Omaha Rowing Association
The Omaha Rowing Association's goal is to advocate the sport of rowing in Omaha. We believe rowing to be a lifelong sport, promoting fitness and teamwork. Having reorganized in 2010, help us fund our team, making rowing affordable for our Omaha community!
Whispering Roots, Inc. is an award winning organization that is dedicated to bringing fresh food, nutrition education and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) education to students and residents living in socially and economically disadvantaged communities. We use Aquaponics (growing fish and vegetables together) to provide healthy, nutritious food options to communities through "hands on" experiential learning. We Grow, Feed and Educate!
SOLAS was founded in 1993 by Mike and Mary Jones as a volunteer group with the mission of "providing public awareness and volunteer support for the animals". All our members are volunteers; there are no paid employees and no salaries. Donations for the benefit of the animals. Each year SOLAS spends a majority of its funds for vaccines, tests, medication and veterinary care and to alter the animals in our care.
The Compassionate Friends-Greater Omaha Chapter
The Compassionate Friends is a self-help bereavement organization offering support and understanding to families who have experienced the death of a child. You need not walk alone through your grief journey. We are not here to treat, fix or lead, but to listen, share and companion through the grief journey. We are The Compassionate Friends and are here to walk with you.
Springfield Platteview Community Schools Educational Foundation
The Springfield Platteview Community Schools Educational Foundation provides teachers with classroom items outside of the yearly budget that will further enhance learning and growth for all students.
Friends of the Forgotten
Friends of the Forgotten has taken the gospel of Christ to the aged and dying through its Nursing Home/Care Facility Ministry Outreaches. These outreaches incorporate music and a inspirational message that focuses on the spiritual needs of the elderly. Thousands are reached every year through our ministry in the Omaha Metro Area. The ministry has ministered to dying elderly their families and care facility staff taking the message of salvation to those who are in their final days.
Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council
Mission Statement It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout oath and law. Promise to Parents Parents will say Scouting in Mid-America Council offers their family fun and adventurous things to do. This fun and adventure will help their son or daughter develop leadership skills and values important to good citizenship and service to others.
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 33rd concert season. The IGO performs eight concerts each season between September and March. An annual fundraising concert is held in April in Joslyn Art Museum's Witherspoon Concert Hall.
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI Nebraska provides statewide support to individuals with mental illness and their families and friends. We also educate the public about mental illness using literature, speaking engagements, videos, workshops, and conferences. In addition, through ongoing communication with mental health professionals and public officials, we are seeking to improve and expand mental health services. All of our services are provided free of charge.
Taysia Blue Rescue
Each year we save the lives of over 100 Siberian Huskies & Alaskan Malamutes that are in immediate danger of being killed in area shelters. We don't have a facility; all our dogs live in volunteer foster homes getting love, care and training until they can be adopted. We would love to save more, but we need your help. If you can't foster, please volunteer. If you can't volunteer, please donate.
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.
OEA Foundation, Inc.
Omaha Education Association Foundation Scholarships Exceed $5 Million On April 29, 2015, the OEA Foundation awarded 100 scholarships worth more than $360,000, bringing its total scholarships awarded since its inception to more than $5,000,000. Founded in 1964, the Foundation awarded its first scholarship in 1965, worth $250. Since then the Foundation has awarded more than 1,000 scholarships with over 40 scholarships worth more $5,000 and one at $10,000.
Safe Space Nebraska
Formed in 2015, Safe Space Nebraska is leading a regional effort to work with clubs, bars, and venues to fight the epidemic of harassment and assault in nightlife establishments.
Nebraska Jewish Historical Society
The NJHS, founded in 1982, is the only agency that preserves, publishes and displays family, business and social histories of the Jewish Community of Nebraska and Council Bluffs. The Society also creates, maintains and gives tours of the Riekes Museum which is a historic representation of the Kapulier Synagogue, an orthodox synagogue, the only such Museum in the State of Nebraska.
We work in "hopeless" parts of El Salvador. We believe there is hope and that God can transform and change lives. We help the youth of El Salvador (over 50% of population is under 25) grow and reach their potential both educationally and spiritually. We want to show them options besides joining a gang and crime to make a living. We work with; public schools, our youth center (teaching English), local churches and an orphanage.
Carole's House of Hope
Our mission is to provide safe, stable and supportive housing opportunities and services for young mothers and their children, as well as other young adults currently in or aging out of the foster care system or other systemic facilities. CHH addresses the gaps in the current model of service that can inevitably lead to high rates of unemployment, homelessness, poverty, mental health instability, criminal activity, early pregnancy, human trafficking and prostitution.
West Omaha Rotary Foundation
The West Omaha Rotary Foundation supports cultural, educational and humanitarian projects in the Omaha community. As signified by the motto 'Service Above Self', members provide service to others, promote high ethical standards, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
Heartland Workers Center
Our mission is to improve the quality of life for the Latino community in Omaha by promoting leadership development, workers' rights and civic engagement. We do this through information sharing, training and organizing.
Concord Mediation Center
Who & How We Help: -families experiencing the crisis of divorce to reach peaceful parenting agreements; -juvenile offenders, to see the harm caused by their crimes, reduce reoffending; -neighbors facing property disputes in small claims court; -parents and their children involved in the child welfare system; -companies challenged with employee disputes; -parents with concerns regarding their special needs child's instructional path; -relatives navigating the care of their elders.
Midwest Heart Connection
The Midwest Heart Connection is a volunteer run organization with the mission of providing support to children and families affected by congenital heart disease, raising awareness of congenital heart disease, and funding education and research in the field of pediatric cardiology.
Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska
Immigrant Legal Center, an affiliate of the Justice For Our Neighbors Network, is a nonprofit organization providing high-quality legal services, education, and advocacy to low-income immigrant individuals and families in Nebraska and western Iowa. We serve immigrants of all faiths, races, abilities and ages, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable--victims of domestic violence, children who have been abused or abandoned, and people who would be persecuted in their own country.
Spirit 102.7-FM - Spirit Catholic Radio
Spirit 102.7-FM's mission is simple: to help people encounter Jesus. Through the radio airwaves, our goal is to bring more people to the Truth that is the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.
MALCOLM X FOUNDATION
We endeavor to perpetuate Malcolm's uncompromising leadership and contributions towards social justice. We address a variety of issues and areas of positive social change. Our programs are service, education and culture based. They are intended to meet our goals of educating youth about their purpose, for cultivating collective efforts to improve the social conditions in which we live & to inspire the community to be actively involved with matters of peace and justice for all humanity.
Take Flight Farms
Take Flight Farms provides Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Learning, & Development. TFF does not ride horses but rather incorporates horses into therapy/learning sessions to address a variety of therapeutic & learning goals. TFF, an internationally recognized center, works with at-risk kids, military members, veterans, families & many more to offer a unique and powerful form of therapy and/or personal development experience. TFF relies on grants and individual donations to fund programming.