Concerts For Humanity

making difference against the odds and stopping the cycle of human suffering

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Who we are

Concerts for Humanity was born in 2007 by its founder and director Shirley Maxwell. It was officially launched in Nov, 2012. This divinely inspired organization obtained its 501(c) 3 status in 2014. It started out in California with a few fundraisers for local charities.

Conerts for Humanity utilizes the combined power of music and arts through concert and award winning events . With the participation of celebrities and world known recording artists it garners support to selected charities which address adversities such as but not limited to homelessness, unemployment, ilnesses, hunger, natural disaster driven problems and others. We are entertainment based but social services driven organization which only goal is to build and help grow other non-profits.


“A Legacy Remembered”

Honoring 3 Las Vegas Residents Who Made A Difference In Countless Lives and A Special Tribute To: Multi-Award Winning Singer Songwriter, the late Nickolas “Nick” Ashford

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Saturday, September 12, 2015
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Artemus W Ham Concert Hall

UNLV, Las Vegas Campus

Produced by:

Concerts For Humanity

Benefiting U.S.VETS Las Vegas Chapter and Concerts For Humanity Inc. ®

We Need Your Help

in supporting U.S.VETS

U.S.VETS is a privte non-profit organization providing housing , employment and counseling services to our nation's veterans, the men and women from all branches of the armed forces who have served their country from World War II to the current conflict in Afghanistan .

At each of our eleven locations around the country U.S.VETS personnel go into the local communities to find homeless veterans and guide them to crucial services that might help alleviate the challenges they face as a result of their homelessness. The range of services includes housing and employment assitance, as well as access to veterans benefits and treatment for mental and physical health problems and substance abuse.

U.S.VETS – Las Vegas opened in 2001 and operates two residential facilities and a community support office. The Las Vegas location operates over 330 beds of transitional and permanent housing. Employment services are provided through a workforce program that helps over 110 veterans return to employment each year. Additionally, over 400 veteran households are provided rapid re-housing and homeless prevention services annually.

U.S.VETS is the nation’s largest nonprofit provider of comprehensive services to homeless and at-risk veterans. Our Mission is to facilitate the successful transition of veterans and their families to civilian life through comprehensive support for housing, counseling and career development.

Upcoming Events

Where divine purpose and music come together

Concerts for Humanity tribute to historic Las Vegas residents

The Hosts


Vanessa Jackson

“Vanessa Jackson Show“


Ted Williams

The Golden Voice

The Honorees

Posthumous Tributes to James “Jim” Rogers and Nickolas “Nick” Ashford


Ernest Fountain

Co-Founder New Ventures Capital Development
Company (NVCDC), Author, Guest Speaker


James “Jim“ Rogers

Media Entrepreneur, Attorney, Philanthropist
Former University System Chancellor Ernest Fountain


Nick Ashford

Multi-Award Winning Singer and Songwriter
of the Legendary duo Ashford and Simpson


Evelyn Cuffee

The First African American stuntwoman

Performing Artists


Valerie Simpson

Multi-Award Winning Singer and Songwriter
of the legendary duo Ashford and Simpson


Sandy Vee Anderson

Leading Dolly Parton Impersonator

What: A Tribute Event honoring 3 Historic Las Vegas residents and Special Musical Tribute to a Music Legend.

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Campus.

Proceeds to benefit the Las Vegas chapter of U.S.VETS and Concerts For Humanity®, Inc.

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Concerts for humanity®

12400 Ventura Blvd. #465 Studio City, CA 91604 Los Angeles P: 1-877-288-9564