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A Night to Remember with Peter Buffett

"Everyone has a story worth listening to." – Susan Buffett – The lights dimmed, and the audience – composed of the Buffett family, top executives from around the country, local young professionals, donors, United Way representatives from around the world, and students...

Our 2018 Day of Caring

A day of passion, hard work and community car·ing /ˈkeriNG/   adjective Displaying kindness and concern for others.   Every weekday, most of us wake up, get ready and go to work. On Day of Caring, hundreds of Omaha-Council Bluffs residents wake up, get ready and go to...

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...

 

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