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Women Empowering Emerging Leaders

Thank you so much to Pacific Life for hosting our panel discussion featuring Cathy Jo Borgman of Pacific Life, Tracy Madden-McMahon of Methodist Hospital Foundation and Shawna Forsberg of United Way of the Midlands. This event, organized by the Emerging Leaders...

Community Spotlight: Attendance

Local organizations work together to remove barriers to good attendance. In the Omaha-Council Bluffs area, approximately 18,500 – or 14 percent of students – are absent enough days throughout the school year that absence alone puts their academics at risk. Of course...

Celebrating National Nonprofit Day

Happy National Nonprofit Day! It might seem like this is a day just for those of us at United Way of the Midlands or other nonprofits across the country, but National Nonprofit Day is something you should be celebrating too. Whether you’ve given time or money to a...

Community Spotlight: Opportunity Youth

Helping Local Young Adults Move Forward on a Path of Stability. Young adults are known to have energy, aspirations, resiliency and untapped talent. But for some, a lack of education, job skills, direction, financial stability or comprised health may lead them down a...

Community Spotlight: Summer Slide

Encouraging students to read in the summer to keep them on track. Did you know when kids are out of school in the summer, they can fall behind and not be as prepared for the next school year? This is called "summer slide," which can occur because children may not have...

 

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