Sands Confidential

The Problem Gambling Center’s Dr. Rob Hunter Passes Away

As we conclude Problem Gambling Awareness Month, it is with great sadness we report that Dr. Rob Hunter, founder of Las Vegas’ Problem Gambling Center, passed away after Las Vegas Sands’ final day of Responsible Gaming Ambassador training on March 9. [More]

Follow the Money: How Sands Cares Assists HELP of Southern Nevada

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 homeless youth population, with more than 80% unsheltered, the highest rate in the nation and the sixth largest population of homeless individuals among major cities. [More]

Sands Cares Adopts Local Las Vegas Elementary School

On January 23, 2018, Sands Cares, the company’s corporate giving program, adopted its first school, Helen Herr Elementary School. The $50,000 donation will fund free books and literacy programs for more than 800 students through 2020. [More]

Las Vegas Sands Hosts Teach for America Teachers & Alumni

During a welcome dinner at Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo, Las Vegas Sands executives and Teach for America alumni were able to network, provide opportunities for mentorship, and discuss their experiences in the classroom and around the city with new teachers. [More]

2018 Sands Cares Heroes of the Year Announced

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. [More]

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

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. [More]

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

When Mount Pinatubo erupted on the Luzon Island of the Philippines in 1991, hundreds of people lost their lives while thousands were displaced. It was the second largest eruption recorded in recent history. Marina Bay Sands’ Operational Evaluation and Analysis Manager, Charlene Ong, who was 10 years old at the time, followed her parents as they set up a donation drive to collect necessities for the victims in Manila and also volunteered at the medical and dental missions to help victims in remote villages in the Philippines. [More]