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Early Childhood Providers and COVID-19: The Nebraska Child Care Provider Relief Fund Delivers Source of Support

Thanks to the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, we and Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative created the Nebraska Child Care Provider Relief Fund. This fund provides Nebraska-based licensed childcare programs and providers with a one-time $1,000 award. These funds are designed to recognize the importance of childcare facilities during this crisis. To date, we’ve received a staggeringly high number of over 1,000 applications. 

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Posted in Early Childhood, News and Events

Saddle Up and Get Ready : Perfect Pour 2020 is Rescheduled for August 21st

We’ve taken the reins and are thrilled to have a new date set for Perfect Pour: A Craft Cocktail Competition and benefit for Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, hosted by Friends of Nebraska Children. We look forward to seeing you Friday, August, 21st. It will be a brighter day with a new tequila sunrise on the horizon. Mark your calendars for this Nebraska Children fundraiser; the theme is still country vibes with a tequila twist.

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Afterschool and Summer Learning Network Beyond School Bells and Partnership Coalition Grow the Good Life: Statewide Youth Tree-A-Thon Planned for Arbor Day Weekend and 2020

On Friday, March 13, Beyond School Bells, Nebraska’s afterschool and summer learning network announced its statewide challenge for youth and their communities across the state to collectively plant over 20,000 trees on Arbor Day weekend, April 24-26.

The coalition recognizes the extenuating circumstances due to the Coronavirus and will stay updated on the most current information regarding the virus and whether a postponement of the Arbor Day events will be necessary to a fall planting.

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Posted in Middle Childhood, News and Events, Teen/Early Adulthood

Pre-Perfect Pour Stir: 8 Questions with Bartender Deion Bass

Deion Bass, bartender at Howard & Fine, is one of our talented Perfect Pour finalists!

Tickets are on sale, and we can’t wait to see you! Purchase Perfect Pour Tickets by March 9 here: http://bit.ly/30uTCFO

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Pre-Perfect Pour Stir: 8 Questions with Bartender Dominick Pruch

Dominick Pruch, a bartender at Hotel Deco, is one of our talented Perfect Pour finalists!

Tickets are on sale, and we can’t wait to see you!

Purchase Perfect Pour Tickets by March 9 here: http://bit.ly/perfectpourNCFF

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Pre-Perfect Pour Stir: 8 Questions with Bartender Phil Athy

Phil Athy, bartender at Mercury, is one of our talented Perfect Pour finalists!

Tickets are on sale, and we can’t wait to see you! Purchase Perfect Pour Tickets by March 9 here: http://bit.ly/30uTCFO

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Pre-Perfect Pour Stir: 8 Questions with Bartender Kenzie Rhode

Kenzie Rhode, bartender at The Berry & Rye, is one of our talented Perfect Pour finalists!

Tickets are on sale, and we can’t wait to see you! Purchase Perfect Pour Tickets by March 9.

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Perfect Pour 2018 recap: 300+ “Come Together” for a good cause

On a cold, blustery Saturday in February, more than 300 guests were transported to 1960s London for the third annual Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition benefiting Nebraska Children and Families Foundation. This year’s event transformed the Slowdown in Omaha into

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How automatic giving amplifies your impact

By Wendy Van, Vice President of Development Every month, I give to the charities that are closest to my heart. And I hardly notice the effect on my family’s bottom line, because the gift is automatically withdrawn every month, like

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