

 

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

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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. 

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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.

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Health Clinic

Reinforcing our Commitment

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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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.

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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.

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 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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“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do”

Voltaire

 

Contact JET Foundation

(702) 500-4155

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Donate

Thank you for your generous donation!

 

* Donations made to JET Foundation may be tax deductible pursuant to the provisions of section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. § 170(c)


JET FOUNDATION is Federally Recoginized 501(c)(3) 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

(702) 500-4155

Hours

Open today

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

 

Valued Community Partners

A Special Thank You To Our Amazing Partners

JET Foundation has accepted the task in becoming a Champion in the fight against the challenges & disparities facing the communities we serve. Our work is only made possible with the continuous support we receive from our awesome extended family that has joined the JETlife Challenge. Together we have helped so many community members through a variety of situations, with a host of programs, events, giveaways and support services. We truly appreciate the confidence in our vision, and look to keep pushing what "nonprofit" is and does!

                                                  -Dr. Jeffery Thompkins PhD

 
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