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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.
75 North Revitalization Corp
Seventy Five North was created to drive the redevelopment of the Highlander neighborhood located in North Omaha. Our mission is to break the cycle of poverty and community deterioration by focusing on mixed-income housing, thriving schools, and neighborhood enrichment amenities.
Abide's mission is to revitalize the inner city one neighborhood at a time! We provide a grassroots approach that focuses on creating stronger families, emerging leaders, and safer neighborhoods. Join us May 21 at 6:00pm-May 22 at 6:00pm at the Better Together Campus Gym 3223 N 45 Street for our Better Together Buckets Challenge! We will be matching every $10 that comes in with a bucket to raise awareness and critical funds for the 700 neighborhoods in the most challenging parts of our city.
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.
We provide art programming and classes in the South Omaha community. The families in the South Omaha community and other surrounding communities of the greater Omaha metro area often don't have access arts programming due to financial or language barriers. Access to arts programming can improve education engagement, civic participation, and can serve as a mitigating factor against generational poverty.
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. Bethlehem House provides women with a home, hope and empowerment through life-affirming services rooted in Catholic tradition.
The Big Garden
HEALTHY KIDS & COMMUNITIES • We reduce hunger by increasing access to fresh garden produce through gardening • We teach people to grow, cook, and preserve their garden-fresh produce • We have started 170+ gardens in Nebraska, Kansas, and Southwest Iowa • In 2019, 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
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.
Celebration Covenant Church
We exist to: Reach, Teach and Unleash committed followers of Jesus... to join and mobilize the Church in Omaha to make Jesus present--in all His love, care, truth and power--to every person in our community. We believe that God values all person and created them for His Purposes. Because people are eternally valuable to God, they are to us as well. We extend God's love to all people without regard for denominational, racial, ethnic, or other demographic differences.
WE ARE CIVIC NEBRASKA. We build young leaders; connect and empower Nebraskans to strengthen democracy; cultivate active members of society in our schools, neighborhoods, and communities; and protect your voting rights. We do this because YOU are democracy. YOU ARE CIVIC NEBRASKA.
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 Community Garden
Dundee Community Garden is a neighborhood garden whose mission is to create gardening space, enabling people to grow their own fresh produce, herbs, and flowers; to donate fresh produce to low-income people in the neighborhood; to enhance public health on a local scale by providing an area where neighbors can pick their own produce; to host educational workshops for adults and children; to beautify the area and provide a haven of tranquility in the neighborhood; and to bring neighbors together.
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.