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Charities kick off the season of giving

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Several charities in Southern Nevada have kicked off the holiday season by providing ways to help those less fortunate.

Holiday donation drive for The Shade Tree of Las Vegas

Grand Canyon Development Partners and Simmons Group are joining forces to assist The Shade Tree of Las Vegas.

They are accepting new and gently used donations through Dec. 12. Items needed are gift wrapping supplies, perfume, wallets, figurines, bath and body products, jewelry accessories, gloves, winter hats, sweaters and unused wrapped toys.

Donations can be dropped off at 6841 South Eastern Avenue, suite 103.

Catholic Charities’ Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is accepting donations for its 30th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive.

Frozen turkey and food donations will be accepted through Nov. 23 at the campus located at 1501 Las Vegas Boulevard North.

The charity is also looking for volunteers to help give out turkeys and assist at the food pantry through Nov. 23. Anyone interested can sign up online.

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada hopes to collect 4,000 turkeys and fixings during the drive.

FOX5 will continue to update the list of holiday drives. See one we're missing? Email us the details at

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