Uniting community leaders and athletes together with our youth by establishing mentorship programs in urban neighborhoods.
The Tuck and Run Youth Network
Currently, we are harnessing technology to create a hub for our youth and to improve the way they access community services.
Key Features include:
Immediate access to a database of service providers within our community
Calendar for free meals and events in Las Vegas with details on locations and times
Hot Topics that center around what's going on in the world with our youth today
Nevada is #3 in the nation in total number of unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness.
in the nation for most human trafficking reports.
By region, Las Vegas has the 2nd highest rate of unsheltered and unaccompanied youth in the nation
Nevada has the highest rate of unsheltered and unaccompanied youth in the nation.
In Las Vegas
of homeless youth are unsheltered on any given night
of the homeless population are youth
of human trafficking victims are children under the age of 18
Children recovered from human sex trafficking by LV Metro between 1994-2016
Students enrolled in CCSD schools are identified as homeless
Unaccompanied youth are homeless
homeless youth are between the ages of 18-24
Homeless youth are under 18 on any given night
It is clear that young people in our community need our help
Our end goal is to become a quality collaborative partner within our community, while bringing people together to truly transform the lives of our youth in the Las Vegas area. To reach this goal, future plans include:
Our youth center will be the physical manifestation of the mobile application. The center will consist of a hub of services and entertainment for young people, as well as a centralized location for service providers to host meetings, community events, and more. This facility is anticipated to include on-site emergency and short term housing. Learn More
While utilizing decades of family experience in the BBQ Business, the Tuck and Run Foundation will also be launching a BBQ Manufacturing and Distribution program. This will allow us to meet a priority need for our youth, create jobs, bring the community together, and provide food directly to our network support center. Learn More
The Tuck and Run Youth Campus
The Tuck and Run Food Manufacturing and Distribution Program