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There are a wide variety of ways you can get involved with one of the fantastic events held by Opportunity Village. Our events are such a success because the entire Las Vegas community gets involved, whether it’s becoming an event sponsor, providing products or services, donating silent auction items or volunteering their time. Because Opportunity Village is almost 80% self-funded, it’s important that every dollar earned by an event goes directly into the programs and services for the citizens we serve. This is accomplished by securing donations from the amazing businesses, community organizers and individuals that understand the importance of our mission.

How can you get involved?

Event Sponsorships
Becoming an event sponsor not only provides much-needed funding to Opportunity Village’s programs and services but also gives wonderful branding opportunities to your business or organization. Sponsors receive pre- and post-event recognition on collateral and press materials, on-site logo branding and placement on the Opportunity Village and event websites. Imagine having your logo strategically placed in front of the 150,000+ guests that attend the Magical Forest each season. Each event offers a unique experience for not only the guests but for our wonderful sponsors as well.

Donate Products/Services
Opportunity Village has worked hard over the years to have as few event costs as possible, all while creating a memorable and successful event with a great atmosphere. We have been fortunate to have such amazing supporters in the Las Vegas community, whether it’s providing food and beverage for 1,000 people or donating hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of A/V equipment for a black tie gala.

Donate Silent Auction Items
An important fundraising component of events at Opportunity Village is the silent auction. We pride ourselves on offering unique and hard-to-find items and experiences for our guests. These packages include trips, tickets to special events around Las Vegas, autographed memorabilia, fine dining experiences and much more.

Opportunity Village’s fundraising events are very detail-oriented and require amazing volunteers to assist with setup and tear down as well as help during the actual event. Event day help consists of finalizing decor, working check-in and the silent auction tables and assisting with guest services. For our largest event, the Magical Forest, 70-90 volunteers are needed nightly for the 50-night event. We are grateful to the Las Vegas community for ensuring that our events are fully staffed with volunteers so our guests receive the best possible experience.

Contact Our Event Staff Team

Spook-tacular Kid's Fashion Show
Marnie Gambit (702) 880-4032

Dawn Newburg (702) 880-4096

Danielle Schorr (702) 880-4089

Zombie Bash/ Monster Masquerade
Marnie Gambit (702) 880-4032

Camelot at the Magical Forest
Dawn Newburg (702) 880-4096

The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village
Dawn Newburg (702) 882-4096

The Las Vegas Great Santa Run
Veronica Atkins (702) 880-4038

Santa Paws at the the Magical Forest
Marnie Gambit (702) 880-4032

Cheyenne's Magical School Bus Tours
Lisa Teigen (702)880-4054

Magical Forest Field Trips
Lisa Teigen (702)880-4054

Private Events at the Magical Forest
Marnie Gambit (702) 880-4032

Corporate and Group Volunteers
Krysti Gabriel (702)880-4068

Individual Volunteers
Krysti Gabriel (702)880-4068


Opportunity Village is a 100% local Las Vegas not-for-profit organization that has been serving men and women with intellectual disabilities in our community for more than 60 years. Through the years we have partnered up with local businesses, community organizations and individuals to raise awareness and much needed funds to support the very special people we serve. If you are interested in hosting a third party event to benefit Opportunity Village, please contact Krysti Gabriel at or call 702-880-4068 for more information.