Author Archives: Ed Nunez


2019-2020 Donor Impact Magazine

  Two SCSJ alumni were recently featured in Creighton University’s 2019-2020 Donor Impact Magazine. Ed Nuñez, BA’18, MA’21 (Current SCSJ Graduate Assistant as well) and Bekah Kornblum, BSBA’15, discuss how their Creighton experiences of faith and justice informed and continue to guide their generosity to the university. Click on each image to reach their respective [...]

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Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School

Victoria Hecker, vhecker@sppsaints.org, Family Enrichment Coordinator In person or virtual: TBD, Spanish helpful We are focused on building a community of parents who drive their own education and progress. We support them as they work towards concrete goals in whatever area of their families’ lives they feel it is needed.  We have four components to our [...]


Pandemic offers Creighton students opportunity for reflection on service

As it has with many aspects of life worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Creighton University students are engaging with service. Due to health concerns and the campus closure, students are no longer volunteering on-site with local community partners through Creighton’s Schlegel Center for Service and Justice or through the University’s Office of [...]

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Patience and Community – Axtell, NE

There are not enough words to encapsulate our experience in Axtell. Blessed, fun, graciousness and rejuvenating are just a few that could top the list. The Mosaic community is something special and it was an experience I think that helped made us all better people. The residents who live in Mosaic have various mental and [...]



SCSJ Refugee Simulation 2020

Due to concerns around the health and wellbeing of participants and volunteers in the wake of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and events being canceled/postponed at Creighton University, this year’s Refugee Simulation, scheduled for March 20th is canceled. If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to SCSJ Program Manager, Becca Huju, or [...]


Others

  CASA for Douglas County City of Omaha Human Rights Community Bike Project Omaha Family Housing Advisory Services Omaha EITC Coalition Grief’s Journey Inclusive Communities NE Legal Aid Omaha/Douglas County Victim Assistance Unit Omaha EITC Coalition Release Inc. Rise | Prison Re-entry The Set Me Free Project Volunteer Lawyers Project Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA)


Intellectual, Developmental, and Physical Disabilities

ALS in the Heartland The Alzheimer’s Association Boys Town Learning for ALL Mosaic Munroe-Meyer Rehabilitation Institute Office of Public Guardian Ollie Webb Center, Inc.  Omaha Street School OneWorld Community Health Centers Outlook Nebraska Radio Talking Book Service Visiting Nursing Association (VNA)


Advocacy, Public Policy, and Community Organizing

  American Red Cross Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro Boys Town Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART) Bike Union Center for Family Life Formation Centro Latino City of Omaha Parks & Recreation Colleges Against Cancer Financial Hope Collaborative Heartland Workers Center Habitat for Humanity – Creighton Chapter Habitat for Humanity – Omaha  Habitat for Humanity – Sarpy [...]



Immigrants and Refugees

American Red Cross Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART) Bike Union Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha  Centro Latino Education Opportunity Center Family Housing Advisory Services Omaha EITC Coalition Heartland Family Service Immigrant Legal Center inCOMMON Community Development Intercultural Senior Center Juan Diego Center Latino Center of the Midlands Learning for [...]


Senior Citizens

AseraCare Hospices of Omaha and Council Bluffs  Champions of Aging  CHI Health (Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy) Dreamweaver Foundation ENCAP – Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership ENOA (Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging) Endless Journey Hospice Heartland Family Service HELP Adult Service Hillcrest Health Services Intercultural Senior Center Latino Center of the Midlands Office of the [...]


Environmental, Stewardship, and Sustainability

Benson Plant Rescue The Big Garden (a program of United Methodist Ministries) Citizen’s Climate Lobby City of Omaha Parks & Recreation Department City Sprouts Omaha Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs  Habitat for Humanity – Creighton Chapter Habitat for Humanity of Omaha Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County Hitchcock Nature Center Keep Omaha Beautiful, Inc. [...]


Family and Human Services

Abide Network Alliance for a Better Omaha The Alzheimer’s Association American Red Cross Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro Banister’s Leadership Academy Boys Town  Camp Quality Heartland CASA for Douglas County Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha Center for Family Life Formation Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus Child [...]


Healthcare and Wellness

100 Black Men of Omaha, Inc. Alliance for a Better Omaha ALS in the Heartland The Alzheimer’s Association American Cancer Society American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge Camp Quality Heartland Charles Drew Health Clinics CHI Health | Community Link CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Campus Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Children’s Respite Care Center City of [...]


Food and Housing Insecurity

  Benson Plant Rescue Bike Union Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus City Sprouts Omaha Completely Kids  ENCAP  Essential Pregnancy Services Food Bank for the Heartland Gabriel’s Corner Pregnancy Counseling Center Habitat for Humanity of Council Bluffs Habitat for Humanity [...]


Youth

Abide Network Assumption-Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Catholic Faith Formation Program Banister’s Leadership Academy Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART) Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands Boys Town Camp Quality Heartland Camp YouCan Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus CASA for Douglas County Child Saving Institute [...]


Adult Education and Literacy

Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART) Benson Plant Rescue Bike Union Catholic Charities Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Omaha Centro Latino Do Space Educational Opportunity Center inCOMMON Community Development Intercultural Senior Center Latino Center of the Midlands Learning Community for Douglas & Sarpy County Learning for ALL Lutheran [...]