If you have been impacted by the flooding and are in need of assistance, please call 2-1-1, text your zip code to 898211 or click here to view our most recent resource list.

With recent devastation from flooding, more families than ever need our help to get back on their feet. That’s why this Omaha Gives! we’re asking YOU to support Basic Needs programs and help your neighbors build a better life.
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BUY A KIT FOR FAMILIES IN NEED

Help us purchase items for 500 kits that will be delivered to local shelters.

Choose between a hygiene or transitional housing kit and support families who have been affected by recent flooding or who have fallen on difficult times. Kits will be delivered to shelters such as Siena/Francis House and Micah House, and will help restore individuals’ hope and dignity.

#THATKINDOFTOWN

Danielle lost everything to flooding.

But with help from our community, her family found shelter and is now renting a new home. By donating on May 22nd, YOU can help someone like Danielle get back on their feet. Thank you to our wonderful community partner Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska for helping us capture this moving story!

DAY OF ACTION

Day of Action registration is officially open! Please consider signing up today and helping instill a lifelong love of reading in students. This is such a fun volunteer opportunity where you can help a child feel special and make an impact in their life!

ROCK OUT TO READ

Are you ready to rock out for a cause? Join us on June 20th at The Waiting Room Lounge for a benefit show for our local Book Trust program! Thank you so much to our sponsors and to NoteWorthy for coordinating band and venue details.

VOLUNTEER NEEDS – FLOOD RELIEF

Looking for a running list of ways you can help your neighbors impacted by flooding? Several groups are coordinating efforts where you can give back. Please check back often for updates.

FLOODING MET WITH OUTPOURING OF GENEROSITY

Trying times can bring out the worst in people – or the very best. As flood waters devastated communities and farmland in Nebraska and Iowa, people near and far responded with love, empathy and an impressive can-do spirit. Please read on to see how many groups stepped up to help families impacted by flooding.

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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