Category Archives: Social Justice / Community Outreach Education

Holy Name Men’s Club

John Goodman 402.810.5293 Holy Name Men’s Club is a 70 year old service and fellowship organization providing financial support to Holy name School, athletics, and the greater North Omaha community and is best known for the World famous Fish Fry days of Lent. We’re hoping to present to students an opportunity to put classroom [...]

Nebraskans for Peace

Mark Welsch 402-453-0776 As the oldest statewide Peace & Justice organization in the country, Nebraskans for Peace is the acknowledged voice on peace and social justice issues in Nebraska politics. Building upon the long tradition of peacemaking in our state, we have continually advocated for dialogue and peaceful resolution of conflicts, while steadfastly promoting the [...]

Refugee Empowerment Center (Formerly SSCA)

Scott Larsen ~ (402) 554-0759 ~ 3610 Dodge Street, Suite 100  Omaha NE  68131   Refugee Empowerment Center is a refugee resettlement agency that provides initial and ongoing services and programs to refugees beginning new lives in the United States. We host on-site programs that promote cultural competence and self-sufficiency. Our volunteers have the opportunity [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]