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Surviving Versus Thriving: The Young Families Thrive Summit Brings Questions and Possible Solutions

“Thrive” is a word we use a lot here at Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, especially in October. Our 2019 Changemakers keynote speaker, Michael Bonner said in a recent interview, “I don’t want to survive. I want to thrive.”    During the Young Families Thrive Summit on

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Lincoln Project Everlast hosts event for Foster Care Awareness Month

On May 16, the Lincoln Project Everlast Youth Council held a Foster Care Awareness Month event in partnership with The Hub, which provides space, support, and guidance to the youth council, and The Bay, another long-time supporter of the Project

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Nebraska Children’s Connected Youth Initiative hosts Hackathon event to #HackFosterCare

On the morning of October 30, more than 100 people gathered together to launch something truly special: a 24-hour Hackathon. So what the heck is a Hackathon? A Hackathon is an event in which coders, hackers, and developers meet to engage in collaborative

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Helping at-risk youth in North Platte

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation is awarding $200,000 over two years to the Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation on behalf of North Platte’s Families First Partnership (formerly known as the West Central Partnership-Children and Families Alliance). The funding will be used to

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Connected Youth Initiative in Grand Island/Kearney/Hastings

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation is awarding $300,000 over two years to the Hall County Community Collaborative (H3C). The funding will be used to build a Connected Youth Initiative (CYI) system to serve young people in need across Hall, Adams,

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North Central Nebraska’s new Connected Youth Initiative

(Lincoln, Nebraska) – Nebraska Children and Families Foundation is awarding $200,000 over two years to the Central Plains Center for Services on behalf of the Through the Eyes of the Child collaborative. The funding will be used to build a

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Inside Fremont’s Connected Youth Initiative

Recently, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation announced a $300,000 award over two years to the Fremont Area United Way on behalf of the Fremont Family Coalition. The funding will be used to build a Connected Youth Initiative (CYI) system to

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