Stories

Some call it stories. Others call it a blog. But here you will find nuggets of goodness to use and -- you guessed it -- SHARE!

Where's SHARE is at... Victory Boxing Club & Community Center

Where's SHARE is an odyssey across the Omaha metro to discover causes that matter, presented by Core Bank. Did you decode this clue?

With their students they address gang activity, truancy and obesity,
And condition the strength to solve problems peacefully.

When kids might take a dive and follow a path to crime,
They inspire them to stop. Set a goal. And prepare to climb.

These trainees KnOw they always have someone in their corner,
To fight for them, pick them up, and be their supporter.

Where's SHARE is at... The Historic General Dodge House!

Where's SHARE is an odyssey across the Omaha metro to discover causes that matter, presented by Core Bank. Did you decode this clue?

This location seeks preservation,
Of a Northern landmark in our nation.
 
With an appreciation for the railroad,
This might be a clue you can decode.
 
Look for the work of W.W. Boyington on your tour,
The mansard roof adds to its allure.
 
Where’s SHARE? We are at the Historic General Dodge House!

Where's SHARE is at... City Sprouts!

Where's SHARE is an odyssey across the Omaha metro to discover causes that matter, presented by Core Bank. Did you decode this clue?

They improve community health and empower your neighborhood,
This Omaha metro organization grows all things good.
They know with 2020’s pandemic there is a need for more,
So they’re seeking to produce 10 times beyond ever before.
Attend a virtual workshop or donate to support the cause,

Where’s SHARE is at… Apollon Art Space!

Where's SHARE is an odyssey across the Omaha metro to discover causes that matter, presented by Core Bank. Did you decode this clue?

Between the performer, the witness and what they share,
There is art in the air.
If it's the eclectic that you seek,
head to the south, no need to speak Greek.

Where’s SHARE? We are at Apollon Art Space!


It's time to end mental health stigma: WhatMakesUs

This story is shared by The Public Good Projects in Partnership with The Well Being Partners.

In these challenging times, taking care of our emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing has never been more important. Almost 40 percent of Americans are now showing signs of clinical anxiety or depression. In Nebraska, that number is 30 percent.
 

Completely KIDS volunteers distribute food, educational supplies to area families during pandemic

Story shared by Adrielle Griffin, Completely KIDS Chief Marketing and Development Officer
 
When the COVID-19 pandemic washed over the Omaha metro area in mid-March, much was unknown. Many, including those at Completely KIDS, thought they might be shut down for a week or so and then life would return to some sense of normalcy. The Completely KIDS staff realized quickly that would not be the case and jumped into action.
 

Restoring Dignity brings hearts together to serve the refugee community

by Leo Adam Biga

*Note: Photos shared in this story were taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Restoring Dignity depends heavily on volunteers and donors to ensure refugees have a decent place to live.
 
Restoring Dignity brings refugee families furniture and household items to transform a living space into a home where they can thrive. Their work also includes teaching basic cleaning skills and providing critical housing advocacy for refugees.
 

Western Iowa Do-Gooders: CASA volunteers are a voice for children

This article is the first in a new series. SHARE Omaha is pleased to collaborate with Western Iowa Development Association (WIDA) to feature rural Iowans who are doing good. Learn more about WIDA.

Though it’s a short acronym, CASA volunteers play a significant role in the lives of many in Southwest Iowa. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) do the unseen work to ensure the best interests of vulnerable youth in our community, work that deserves to be recognized.