About Us

When Charity Works, is a nonprofit organization which raises funds to provide support services in three different areas. Nevada’s homeless, youth and helping Military families and Vets.

Our mission is to identify areas where families and individuals are being under served and collaborate with other service organizations to meet those needs.  Our programs are designed to be replicated in any community across America.

When Charity Works, Inc. is a Domestic Non Profit Corporation, Entity Number E0222832012-5 and Nevada Business ID NV20121073526, granted by the Secretary of State, Carson City, Nevada. When Charity Works is approved by the State of Nevada under NRS 463.409 to coordinate charitable gaming. When Charity Works, Inc., EIN number 45-5144519 is lawfully operating as a non-profit Federal Tax Exempt organization from the Internal Revenue Service.

Our Leadership


Lupe Soto PhD, CEO

Lupe Soto is currently a business leader in the poker industry. However, she has an extensive 20 year background in the non-profit sector. She has held positions as Executive Director of Social Services for Salvation Army, Director of Social Services for Planned Parenthood Prenatal Division, Executive Director of the Chula Vista Community Collaborative as well as consulted and implemented many program designs for various communities. She is currently involved in charitable event planning and collaborative program development for direct services.



Gina Intrieri Trampusch

Gina Intrieri Trampusch, COO

Renown for her philanthropic spirit, lighthearted personality, unrelenting determination and selfless drive, Gina is best known for uniting communities for a cause. She co-founded the Jennifer Harman Charity Poker Throw Down, and is credited for its huge success as the most attended charity poker event in history. Other significant achievements are being presented with back to back Super Bowl rings from her service as a Neuromuscular Therapist to the SF 49ers and the AZ Cardinals football teams. Her behind the scenes, in the trenches work ethic exemplifies the “not words, but deeds” adage she lives by.