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Blue Collar Boxing Event Will Strengthen Local Community

The AFL-CIO and United Way of the Midlands will host their inaugural Blue Collar Boxing event on November 27, 2019 at the Baxter Arena beginning at 7 p.m. During Blue Collar Boxing, 22 labor union members will face off in the boxing ring. Proceeds from Blue Collar...

United Way of the Midlands’ Annual Meeting Set for October 18th

United Way of the Midlands will report back to the community and share goals for future impact at its Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Friday, October 18th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Omaha Hilton Hotel, 10th and Cass Streets. UWM’s mission is to impact poverty...

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First National Bank of Omaha gives more than $3 million in community development grants

OMAHA, Neb. — More than $3 million in community development grants and impact investments to 27 organizations in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas from the First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO). The grants and investments will provide relief...

ROUND TABLE: Omaha non-profits see influx of people ‘newly in need’

  OMAHA, Neb. — The Omaha non-profit community is navigating the unknown during an unprecedented pandemic that has morphed from a public health crisis to an economic crisis. "We know we're going to be in this for the long haul, trying to help people," said Shawna...

Housing help

If you’re worried about not being to pay rent, your mortgage or possibly losing your home, there resources that can help. United Way of the Midlands Housing Stability Fund Starting April 15, residents 19 years or older will be able to apply for rent or mortgage...

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