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SHARE Omaha turns two years old!

Written by Katie Fourney    on January 21, 2021    in
This month, SHARE Omaha turns two years old! We want you to know, it has been a joy to dedicate these 730+ days to connecting metro supporters throughout eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa to local causes. 

You may know, Omaha was the second metropolitan area in the country to launch a nonprofit organization utilizing Share Good’s innovative software, the first metropolitan being Charlotte, North Carolina. Over the past two years, SHARE Omaha has grown quickly to offer greater visibility for nonprofits of all sizes on an equal playing field.
 
GROWTH:  
HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Over 145,000 metro supporters have visited SHAREomaha.org to find easy ways to volunteer and give back to local causes.
  • Giving Tuesday 2020 generated $3.16 million for Omaha/Council Bluffs metro organizations.
  • Over 4,300 volunteer applications submitted to local nonprofits
  • Over 30,000 wish list items purchased for nonprofits
  • Over 2,200 nonprofit events have been promoted
  • SHAREomaha.org was immediately activated to allow metro givers to support relief efforts, with time, money and items, in the wake of 2019’s flooding and the current COVID-19 pandemic.
"The support, interest and enthusiasm around SHARE Omaha has allowed us to run at full-speed since day one. Seeing impact across the metro area and people finding their nonprofit fit for service and supporting the community keeps us going. We are excited about all that is ahead for doing good here and across the country," says SHARE Omaha executive director Marjorie Maas. 
 
As we enter 2021 with renewed energy, SHARE Omaha will continue to serve this eight-county metro region in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. We will continue to expand upon our mission of helping local nonprofits to fulfill theirs, year-round, by connecting everyday philanthropists - YOU -  to easy ways to do good.
 
WHAT’S NEXT: Do Good Week, April 19-24, 2021. We can't wait to share more about this celebration of all forms of generosity including donations and volunteerism!