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African American Empowerment Network
The Empowerment Network is a united group of residents, leaders, and organizations working to facilitate positive change in Omaha and other cities across the country. Launched in September 2006, the Network works collectively to improve the economic condition and quality of life for African-Americans, North Omaha Residents and the Greater Omaha area. The movement is a nationally recognized approach for community engagement, collaboration, capacity-building and leadership development.
AIM is an innovative not-for-profit organization that grows, connects and inspires the tech talent community through career development and educational programs. Through these efforts, we improve thousands of lives in the Silicon Prairie.
Autism Action Partnership
Through our mission, AAP strives to improve the quality of life of persons on the Autism Spectrum and their families through education, advocacy and support, thereby enabling them to be an integral part of the community. We envision that every person touched by autism in the Heartland will receive the care and support necessary to lead a fulfilling and dignified life.
Benson Area Refugee Task Force
We serve Omaha refugees by offering classes in US citizenship, engage in advocacy and host three free Clothes Closets per year. We sponsor in home meals prepared by refugee cooks under the Home Dish program.
The Bike Union Mentoring Project
The Bike Union Mentoring Project is a social enterprise whose mission is to create positive change in our community by combining youth mentoring, and workforce development. The Bike Union Mentoring Project exclusively employs youth currently in or formerly in foster care with year-long paid job-mentoring. The Bike Union is a full service bicycle retail store/coffeehouse located at 1818 Dodge street. 100% of the revenue generated goes directly back into sustaining our organizational programming.
Black Men United
We are a grassroots organization that does advocacy (protects) and economic development (builds) work that focuses on Black men and men and women of color of all ages in the Omaha community. We're dedicated to supporting the growth and development of Black men and men and women of color, their families and the communities where they live, work and play.
College Possible helps promising students from low-income backgrounds become college graduates. Students working with our AmeriCorps coaches are four times more likely to graduate with a bachelor's degree than their low-income peers: the best results in the country. Education is often the key to breaking the cycle of poverty, creating stronger communities. Together, we can create a future for Omaha's children that is determined solely by their talent, motivation and effort, not their income.
Your contribution will show our clients and our community that together we are committed to supporting recovery and ending the stigma of mental illness. During Omaha Gives, and throughout the year, help us tell those who are recovering that they are not alone! Please, DONATE and SHARE today. Since 1981, we have been helping individuals with mental illness achieve their unique potential to live, work, learn, and contribute in a community of mutual support.
Cross Training Center
Solutions to Poverty comes through work experience at the Cross Training Center. We provide hands-on job experience, vocational training & character development so people can become employed. Our students are those who have been incarcerated, homeless, involved in gangs or substance abuse, victims of human trafficking or who live in poverty for numerous other reasons. They gain working knowledge, confidence, character and skills so they can overcome barriers to employment and become successful.
At RISE - formerly known as Defy Ventures Nebraska - transformation starts pre-release and continues post-release. Our inside/out model bridges incarceration to the community and considers all the critical steps in that journey. We prepare and train people for each phase through intensive character development, employment readiness, job creation through entrepreneurship and case management.
Do Space is a community technology library, a digital workshop, and an innovation playground filled with new opportunities to learn and create. We are dedicated to making technology accessible to everyone; from those who lack basic access to those embarking on advanced projects. Your gift will directly support our efforts to empower the Omaha by providing FREE access to technology and innovative learning experiences. Thank you!
Since 1924, Easterseals Nebraska (ESN) has provided exceptional services that ensure all people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to live, learn, work, play and act. ESN's mission and vision is to change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day. ESN offers a variety of youth development, respite, vocational and other services that help Nebraskans address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.
Find Your Way Foundation
Find Your Way Foundation exists to introduce Executive Coaching and Youth Coaching services to the non-profit community targeting under-served and faith-based audiences.
Many people know Goodwill as a place to donate used clothing or household items. But did you know that Goodwill is also a place where people can go to get help with training and employment? Goodwill offers a variety of programs for individuals trying to obtain employment. We have seen the crucial role employment plays in the development of individuals in our community.
Heartland Family Service
Since 1875, Heartland Family Service has been the leader in creating the path to a better tomorrow for children and families in the metro area. With over 50 programs in our organization, we hand-craft an integrated, multi-service approach to guide our clients toward safety, well-being and, ultimately, self-sufficiency. We firmly believe that when life improves for one of us, life improves for all of us. We all matter.