Local nonprofits need your help this month!
As families and groups gather to reflect on their blessings this time of year, their gratitude is often reflected in their desire to give back to the community and bring joy to others. YOU can make a difference this season by signing up to be a Holiday Helper. Click the button to view current opportunities across the metro.
Round it up for United Way
Now until December 31st at Goodwill Omaha locations
This holiday season, you can round up your purchases at Goodwill and support United Way’s Opportunity Youth initiative. Donations support youth ages 16 to 24 who are disconnected from work or school and helps them get back on track. Thank you to Goodwill for their support and partnership!
YEAR-END GIVING GUIDE
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As we near the end of 2019, we wanted to provide a comprehensive look at what your donation does for families in our metro. Whether you are passionate about supporting domestic violence survivors, providing food for families or supporting young students to succeed in school, United Way of the Midlands is here to help you make the biggest impact in our community. Learn more by utilitzing our year-end giving guide.
A LOOK INSIDE
5 Things to Know About Behavioral Health in our Community
Halfway through his freshman year, local student Jack began to shut himself away from the world. He refused to go to school, and said that large crowds of people made him panic. His family didn’t understand – earlier that year he was doing great, but now something had changed. Behavioral health is a topic of growing importance, and our community is working together to help individuals like Jack. Read more to find out how.
2-1-1 HELPLINE GOES 24/7
Call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211
TAKING A STAND AGAINST SUICIDE
More citizens die by suicide each year than homicides and vehicle accidents, and in Nebraska suicide is the 8th leading cause of death. Understanding the signs and knowing how to get help are some of the most important things we can do as a community to support those who are contemplating suicide. Read our blog to learn more and find resources. Special thanks to Women United for hosting a Lunch & Learn on this important topic.
Everything that happens at United Way begins and ends with YOU.
A generous and community-minded citizen who wants to know strong programs are there to make life better for people in need. People you may never meet, yet you want to know they have the tools and opportunities to build a better life for themselves and their families.
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