Community Involvement

We care deeply about our society and are committed to making a difference in the world.


previous arrow
next arrow
Slider

Foundations We Support

Innova continously adds to the list of foundations we support througout the year.

baldrick

St. Baldrick's Foundation

The foundation fund childhood cancer research. Their mission is to find cures for childhood cancers and to give survivors long and healthy lives.

UNLV

University of Nevada Las Vegas
College of Engineering, Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition

The Fred and Harriet Cox Design Competition is a part of every UNLV engineering and computer science student's academic experience. A capstone to his/her educational career, the senior design project encourages the student to use everything learned in his/her program to create a practical, real-world solution to an engineering or computer science challange. Each student chooses, plans, designs, and prototypes a product in this program designed to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship. Held each semester, the competition helps to focus students to increase the quality and potential for commercial application for their projects, as well as provide the experience of working in teams, sourcing materials and honing their presentation skills.

Safenest

SafeNest

Established in 1977, SafeNest is Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit dedicated to ending domestic violence by focusing on five core confidential, trauma-informed services: emergency shelter, 24/7 crisis hotline, counseling, advocacy and prevention education.

Jude

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of their founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

NPHY

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth NPHY

NPHY is the most comprehensive service provider for the thousands of young people experiencing homelessness in our community, providing access to life-changing services for homeless youth 24 hours a day at virtually every street corner in Southern Nevada. NPHY’s wraparound programs stabilize young people’s lives, meeting their immediate needs and providing a safe, supportive environment and a path to self-sufficiency. NPHY’s individualized, holistic services empower young people to not only achieve long-term independence, but to craft the futures they want for themselves.

Wikimedia

Wikimedia Foundation
Wikipedia

The nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation provides the essential infrastructure for free knowledge. They host Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, created, edited, and verified by volunteers around the world, as well as many other vital community projects. All of which is made possible thanks to donations from individuals like you. They welcome anyone who shares their vision to join them in collecting and sharing knowledge that fully represents human diversity.

150

Project 150

Their mission is to offer support and services to homeless high school students in the Southern Nevada area so they can stay in school through graduation and build a successful future.

Hopelink

Hopelink of Southern Nevada

In an effort to provide a support network for those needing assistance in Henderson, HopeLink was founded in 1991 by Barbara Gomez and Pamela Erickson. Designated five years later by the State of Nevada as a full service Family Resource Center, HopeLink operates in that capacity today in sites all over the Las Vegas valley. Providing expert case management, a complete base of referrals and in-house funding of assistance for clients in verified crisis, they provide turnkey assistance and services to the unreached and underserved including free classes in parenting, financial guidance, GED/HSE prep, nutrition and practical life skills to help move people out of poverty and into self-sufficiency.

Spread

Spread The Word Nevada

Spread the Word Nevada is dedicated to advancing childhood literacy within low-income communities by changing lives one book at a time.

Three

Three Square Food Bank

Their mission is provide wholesome food to hungry people, while passionately pursuing a hunger-free community. They combine food banking, food rescue, and ready-to-eat meals to be the most complete food solution for Southern Nevada.

Crohns

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Since its founding in 1967, the foundation has played a role in every major breakthrough in IBD research. They have invested more than $384 million into finding the causes, treatments, and cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Mission

City Mission of Las Vegas

For the past few years, Innova has been supporters of the City Mission of Las Vegas, a non-profit organization dedicated to feeding the hungry, helping the homeless, and finding long-term residential discipleship and rehabilitation programs for those in need.

KNPR

Nevada Public Radio KNPR

Nevada Public Radio is NPR in Las Vegas. A growing audience relies on their broadcast, print and digital distribution channels for a unique mix of local, national, and international news; entertainment and cultural content.

MADD

MADD Mothers Against Drunk Driving

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking.

Opportunity

Opportunity Village

Opportunity Village serves adults in Southern Nevada with intellectual and related disabilities, to enhance their lives and the lives of the families who love them.

Berkeley

University of California Berkeley
The Berkeley Engineering Fund
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Fund
The Engineering Library Fund
The Library
Alumni Fund

Each year, thousands of Berkeley Engineering alumni, parents, friends and current students prove it by giving to the Berkeley Engineering Fund. Their contributions come in all sizes — from single digits to five or more digits. Together, they create a vital stream of revenue, which the dean can use to invest in one-of-a-kind opportunities and respond to unforeseen challenges.

Blind

Blind Center of Nevada

The Blind Center of Nevada assists people who are blind or visually impaired in reaching their highest physical, social, intellectual, and economic potential.

PBS

Public Broadcasting Station PBS

PBS and their member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS's educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way.

Rebuilding

Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada

At Rebuilding Together, the organization make essential repairs to help neighbors stay in their homes. Their work often goes beyond each home. Local affiliates who are rooted in the community work closely with community residents and leaders to revitalize the communities. They create and execute plans to address some of the needs of each specific community.

Serving

Serving Our Kids Foundation

Each weekend, Serving Our Kids feeds 3,500 kids in 70 schools who would otherwise go hungry. These kids do not currently receive weekend food bags from any backpack program or other governmental programs, but still face empty plates on the weekends.

Events We Have Participated In

MAW

Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada Walk for Wishes

Las Vegas, NV March 7, 2020
Innova staff participated in this event to raise funds and to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation that provides life-changing wishes to children with terminal illness.

Corporate

2015 and 2016 Las Vegas Corporate Challenge - WINNERS!

Innova Technologies has combined with other companies to form the team Engineers & More and competed in the Las Vegas Corporate Challenge. Through hard work and determination, we were able to win 1st place for the last two years! Great job team!

Corporate

2014 Las Vegas Corporate Challenge

March - May 2014 Corporate Challenge brought the spirit of the Olympics to a local and more intimate playing field. They offered 35 different events throughout the Las Vegas valley during an 11-week span of time. Innova Technologies joined multiple companies to form the team 'Engineers&More. They competed in multiple events all over the greater Las Vegas area.

Bike

Bike MS: Vegas Challenge

November 11-12, 2012 Bike MS is a fantastic, fun-filled weekend, with the main purpose of the event being to raise funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis. The money raised funds for research for better treatments and a cure, and also allowed the National MS Society to offer countless, vital programs and services for the 19,000 Southern Californians and Nevadans living with MS. Innova employee, Steven Moore has participated in this event for 12 consecutive years.

ACS

2012 American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk

October 6, 2012 Heart & Soles, an Innova Technologies team comprised of employees, family members, and supporters, participated in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5-kilometer walk to raise money for the organization.

ACS

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk

Las Vegas, NV 2017 - 2019
Innova have been a supporter of this event for several years whose mission is to free the world from cancer by providing funding to research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention.

ALS

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 2014 Innova participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Vice President, Robert Naples, challenged President, Carlos Banchik: Robert Naples - Ice Bucket Challenge Carlos then challenged all of Innova to participate: Carlos Banchik - Ice Bucket Challenge The Innova Team answered, even the out of state teammates: Innova Team, Laura Thompson in Montana, Bernardo Lobo in Portugal

Mudder

Tough Mudder - Las Vegas, NV

October 6-7, 2012 To get through mud, fire, icy water, and 10,000 volts of electricity, you'll need teammates to pick you up when your spirits dip. To get over 12-foot walls and through underground mud tunnels, you'll need teammates to give you a boost and a push. Tough Mudders are team players who make sure no one gets left behind. Tough Mudder is a proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project, having raised $3.8 million to date. Two Innova employees, Daniel Corrigan and Adriana Gonorazky, participated in Tough Mudder 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

FAAN

FAAN - Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network

September 15, 2012 Five members of the Innova team participated in this Enterprise Holdings charity bowling event.