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Las Vegas Raiders Contribution

The Avery Burton Foundation (ABF), a nonprofit 501c.3 created to reduce the stigma around mental health through mental health outreach and education, recently received a $25,000 grant from the Las Vegas Raiders Foundation.

Mental Health Matters: Supporting Students

News 3 Town Hall Mental Health Matters Supporting Students

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UNLV Hosts Mental Health Matters Event

News 3 Town Hall Mental Health Matters supporting students in partnership with the Avery Burton Foundation and UNLV sponsored by DesertHope Treatment Center.

The conversation is about mental and emotional well-being.

Our News 3 Series Mental Health Matters takes a closer look at the problem that is evident in colleges and schools today.
Thanks to all who participated in behalf of raising awareness of Mental Health Issues in our community, schools, and colleges.

ABF Founder Receives Recognition

“Obsidian & Neon” Photo Profile Exhibit & NAACP Legacy Builder Award for 2022

Obsidian & Neon

The third annual “Obsidian & Neon”: Building Black Life & Identity in Las Vegas” photo/narrative profiles exhibit is featuring Reggie Burton, owner of the RB Group public relations firm and founder of the Avery Burton Foundation, as one of its 21 iconic photo/narrative profiles of black Las
Vegans who have made a difference in their community.

Legacy Builder for the NAACP

As a special recognition and in celebration of Black History Month, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Branch 1111 recently awarded Southern Nevada public relations professional Reggie Burton with its distinguished Legacy Builder Award for 2022.

Burton was selected for making a profound and positive difference in the
community through his work at the Avery Burton Foundation.


Avery Burton Foundation Hosts Second Annual 'Hike and Heal' Event

The Avery Burton Foundation hosted its second annual “Hike and Heal” event on Saturday.

Community members came together to get outdoors in Boulder City for the walk.

Many studies show the correlation between getting outside and mental health; wellness can boost endorphins and serotonin levels. Hormones that help improve mood and cognition.

The foundation is dedicated to bringing awareness to the cause.

“It’s named after my son Avery Burton. He had a major depressive episode after graduating college in 2017 and eventually wound up taking his life. We wanted to do something to bring awareness to mental health and depression issues, so we started this foundation,” Reggie Burton, founder of the Avery Burton Foundation, said

The foundation continues to partner with the community by providing scholarships, mental health, first aid training, and more.

Avery Burton Foundation Hike and Heal Walk 2022
Avery Burton Foundation Hike and Heal Walk 2022

Mental Health Matters

Now Partnered - KSNV

NEWS 3 Las Vegas

ABF is proud to announce it has partnered with KSNV Channel 3 News Las Vegas to bring you “Mental Health Matters” segment, which introduces you to real life stories in the Las Vegas community.

See the first of many stories at 

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