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Sarpy County Teen Court

Leonard Matthias, Teen Court Coordinator ~ (402) 593-2207 ~ 1257 Golden Gate Dr., Suite 11W Papillion, NE 68046 ~   Teen Court gives juveniles who have committed a misdemeanor crime a second chance to learn from their mistakes without the high cost and stigma of a criminal record. It’s a positive “hands-on” experience meant to [...]

Financial Hope Collaborative

Tamicka Bradley ~ 402.280.3736 ~ The Financial Hope Collaborative and its Financial Success Program, housed at the Heider College of Business, have been instrumental in helping many low to moderate income (LMI) families in the Omaha metropolitan area find financial stability. The Financial Hope Collaborative was started when United Way of the Midlands created the Financial [...]

Fair Housing Center of Nebraska-Iowa

Joe Garcia ~ (402) 934-6669 ~ The Fair Housing Center helps fight housing discrimination across Nebraska and in Western Iowa .  Fair Housing is the right to buy, rent, insure, or live in housing under the same terms and conditions as everyone else without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, or disability.  [...]

Catholic Charities

Dave Vankat ~ (402) 829-9238 ~ 3300 North 60th Street, Omaha, NE 68104 ~ Catholic Charities ministers to the greatest and most fundamental needs of our community.  People affected by domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse, unplanned pregnancy and other emergency situations can find sanctuary in times of overwhelming hardship, while opening doors for promising [...]

Being Present in Moments of Joy – Kansas City L’Arche

Coming into L’arche community, I didn’t know what to expect. We had been told it was a community that helped with mentally and physically handicapped individuals, but this barely scratched the surface of what L’arche truly was. I spent time in the day center where we did arts and crafts. At every turn, I met [...]

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El Paso, A House5

A Final Message from the Women of El Paso – El Paso Annunciation House

Leaving our service site of El Paso, TX I saw everyone in our group transform into individuals broken by the stories they heard and mended by the people they met. We had the pleasure of meeting many extraordinary speakers. We listened to their stories of how they tried to help the undocumented and promote immigration [...]