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The 712 Initiative
The 712 Initiative is aimed at improving the economic vitality in redevelopment areas through investments in built environment, activating public spaces and delivering programs that increase social engagement and healthy lifestyles.
Abide is an inner city, non-profit organization with a dream, that one day, Omaha, Nebraska would have no inner city! Our mission is to transform the inner city, one neighborhood at a time. Abide provides a holistic approach that focuses on developing healthy neighborhoods through four main areas: community building, family support programs, housing and partnerships.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Bethlehem House provides support to women who are pregnant and in crisis, enabling them to choose life for their unborn children in a family environment both during and after pregnancy. Guided by our Catholic faith, we educate women to achieve economic self-sufficiency while restoring hope, reuniting families, and building community. Our long-term bridge programs set BH apart from other community partners.
The Big Garden
HEALTHY KIDS & COMMUNITIES • We reduce hunger by increasing access to fresh garden produce through urban gardens, school gardens, & community gardens • We teach people to grow, cook, and preserve their own garden bounty • We have started 160+ gardens in Nebraska, Kansas, and Southwest Iowa • In 2018, we are working with 50 different organizations, schools, & childcare centers that serve lower-income youth • This summer, we will reach 950+ children each week through our classes
The mission of BPR-CPR, Inc. (Benson Plant Rescue / Community Produce Rescue) is community improvement by rescuing plant goods and produce, facilitating all types of recycling, and promoting urban agriculture, horticulture, and floriculture. BPR-CPR proceeds assist the Omaha Public Library through the acquisition of children's books, iPads, and iMacs and help fund reclamation of fresh produce with redistribution to nonprofits, shelters, food pantries and low income clients.
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.
Common Fund of the Heartland
Common Fund of the Heartland's mission is to efficiently and equitably coordinate client-focused financial assistance that measures results and empowers community agencies to provide more effective service through the use of pooled resources. Strategic Vision: A coordinated fund to effectively link clients to financial assistance to stabilize housing in our community.
Credit Advisors Foundation
Credit Advisors Foundation is a consumer financial education and counseling agency in the Greater Omaha area. We help consumers address their credit and debt concerns, develop budgets and goals, create action plans and debt management programs. CAF is also a HUD approved housing counseling agency and approved by the Executive Office of the U.S. Trustees to provide Pre-Filing Bankruptcy Financial Education nationwide.
Dundee Memorial Park Association (DMPA)
"Dedicated to Preserving the Community" The Dundee Memorial Park Association (DMPA) is a neighborhood, community organization whose strength is a core of energetic people and membership that strongly supports activities through volunteer efforts. This association serves a neighborhood of 3,000 households and over 6,000 residents on 143 city blocks. We are 100% member, donation, and volunteer supported.
Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership
The mission of ENCAP is to eliminate the causes of poverty by strengthening individuals, families, and communities through self-sufficiency initiatives in Douglas and Sarpy Counties. Established in 1965, ENCAP is a non-profit community organization located in the heart of North Omaha. As a Community Action Agency, ENCAP is responsible for providing programming that meets community needs, and responds to the voices of the low-income community.
Edward & Willa Kelly Community Collaborative, Inc.
Our goal is to provide a safe caring environment in which men suffering from mental illness learn to make healthy choices.
Fairmount Park Neighborhood Association
The Fairmount Park Neighborhood Association was formed in 2007 by a couple of neighborhood residents whose primary quest was to "get to know" our neighbors. We wanted to establish a sense of community within our community and focus on helping others and neighborhood beautification. Our neighborhood includes the Park/Glen Historic District and borders the Historic 100 Block in Council Bluffs, Iowa
First Responders Foundation
Our mission is to serve and honor all our first responders and their families, build appreciation and respect for their work, and enhance public safety. Police officers and firefighters put their lives on the line for us each and every day and face hardships that most of us will never have to know. They are the first people on the scene when an emergency strikes and willing to do whatever it takes to save and protect the people of our community.
Gesu Housing, Inc.
Since 2002, Gesu Housing, founded by Brother Mike Wilmot, S.J., and directed by Dale Barr has built 52 Energy Star efficient, new, three bedroom homes in the Clifton Hills South neighborhood of North Omaha. The area is racially diverse but economically challenged. The goal of Gesu Housing is to address the issues of poverty and neighborhood decline in North Omaha by turning renters into first time home buyers with an affordable mortgage payment.