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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.
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.
American Lung Association in Nebraska
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. For more than 110 years, we have led the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, whether it's searching for cures to lung diseases, keeping kids off tobacco, or fighting for laws that protect the air we all breathe.Our Mission: To save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
Antwaun Rollerson Foundation
The Antwaun Rollerson Foundation for Educational Advancement was started to fulfill the dreams and aspirations set forth by Antwaun Wondel Rollerson. Antwaun was a pillar of the Omaha Community before his untimely death at the age of 24 on July 10,2015. The loss of Antwaun was felt throughout the entire community of Omaha. He was a mentor, a friend, a brother, a son, and a ray of hope for so many. This charity was derived to secure his legacy and continue acts of service and giving.
Bellevue Public Safety Foundation
The Bellevue Public Safety Foundation is dedicated to providing the First Responders in Bellevue with the supplemental resources needed to enhance the public safety and quality of life of all Bellevue residents and community members through its grant program.
The Cady Anne Reynolds (C.A.R.) Alliance for Safer Teen Driving was formed in 2008 to educate teens and adults about the disastrous and lethal effects of distracted driving. We speak at schools, businesses and safety events to both educate and to put a human face to this completely preventable cause of death and injury on the roadways.
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.
Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program
For over 90 years the Catholic Charities based in Des Moines has served people of all faiths in Southwest, Iowa. The Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County and Southwest Iowa helps persons dealing with issues of domestic and/or sexual violence. The program offers shelter, support and advocacy to men, women, children and families who are dealing with these situations. The program is available 24 hours a day.
Charles E Lakin Human Services Campus
The Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus is a place where all children, families and individuals in need can find assistance, resources and training to better enable them to become productive and contributing residents. The campus is home to Boys & Girls Club, Heartland Family Service, MICAH House, and The Salvation Army. The Campus, a separate non-profit, holds events throughout the year for the children and families and facilitates programs in the Outdoor Learning Oasis.
Community Justice Center
The Community Justice Center provides unique evidence-based Victim Impact/Empathy Life Skills programming facilitated by Forensic Peers in a Restorative Justice environment that inspires offenders and helps participants understand whom their victims are and the extent of the harm they caused their victims and communities. We utilize a Restorative Justice Intervention to reduce recidivism for better, safer, and more restorative communities while elevating victim's voices and improving lives.
Compassion In Action
Compassion In Action (CIA) serves individuals confined in prison and families affected by incarceration. CIA provides Pre-Release Education/Reentry Preparation prior to release and works with long-term and life sentence servers through the Self-Betterment Clubs in state facilities. Our prevention service is the RAW DAWGS Youth Corps Gang Prevention Program for boys 5 to 13, breaking the cycle from cradle to crime.
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 are willing to do whatever it takes to save and protect the people of our community. We are here to support them.
GLSEN Omaha works with educators, administrators, youth-serving professionals, policy-makers, community leaders, and most importantly students, on the urgent need to address anti-LGBTQ+ bullying/harassment in our schools and communities. GLSEN Omaha works to address bullying/harassment and all forms of oppression, through advancing comprehensive safe schools policies and empowering students and educators to teach respect for ALL!
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha
WHY WE BUILD Every day, we see how quality, affordable housing replaces people's struggles to keep a sturdy roof over their heads with opportunities to build healthy, prosperous futures. This impact is transformational not just for individuals but for our entire community - fighting poverty, revitalizing neighborhoods, strengthening our economy, and creating stability for the next generation.
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.