The Women’s Center for Advancement Partner’s Guild would like to invite you to our 9th annual TGIF! This year’s event will be held on Friday, October 19th at A View on State. TGIF! features a cocktail hour with lasso games, silent auction, and a whiskey tasting, followed by dinner and remarks from our WCA staff and speaker Dr. Sofia Jawed-Wessel, a live auction, and a concert from country duo The Belles! All proceeds raised go to support the programs and operations of the WCA.FULL STORY>
4th Annual Food Truck World Tour
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Community College
We are excited to be a sponsor and support the fourth annual Food Truck World Tour! This casual fundraiser benefits our clients at Immigrant Legal Center, by providing high-quality legal services, education, and advocacy. We offer our services to low-income immigrants who have absolutely no other option for their immigration legal cases. In 2017, ILC worked on more than 3,400 cases, an increase from over 2,700 cases in 2016.
Join the Intercultural Senior Center on Thursday, August 23, 5:30 – 8:30 pm at the Mainelli Center at Saint Robert’s located at 118th & Pacific.
This year’s Bash will offer a tailgate party theme and, as usual, this must-attend event will feature delicious international food, great drinks, and lots of fun, festive entertainment.
Funds raised at this event support ISC’s vital services for seniors from around the world. These include door-to-door transportation, health and wellness programs, nutritious lunches, English and citizenship classes, daily exercise, a food pantry, and cultural arts and music. Most importantly, seniors reduce their isolation and feel part of a community that learns, laughs, and grows together. Read the full story about ISC's event!
Today is the day!
The annual Omaha Community Foundation #OmahaGives is here! Support all your favorite nonprofits! What a great way to support each other and create change in our community!
There are so many amazing nonprofits doing incredible meaningful work in our community. The giving goes from midnight to midnight, with a minimum $10 donation and hourly drawings and prizes to make your donations go further.
The Omaha Summer Arts Festival (OSAF) celebrates its 44th year June 8-10 in Downtown Omaha. Voted Omaha’s Choice and Best of Omaha for best festival, OSAF is Omaha's premier destination for arts and features a variety of entertainment. The Festival showcases 135 of the nation's finest visual artists, a stage full of rich multicultural musical performances, DIY station for adults to create and take home their own works of art, and a hands-on Children's Fair with an exclusive kids-only art-buying experience. Enjoy an ice-cold beverage in the World Music Pavilion while listening to a line-up of national, regional and local performers. In addition, TasteFest offers a variety of food vendors including Mexican, barbeque, Greek and traditional festival fare.FULL STORY>
Attend the 18th annual Omaha Police Foundation Officer of the Year Awards Luncheon, chaired by the Chief Executive Officer Emeritus of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, Steve Martin. Twenty-five Omaha Police Department officers, two non-sworn personnel and the Forensics Unit will be recognized for their outstanding work in the prior year. The 2017 Officer of the Year will be chosen from among the honorees. The Forensics Unit will receive the Foundation’s Community Impact Award.FULL STORY>
The Women's Center for Advancement welcomes the community to their Grand Opening on Saturday, April 14th, from 1 - 3! Come tour the new facility that was renovated and completely tailored to fit the needs of their clients.
The WCA is a nonprofit that helps those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and stalking. Their work is critical in our community. Helping women and their children to stay safe and grow strong.FULL STORY>
Inclusive Communities Annual Humanitarian Brunch will honor great leaders who are confronting bigotry and creating in our community on April 15th.
For 80 years, Inclusive Communities has been committed to creating change on every level - from our educational programming and IncluCity camps, to our robust series of Lozier Omaha Table Talks, we tackle tough issues that build bridges of understanding and bring our community closer together.FULL STORY>
The Omaha Public Schools Foundation has been recognized by the National Schools Foundation Association SWAG awards for Branding. One for best Website and the other for Best Brochure!
Congratulations to Toba Cohen-Dunning, Executive Director, Steve Kinkead, Board Chair and Omaha Public Schools Foundation!FULL STORY>
For its “Dinner in Abraham’s Tent” gathering next month, the Tri-Faith Initiative is promoting what’s sometimes missing — humor.
The April 22 event at the CenturyLink Center will feature an internationally known comedy duo that “uses laughter to promote acceptance and encourage understanding between people of all faiths and backgrounds.” Read the full article here.FULL STORY>
The WCA is moving into 3801 Harney Street in the Blackstone District and Stirnella to welcome them to the neighborhood! Thursday, April 19th, 50% of FOOD sales will be donated back to the WCA to support our mission.FULL STORY>
Women took to the streets around the world on Thursday, International Women’s Day, to rally for gender equality.
From Germany and Argentina to South Korea and Russia, women demonstrated, chanted and rallied in support of feminist issues including pay equality and anti-sexual violence initiatives.FULL STORY>
One way or the other, children were going to benefit from Warren Buffett’s charitable investing bet.
If Jeffrey Tarrant and Ted Seides of the New York investment company Protégé Partners had won, $2.2 million would have gone to a British nonprofit called Absolute Returns for Kids, which helps students in underperforming schools.FULL STORY>
On the first Valentine’s Day in the era of #MeToo, an Omaha nonprofit is offering survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence an upbeat message of love — and hope.
“Hope, hope, hope,” said Amy Richardson, executive director of the Women’s Center for Advancement. “We want to infuse hope so there’s no doubt that no matter how dire a situation may seem at the moment, here is hope and a community that cares.”FULL STORY>
By Chinh Doan
OMAHA, Neb. — Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska has moved from South Omaha to its new headquarters at 42nd and Center Streets.
The Immigration Center is also the non-profit's new name to make it easier to find help.FULL STORY>
A coalition of 11 agencies aimed at mentoring at-risk youths announced its fifth citywide recruitment campaign Thursday.
Mayor Jean Stothert joined the Midlands Mentoring Partnership for its announcement that coincides with National Mentoring Month in January.FULL STORY>