The Sheet Metal and Air-Conditioning Contractors’ National Association gave $5,000 to a Las Vegas shelter for abused women Oct. 24, during its 64th annual convention.

SMACNA gave the check to Shade Tree Shelter of Las Vegas, an independent, nonprofit agency that provides 24-hour crisis care, including lodging and counseling.

The association has long made annual donations to a charities based wherever its annual meeting is held. Next year’s convention will be in Maui, Hawaii.