Community Giving Days are back! Join in on May 18 and 24

May is here, which means warmer weather, the start of summer break – and your chance to take part in annual local community giving days: Give to Lincoln Day on May 18 and Omaha Gives! on May 24. Community giving events

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Afterschool programming a concern for federal, local budgets

Proposed 2018-19 Federal Budget eliminates funding for afterschool  President Trump recently released his first federal budget proposal, in which he proposed elimination of the only dedicated source of federal funding for afterschool and summer programs, the 21st Century Community Learning Center Program.

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Sixpence celebrates its 10th anniversary with a new website

What’s the difference between an anniversary and a birthday? Birthdays celebrate milestones in the life or growth of an individual—whether it’s a human being, an organization or even an idea. Anniversaries, on the other hand, are about partnerships—the bonds that

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Camp Catch-Up spotlight: Seeking staff

In our last blog post, we told you about Camp Catch-Up, a special place where siblings who are separated by foster care placement can spend a weekend together canoeing, hiking, trying ropes courses, and more – all while rekindling their connections

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Camp Catch-Up spotlight: Calling all campers

Have you heard of Camp Catch-Up? It’s a special place where siblings who are separated by foster care placement can spend a weekend together canoeing, hiking, trying ropes courses, and more – all while rekindling their connections with each other.

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Perfect Pour recap: #HavanaGoodTime supporting Nebraska Children

The second annual Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition transformed The Living Room at the Mastercraft in Omaha into pre-embargo 1950s Cuba, complete with live music, cigars, hand-crafted rum cocktails, and an auction of beautiful period 1950s Omaha photography. The main

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March Connected Youth Initiative roundup

This month’s CYI roundup brings lots of Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) activity, site visits, and a renewed youth interest in legislation. Read on to see what we’ve been up to over the past month. National LEAP partners

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