Category Archives: Social Justice / Community Outreach Education

Nebraska Appleseed

Rachel Gehringer-Wiar, Field Director ~ (402)438-8853 x118 ~ 941 O Street, Suite 920, Lincoln, NE 68508   Nebraska Appleseed is a nonprofit organization that fights for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. We take a systemic approach to complex issues – such as child welfare, immigration policy, affordable healthcare and poverty – and we take [...]

inCOMMON Community Development (Mosaic)

Christian Gray ~ (402) 933-6672       1340 Park Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 inCOMMON Community Development seeks to alleviate poverty at a root level by uniting and strengthening vulnerable neighborhoods. Through a variety of community-based initiatives, residents are finding ways to rebuild their neighborhoods together, as well as setting a community course away [...]

Jesuit Academy

Mike Mansour, (402) 346-4464 2311 North 22nd St, Omaha, NE 68110 Jesuit Academy is an all boys, Catholic school serving young men in grades 4-8.  Jesuit opened in 1996 and has developed into a leader in urban Catholic education. We commit to helping our graduates through high school and into college. Semester commitment wanted. [...]

American Red Cross

Nathan Woodruff ~ (402)343-7716 ~ 2912 S 80th Ave, Omaha, NE 68124 ~ Volunteers are able to serve their communities daily, weekly, or monthly through opportunities such as participating in community outreach projects, coordinating special events, managing volunteers, helping with the logistics, educating the community about the Red Cross, and providing relief to victims [...]

Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Beverly Hornig ~ (402)658-8933 ~ The Benson Area Refugee Task Force, BART, is a group of volunteers from Benson who work with refugees. We provide citizenship and computer tutoring to refugees. Furthermore, we have clothing drives throughout the year for our 3 times a year Clothes Closets for refugee families. We are always trying [...]

The Big Garden (a program of United Methodist Ministries)

Nate Morgan~ (402) 898-9862 ~ 5602 Read Street Omaha, NE 68152 ~ We are a network of 150+ community gardens in metro-Omaha, greater Nebraska, Kansas, and Southwest Iowa. We work to reduce hunger and build community by teaching people to grow, cook, and preserve their own food. We need volunteers at our urban campus near 56th [...]

Bread for the World

Kristin Ostrom ~ (402) 902-9362 ~   Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to make federal policy changes that end hunger at home and around the world.  By engaging individuals, parishes, and students in all Congressional districts, Bread for the World works to build the [...]

Colleges Against Cancer

Creighton Representative: Alanna Vance  ~ Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by working to implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society. With hundreds of chapters nationwide, CAC is showing the world that young people care and want to make a [...]

ENOA (Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging)

Karen Kelly ~ (402) 444-6536 ~ 4223 Center St, Omaha, NE 68105 ~ Programs available to volunteers include the SeniorHelp Program, Ombudsman Advocates, and Home Delivered Meals. The ENOA can also provide groups, as well as individual volunteers with various projects. Days and times are flexible so please call for more information.