Summer Opportunities & Info!

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For summer service and justice events, please check out our Summer 2014 Service & Justice Opportunities below.

And keep up with Flat Stanley’s adventures as he goes across the country and abroad on our Facebook!

Be sure to check back during the summer for more ideas.

Incoming First Year Students interested in a Fall Break Service and Justice Trip, please contact Jeff Peak.
Incoming First Year Students interested in the Freshman Retreat, please contact Kyle Lierk.

Ongoing Service Opportunities

All Summer

Helping Hands

Join helping hands in cleaning up yards of elderly and disabled, who cannot afford yard clean-up. The clean-up includes: raking, litter, and small tree limb pick up and week pulling. Bags, gloves, rakes, shovels, and etc. will be provided by Keep Omaha Beautiful. For further information, please contact Kay Noonan (402) 444-7774

Keep Omaha Beautiful

Work on one of two roadside gardens any Monday starting at 7:30 am. Volunteers are needed to remove weeds and litter and to plant new shrubs and flowers. Volunteers will be directed by a lead landscaper.
Contact Cindy at 402-444-7774 or cindy.smilley@ci.omaha.ne.us
www.keepomahabeautiful.org 

Siena/Francis House summer donations request list

Siena/Francis is in need of any household, toiletries, clothing, kitchen and paper products. Items such as cleaning products, soap, pillow cases, canned food,and jeans (sizes between 12 months – 5X) will be appreciated. Current critical needs include: 8oz. cups, pillows, blankets, disinfectant cleaners such as Pine-Sol or Bleach, zip-lock bags (all sizes), and pain relievers. Items can be donated to Siena/Francis House 1702 Nicholas Street Omaha, NE 68102. For further information, please check on their website.

 

Upcoming Service & Justice Events

Friday, July 18th

Celebration of Civil Rights

Join in the Omaha community in a celebration of civil rights. This year commemorates the 60th year since the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in 1954. A celebration will take place at the Century Link Center on July 18 to remember this momentous point in history.

August 23rd

Second Annual Rundee 5k fundraiser for Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance (OHKA)!
The race starts at 8:30 a.m., we need volunteers from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Proceeds from the race help OHKA advance their mission to promote safe, healthy, energy efficient housing for children and their families.

For more information on Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance visit: Omahahealthykids.org

For more information on the event visit: https://www.raceregister.net/RaceRegister/event?action=view&id=170

Nicole Caputo- Rennels
Director of Training and Volunteer Services/One Touch Coordinator
phone: 402-934-9700

Support for Refugee Families

The Benson Area Refugee Task-Force (BART) is collecting clothing donations (infant – adult medium). They are especially in need of new underwear in any size. Women’s clothes are not needed at this time. Their clothing give away will be August 24.  Please contact bensonrefugeetf@gmail.com for more information.

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