Bellevue Ministerial Association Food Pantry
The Bellevue Food Pantry provides food to those in need in eastern Sarpy County. Bagged donated canned and dry goods along with vouchers to Bakers Supermarkets for perishables are given to families depending on family size. The only limitations are residency proof of living in Sarpy County east of 60th street.
Classical 90.7fm, KVNO
Classical music, whether centuries old or newly composed, has the power to heal, bring joy, and express the inexpressible. At KVNO we're committed to breaking down barriers between great music and listeners of all backgrounds. We balance the intangible benefits of music with the work of our award-winning news team, producing in-depth stories on community events and issues. A service of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, KVNO delivers a one-of-a-kind broadcast experience like none other.
J's Braintrust Consulting Services Inc.
The mission statement of J's Braintrust Consulting Services Inc. is to teach young people about time management skills, financial principles, and entrepreneurial planning in order to be successful and productive adults. The vision of the organization is to equip young people with the tools necessary to be able to build plans, goals and dreams by providing a strong, core foundation of values that will help them become productive citizens in our society.
Safe Haven Community Center
SHCC provides education and housing services to adults, children and families while acting as a holistic resource and referral advocacy social service community center insuring that all clients receive education and housing services needed to have a healthy stable home environment and to become productive citizens. Serving over 800 families in the Omaha Community since 1999
Omaha Street School
Empowering the lives of at risk youth through personalized education, life skills training, and a moral code in a Christ-centered environment. The Omaha Street School opened its doors in January 1999 and since then almost 600 young people have walked through those doors. Today classroom size averages eight to ten students so they feel that they are valued as individuals and that they are part of a nurturing family. Among the instructors, staff, and volunteers, they find hope.
The Friends of the Agnes Robinson Waterloo Public Library
The Friends is a nonprofit organization established in 2005. Its mission is to raise funds for needs not covered in the Library's operating budget. Being a small town many rely on the Library to provide resources, services and programming not offered anywhere else in the community and the Friends help to make it possible. Donations go directly toward enhancing the Library's service to the community.
Scottish Rite Foundation of Omaha
The Scottish Rite Foundation of Omaha was formed in 1972. Our principal philanthropy has been the RiteCare Speech and Language Clinic, located at the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute. Scottish Rite Masons underwrite $685,000 in program expenses for speech clinics in Omaha, Lincoln, Hastings, and Kearney. Additionally, the Scottish Rite Foundation of Omaha supports merit and need-based scholarships at UNO, a professorship in speech-language pathology, and financial support for area non-profits.
Iowa School for the Deaf Foundation
The ISD Foundation exists to supplement the learning experiences of its students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Donations for Pottawattamie Gives!/Omaha Gives! are earmarked this year for the elementary Lego Robotic team (approximately $1,500 needed for a year) and the science center- especially for a drone ($1,500) and metal picnic table for outdoor experiments ($1200).
The Union for Contemporary Art
In January '17, we opened the doors to our new home in the Blue Lion Center located in the cultural heart of North Omaha at N 24th & Lake Street. The move means greater support for local artists, expanded youth programs, an on-site gallery, the addition of our Performing Arts Collective, and more opportunities for collaborations. This summer we will begin the build out of our Abundance Garden that addresses food inequity in our community. Your support ensures that we will thrive in our new home.
Brush Up Nebraska Paint-A-Thon
BRUSH UP NEBRASKA Paint-A-Thon is a community based volunteer program that paints the homes of low-income elderly and low-income disabled homeowners so that they may maintain their property, increase energy efficiency, and beautify the community. Painting their home creates a new sense of pride for the homeowners, and benefits the area. BRUSH UP NEBRASKA serves the Omaha Metropolitan community area including: Omaha, Bellevue, Gretna, Elkhorn, LaVista, Ralston, Papillion, and Council Bluffs, IA.
Poor Clare Sisters of Omaha
The Poor Clare Sisters are a cloistered order of nuns who are considered contemplative, which means they are called to make their whole lives a prayer to God in solitude, silence, and community. Along with the 20,000 other Poor Clare Sisters throughout the world in 16 federations and in over 70 countries, the Poor Clares of Omaha are dedicated to praying for you and your loved ones, and for the world.
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's®.
Millard Business Community Foundation
Project Wee Care, a community program of The Millard Business Community Foundation, is run solely by volunteers to help families in our community - you will know that ALL your donation goes, to help someone in Omaha. Since Project Wee Care was established in 2006, our volunteers have touched the lives of over 7,400 people in need of food and warm clothing. At the same time we provide a volunteer program that offers area youth the opportunity to help their neighbors.
KPAO - Omaha Public Access Channel
KPAO is "Do It Yourself Television" available at no charge to Omaha-area groups or individuals. It is specifically for those who have a story to tell and want to share it with Omaha cable viewers. KPAO is designed for everyone from the television production beginner to individuals or groups with video production experience. KPAO offers basic instructional workshops in all phases of television production and you can see your finished product in the comfort of your own home.
St. Patrick's Catholic Church and School
Formed in 1868, St. Patrick's Catholic Church is a growing community made up of over 2100 families. Our members come from Elkhorn, Omaha, Bennington, Valley, Waterloo, Fremont, Gretna, Yutan and everything in between. We serve over 800 students in St. Patrick Catholic School and another 800 in our Religious Formation program. We commit ourselves through God's guidance to model a Christian community rooted in the Eucharist through Word, Worship, Service & Stewardship.
Heart Heroes Inc.
Heart Heroes, Inc. Mission: To provide support to children and families affected by Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) through the distribution of superhero capes, programs to offer hope and funding for CHD research.
Assistance League of Omaha
The Assistance League of Omaha (ALO)was organized in 1973 and has grown to 375 members who donate nearly 40,000 hours each year to support its philanthropic projects and fundraising activities. ALO serves disadvantaged or traumatized children, youth, and adults in the greater Omaha community. ALO has received the GuideStar Platinum rating and Great Nonprofits named the Assistance League of Omaha a top-rated nonprofit for 2017.
We are Local. We are Passionate. We are Reaching Out. We're on a Mission-It's our mission to be Nebraska's primary resource for Parkinson's disease information, educational programs, outreach events and awareness, and to organize, promote and raise funds for local Parkinson's services and research. Through awareness and collaboration, we can provide the right information and resources Nebraskans need on their journey with Parkinson's disease.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has served women, men and families since the 1930s. Today the agency offers a full range of quality reproductive health care services to residents in Omaha including cervical and breast cancer screenings, birth control, STD testing and treatment, vaccinations and immunizations, and pregnancy testing.
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church
At St. Andrew's our mission is to Share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We strive to build faith, change lives and impact our community. Reaching out to the community is at the forefront of everything we do. We offer a variety of programs that are open to all, including our Live Nativity, numerous children's programs and camps, Upward basketball and cheerleading, Trunk-or-Treat and monthly service projects to benefit the local community.
Young Catholic Professionals Omaha
Young Catholic Professionals is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, founded in 2010, on a mission to challenge, train, and inspire young adults working in various professions to Work in Witness for Christ. The Omaha chapter began in 2016. Invigorated by a community of peers and mentors, young, Catholic professionals are empowered to witness to their faith at work and through work, performing their professional vocations for the glory of God and seeing the workplace as a natural site for joyful evangelization
American Cancer Society
For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has been the leader in all things cancer. Together, we are fighting back by helping people stay well, get well, find cures, and fight back. In 2016, it is estimated that 9,740 Nebraskans will be diagnosed with cancer. ACS is here every minute of every day and night to offer free information, programs, services, and community referrals to patients, survivors, and caregivers through every step of a cancer experience .
Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha
The Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha (IGO), combines the talents of volunteer musicians under the age of 25 and over 50 years of age. Under the direction of our Conductor, Chuck Penington, we are in our 32nd concert season. The IGO performs monthly during September - April in area nursing and retirement homes.
Heart Ministry Center
The Heart Ministry Center is a community outreach center located at 2222 Binney Street. The mission of the Heart Ministry Center is to provide food, clothing, healthcare, and a way forward to people severely affected by poverty in the Omaha area.