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!

New to Omaha and already doing good: Jesi, Aaron and little Dax

Jesi, Aaron and little Dax moved to Omaha during shutdowns due to COVID-19. Within minutes of speaking with Jesi, her generous spirit shines through. It comes as no surprise that during this time of isolation, she and her family are choosing to get to know the metro by asking, “How can we safely give back to our new community?”

Jesi found a creative way to do good:

Their team of three prepared dozens of sack lunches for Open Door Mission, spreading love to their new neighbors from a safe distance.

SHARE Omaha acquires Share Good - a high-tech advantage for new philanthropy

SHARE Omaha acquires Share Good – a high-tech advantage for new philanthropy
 
SHARE Omaha announces the acquisition of Share Good LLC, a branded community engagement platform powered by web-based technology. It connects new donors and volunteers to nonprofit causes for communitywide impact on quality of life.
 

Junior League of Omaha member Stephanie Kidd finds meaning as Heart Ministry Center pantry volunteer

Written by Leo Adam Biga

Higher ed administration veteran Stephanie Kidd has found herself unemployed during the pandemic. Through this struggle, the Junior League of Omaha member has discovered meaning as a volunteer for the Heart Ministry Center pantry. She leads JLO volunteers working the 24th and Binney drive-thru on Friday mornings.
 
Kidd shared what the experience means to her in a Facebook post:

Do-Gooders: Volunteers making a difference

One of our favorite things is to hear from community volunteers about their experiences. Often, these Do-Gooders are using SHARE Omaha as a tool to find their fit and connect to a new way to give back. Most feel that spark of fulfillment, from simply doing a little good, and can’t help but share.

Here are a few snippets we’ve heard lately:


SHARE @ Home

Our Omaha/Council Bluffs metro is a community of collaboration and generosity, and this piece of our DNA is showing itself in endless, heartwarming inquires of, "How can we help?" 

As we social distance to slow the spread of COVID-19, we are grateful for technology that empowers, unites, and brings us closer to the common goal of a metro where every nonprofit and vulnerable neighbor's needs are met.

If you're able to give: your money, time or skills...

You can continue to do good and #SHAREatHome.