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2018 Sands Cares Heroes of the Year Announced

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On January 26, Team Members around the world were congratulated after learning they had been selected as Sands Cares Heroes of the Year, as well as finalists for The Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares.  Sands Cares is the corporate giving program of Las Vegas Sands, where we make our communities better places to live through philanthropic giving, volunteerism and other in-kind support to local organizations. 

Marina Bay Sands Team Member Rieta Yap Shares: What Volunteerism Means to Me

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At 60, Rieta Yap performs her duties as a Security Service Administrator at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) with a spring in her step.  She is one of the most active contributors on the OneMBS Social Network, MBS’s internal Facebook group, and she eagerly looks forward to Sands for Singapore posts about volunteer opportunities.

Marina Bay Sands Team Member Pretika R K Shares: What Volunteerism Means to Me

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When Pretika R K left the Republic of Singapore Navy after nearly a decade of service to her country, she rededicated her life to another form of service – making a difference in the lives of others.  Pretika has been an active member of the community since she was young and has volunteered at various organizations on her own time.

Marina Bay Sands Distributes Youth Education Award to Team Members' Children

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The Marina Bay Sands 2017 Youth Education Award is an annual event that rewards and recognizes the excellent academic performance of Team Members’ children.  The award is given out to inspire students to achieve outstanding academic performance.  Launched in 2013, the Youth Education Award is an exclusive Team Member benefit that helps Team Members and their families directly.

Marina Bay Sands Team Members Share: What Volunteerism Means to Me

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When Mount Pinatubo erupted on the Luzon Island of the Philippines in 1991, hundreds of people lost their lives while thousands were displaced.

Marina Bay Sands Team Members Share: What Volunteerism Means to Me

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Jaybeth Gonzales, Slot Supervisor at Marina Bay Sands, keeps a full schedule as a working mother and an active volunteer in her free time.  As a single parent of six children, Gonzalez juggles between being a mom and her career, but she still regularly volunteers and gives back to the various organizations she is involved with.  Her call to volunteerism began at an early age, growing up in the Philippines where, along with her family, she would distribute Christmas presents to the street children in Manila.

Follow the Money: How Sands Cares Assists Nevada Homeless Alliance

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Through Sands Cares, Las Vegas Sands’ corporate giving program, the company is leading the way to bring positive change to the significant homelessness problem in Las Vegas.  Through various agencies and partners in the community, Las Vegas Sands believes in playing an active role to bring new solutions and resources to address the issue.  Las Vegas has the third largest unaccompanied youth homeless population, with more than 80% unsheltered, the highest rate in the nation and the sixth largest population of homeless individuals among major cities.   

Sands Bethlehem Recycles Art Pieces in Team Member Sale Benefitting Charity

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In an effort to ‘reuse and recycle’ excess inventory following a complete hotel renovation in 2015 and 2016, Sands Bethlehem hosted its third annual Team Member art sale.  For one day, Sands Bethlehem Team Members were able to purchase the art pieces at discounted prices.

Marina Bay Sands Team Members Share: What Volunteerism Means to Me

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Brandon Cheong, Shift Manager, Loyalty Club at Marina Bay Sands, first started volunteering while still in school at a local animal shelter after being inspired by United Nations Messenger of Peace, Dame Jane Goodall.  This sparked a lifelong commitment to volunteerism as he believes in giving a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. He has devoted time volunteering and fundraising for Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD) and Voice for Animals (VFA).

Marina Bay Sands: An Inclusive Workplace

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After a decade of service in the consumer goods sales line, 63-year-old Lee Poh Tee joined Marina Bay Sands earlier this year as a Valet Cashier in the Transportation department as she wanted to branch out of her comfort zone.  However, her supervisors realized that she was having difficulties performing her duties as she was unable to hear the phone ring.

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