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Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance

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Year Founded:
2006
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Kiernan Scott
Main Address:
1425 South 13th Street
Omaha, NE 68108

What We Do

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance (OHKA) is the only children's healthy housing nonprofit in the metro area. Our main goal is to bring awareness and education to families in the city about environmental hazards, green and healthy homes, and lead poisoning.

Due to COVID-19, OHKA has seen a decrease in individual donors and foundation giving. Your gift to us during Do Good Week will allow us to provide the community with healthy housing education, in-home environmental assessments and low-cost, high-impact construction interventions to improve families' health. works to create a healthy home for every child.

Monetary donations will allow us to provide the following services to our clients

$50 - Lead Cleaning Kit

$150 - XRF Shots

$250 - Healthy Home Assessment

$400 - Lead Hazard Evaluation

$3,200 - Average Cost of a Construction Intervention

Items purchased from our wish list on the "Give Shop" tab will allow us to provide families with the necessary tools to maintain a Healthy Home for their child/children.

Interested in Volunteering? Check out our google forms for volunteer opportunities, leave us your information and we will get back to you as soon as possible. (copy & paste the link bellow to your browser to access the form)

https://forms.gle/ZLPQtoD1AeDinSyn6

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Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance (OHKA) es la única organización sin fines de lucro de viviendas saludables para niños en el área metropolitana. Nuestro principal objetivo es concienciar y educar a las familias de la ciudad sobre los peligros ambientales, los hogares ecológicos y saludables y el envenenamiento por plomo.

Debido a COVID-19, OHKA ha visto una disminución en los donantes individuales y las donaciones de fundaciones. Su regalo para nosotros durante la Semana Do Good nos permitirá brindar a la comunidad educación sobre viviendas saludables, evaluaciones ambientales en el hogar e intervenciones de construcción de bajo costo y alto impacto para mejorar la salud de las familias. trabaja para crear un hogar saludable para todos los niños.

Las donaciones monetarias nos permitirán brindar los siguientes servicios a nuestros clientes

$ 50 - Kit de limpieza de plomo

$ 150 - Disparos XRF

$ 250 - Evaluación de hogar saludable

$ 400 - Evaluación de peligro de plomo

$ 3,200 - Costo promedio de una intervención de construcción

Los artículos comprados de nuestra lista de deseos en la pestaña "Give Shop" nos permitirán brindar a las familias las herramientas necesarias para mantener un Hogar Saludable para sus hijos.

Interesting Info

In 2020, OHKA served 101 families and successfully provided free home construction for 47 families, an increase of 13 from 2019.
In response to COVID-19, we developed protocols to aid clients by providing visits in either full PPE or virtually, thus being able to continue our work.
Through our AIR (Asthma In-home Response) Program, families have seen a 57% decrease in unplanned doctor visits.

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Volunteer Opportunities

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