The Nebraska Afghan Community Center (NACC) works to build a unified, educated, and self-sufficient Afghan community in Nebraska. NACC was founded by a group of former military combat interpreters after the fall of the Afghan government in August 2021. They provide a variety of basic social services and recreation opportunities to the community.
"For me, volunteering has given me a chance to be a part of something bigger than myself. I feel supported and I can also support other people. It's really important during these times of division and separation, that we find these communities, within the bigger Omaha community, that we find those people that support us and make us feel a part of something," shared Martha, Omaha Girls Rock volunteer.
It's time to prepare for the year’s biggest day of philanthropy locally! Giving Tuesday, this year on November 28th, is the day to give back and support the greater Omaha metro community’s nonprofits.
What if every Omaha area family set aside a portion of their holiday gift spending to give generously in honor of their loved ones? Over 80% of local nonprofits said that they need fewer than 200 new gifts of $100 to help them meet their fundraising needs. Can you be one of the 200 for causes that matter to you?
QLI helps survivors of devastating brain and spinal cord injuries get back to life. The population QLI serves, primarily individuals between the ages of 16 and 65, is as diverse as its diagnoses are complex. QLI devotes tremendous resources to providing treatment beyond the client to the entire family unit - resources that include on-campus housing, 24/7 access to counseling and education services, and transition planning to foster both a successful return home and positive long-term outcomes.
November is epilepsy awareness month. Did you know epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders and affects people of all ages?
Epilepsy Foundation Nebraska is leading the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. They provide services across the state of Nebraska to educate, empower, and advocate on issues related to epilepsy and improving the lives of those living with seizures.
We have so much great news to share from our nonprofit partners about their amazing work. But, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know if you have stories you'd like to tell and we'll make you a guest blogger!!