Feline Friendz in Nebraska
Feline Friendz in Nebraska was founded in 2002 and is a 501(c)3 cat rescue organization. Our organization is made up entirely of dedicated volunteers. We work to control the stray and feral cat population by the humane method of Trap Neuter and Return (TNR). Feline Friendz works with several veterinarians in the Omaha Community to offer low cost spay and neuter of cats.
Autism Society of Nebraska
Autism Society of Nebraska's mission is to support and advocate for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families. Members are eligible for grants and have access to local events and support networks. Since 1975, we have been committed to helping families and individuals by supporting local legislation, publishing a parents resource book, and helping plan the annual statewide Autism Conference. Please consider helping us make a difference in the lives of individuals with autism.
Mending Lives is a youth program helping youth with life's issues and problems they face in society. Our objective is to educate, and equip our youth with the tools needed to make sound decisions with such issues as: drug addiction, alcoholism, sex, violence, gangs, peer-pressure, relationships, and abuse. We do this by offering one on one mentoring for all youth struggling to make the right choices and have a desire to change their lives. We are making a difference One Life At A Time!
The Benson Theatre, a 501c3 nonprofit, was founded in 2009 to enhance, engage and enrich the Omaha community through educational and artistic experiences. Our goal is to restore the historic theatre at 6054 Maple Street to serve as a shared community space for education and artistic performance. Built in 1923 as a vaudeville theater, the building is currently closed to public assembly. A capital campaign is under way to raise funds for its renovation and one year of operating expenses.
Calling The Hope Revolution Into Service
The purpose of CHRS is to instill hope by providing assistance to children and their families in need. This assistance is designed to meet their basic needs, such as clothing and food, so that they are better able to apply themselves to their school work.
Hope-Net Ministries, Inc.
Hope-Net Ministries' mission is to Help Other People Experience HOPE by meeting needs and building healthy relationships. We try to do this through our Sequels Thrift stores, our monthly Circles of Support dinners, and through our Hope After-Care programs that work with women returning from incarceration.
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Nebraska/Iowa Chapter
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis. Our Mission: To cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. Learn more about our mission.
Omaha Municipal Land Bank
We're the Omaha Municipal Land Bank (OMLB), and our goal is simple: transform Omaha's distressed properties into positive community assets. To do so, we will assess and acquire properties deemed no longer livable and either redevelop or demolish and start anew. It will take time, dedication and community participation, but opportunity will move in, one neighborhood at a time.
Community Bicycle Shop of Omaha
The Community Bike Project's mission is to strengthen Omaha neighborhoods by promoting the bicycle as viable, reliable, and fun transportation. The Bike Project works to improve access to bicycles for everyone through Open Shop, Earn-a-Bike, and maintenance classes. In addition to serving as a hub for sustainable and equitable transportation, the Bike Project also serves as a social learning space that promotes youth mentorship, community building, and mechanical intelligence.
Restored Hope is a transitional housing program that gives shelter to single mothers and their children, providing advancement to introduce them into a healthy community. The organization was founded in 1998 to support homeless single mothers and prepare them to live independently without government assistance. Restored Hope occupies a 15-unit apartment complex that provides housing for 11 families, as well as childcare facilities, storage for donations, and offices.
CHI Health Mercy PMIC (Psychiatric Medical Institute for Children)
CHI Health Psychiatric Mental Institute for Children (PMIC) is a residential, long-term treatment center for adolescents, ages 12-18, with substance abuse or chemical dependency, and behavioral psychiatric conditions. Through the program, we teach youths the necessary skills and behaviors to live a happier, healthier life. CHI Health PMIC is one of only two PMICs in the state of Iowa with a primary focus on substance abuse. We treat approximately 60-75 adolescents annually.
Promise 4 Paws Dog Rescue
Promise 4 Paws is a senior dog sanctuary. Our PASSION is SENIOR DOGS and our MISSION is to provide the BEST HOME-like environment possible so that our senior residents can live out their lives as happy and comfortable as possible. We are a free-roaming home where all the dogs can go about as they please, whether that means a nice afternoon nap on a comfy bed or a relaxing stroll around the huge yard. We have volunteers at the sanctuary 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to care for the dogs.
Nebraska Lutheran Campus Ministry
We serve people of ALL faith backgrounds, or no faith background. College students are in an important time of identity formation. In college, young people make important choices about who they will become. What values will define my life and work? Will I continue to be engaged in my faith? Will I be part of a church? Through campus ministry, we walk with students through this important developmental time.
Service Corps of Lutheran Business Executives
SCOLBE We are a faith-based non-profit organization whose purpose is to assist ministries with solving administrative concerns by connecting them to experienced business professionals who volunteer their time. Often, the growth of mission outreach for many congregations and ministries is slowed because professional and servant leadership must spend too much time on administrative issues. Advisors contribute professional experience to provide ministries with support.
SOCIETY of St. Vincent de Paul Omaha
HELPING OTHERS SINCE 1869. The SVdP is a faith-based non-profit organization, dedicated to serving community neighbors in need in the spirit of our patron, St. Vincent de Paul. Our volunteers serve with dignity and respect, providing food, clothing, basic furniture and emergency assistance. Just last year over 35,700 clients were given hope and assistance to avoid eviction, utility shut-off, exposure to the elements and hunger. Thank you for supporting the Society of SVdP!
100 Black Men of Omaha
The mission of the 100 Black Men of Omaha (100) is to "improve the quality of life in Omaha by helping our youth reach their fullest potential." We seek to achieve our mission through Mentoring, Education, Health & Wellness and Economic Empowerment programs. In Omaha, the 100 has chosen to focus its programmatic efforts on mentoring and education for North Omaha's youth.
John Atkinson Lung Cancer Foundation
Our foundation's mission centers around bringing awareness to lung cancer and carrying out the legacy of a father, John Atkinson, who passed away from the disease in 2009. We have established a scholarship program for high school seniors who have lost a parent to lung cancer. Over the past six years, we have awarded 80 scholarships to students around the country totaling over $100,000. Our scholarship program is primarily funded by the "Rock to Raise" fundraiser held in the fall.
Council Bluffs Community Education Foundation
The Community Education Foundation, a 501(c) encompasses the Council Bluffs Alumni & Friends Network, STARS Scholarship Program sponsored by the Iowa West Foundation, Classroom Grants, Teacher and Staff Appreciation, & Gear Up Students needy student fund. The Community Education Foundation also sponsors the Council Bluffs Community School District's Welcome Back Kick Off, and much more.
Ollie Webb Center, Inc.
Ollie Webb Center, Inc., founded in 2005, is an umbrella agency for The Arc of Omaha and Career Solutions, Inc., local non-profit agencies serving children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. The organization offers a unique continuum of resources to fill gaps in the array of services offered in the Omaha metropolitan area. It works cooperatively with other agencies and has partnerships with a variety of community organizations.
St. Peter Catholic Church
St. Peter Catholic Church is dedicated to the restoration of the sacred, the active promotion of the Gospel and fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church. A home to both English- and Spanish-speaking peoples, the church building is located on the outskirts of Omaha's downtown.
Back to the River, Inc.
Back to the River, Inc. is committed to enhancing our Missouri Riverfront for our communities' future. Connect! Connect the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge to North Downtown Omaha! An opportunity to connect, expand and enhance the environmental benefits to adjacent walking and biking trails.
Greater Omaha Alliance for Business Ethics at Creighton University
Ethical businesses build trust; Trust builds businesses. Through the work of the Business Ethics Alliance, Greater Omaha will be a beacon for business ethics excellence for cities around the world. We build leadership, strengthen organizations, and elevate Greater Omaha through positive, practical business ethics.
Marian High School
Founded by the Servants of Mary, Marian is a Catholic, all-girl college preparatory school twice recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Marian welcomes students of all cultural, economic and spiritual backgrounds. Thanks to generous donors, Marian provides tuition assistance totaling $1.3 million to nearly 50 percent of the student body.