How to Help Disaster Survivors in Texas

August 29, 2017 · Posted In: Giving, Web Exclusive

Hurricane Harvey has devastated Texas communities along the Gulf Coast. Much of the nation’s fourth largest city, Houston, remains underwater. And the rains keep coming down. Donations and volunteers have responded to the disaster from across the […]

Stephanie Murphy

July 20, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Giving, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Stephanie Murphy is advancing her family’s legacy of community service. Her grandmother, Marge Quinlan, served on the Aksarben Women’s Ball Committee in the early 1980s. Marge’s daughter-in-law, Kathy Quinlan, served in the 1990s when the […]

Splash!

April 20, 2015 · Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

Originally published in March/April 2015 Omaha Magazine. Soprano Renée Fleming once lamented “My worry is that opera will become a historic art form as opposed to a living, breathing thing.” We’ll leave any judgments on […]

Antici…pation

April 11, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Giving, Omaha Magazine, People

I can’t remember the last time I was that nervous,” says De’Ja Theresa Diane Combs in recalling her life-changing moment last spring. Sure, the then Omaha North High School senior had just been crowned Miss […]

Boxes of Cheer

January 5, 2014 · Posted In: Family, Giving, Health, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine

Northwestern Mutual employees recently teamed with the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation to deliver 170 boxes of cheer to children suffering from cancer and other ailments. “Look, Mom, it’s a glow sword!” 5-year-old Sammy […]

Multiply by 50

December 29, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Entertainment, Giving, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

Opportunity leads to success. Success opens the door for even greater opportunity. Such is the cycle of the American dream. But many youths across the Heartland face more adversity than opportunity. Poverty, suffering, and staggering […]

Heartland Family Service’s Salute to Families

November 23, 2013 · Posted In: Entertainment, Family, Giving, Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

Every year, Heartland Family Service honors families from Nebraska and Iowa with their Salute to Families Celebration during the annual Heartland Family Service Family Week. The local families are recognized for their strong family life, […]

Susan Koenig

Lutheran Family Services

October 30, 2013 · Posted In: Entertainment, Giving, Omaha Magazine

Lutheran Family Services President and CEO Ruth Henrichs remembers meeting a young man a year ago who had a tattoo on his lower arm that read “Born to Lose.” When she asked him about it, […]

Restoring Hearts Celebration

October 4, 2013 · Posted In: Giving, Nonprofit, Online Exclusive

In the spring of 2013, young men and women from Omaha Home for Boys programs spent 18 weeks learning, laughing, and collaborating on the restoration of MishMash, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail motorcycle rebuilt as part […]


 
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