The Compass in the Landscape

October 16, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, Publications

With growing levels of philanthropic donations sloshing around Omaha, it’s important to keep in mind that underserved segments of the community remain. Sometimes these segments of the community are out of sight. Sometimes their needs […]

Bringing the Community Together

Mission,Passion, & Joy

August 18, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Roger Garcia has a lot of work to do—relationships to build, programs to create, grants to obtain, and people to help. Yet the 29-year-old dismisses the notion that his role is “work.” He prefers words […]

Talking It Out

January 25, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, Publications

When Catholic Charities of Omaha looked for somebody to take over its open race and identity forum, Omaha Table Talk, it found the right host in Inclusive Communities. Formerly a chapter of the National Conference […]

Ballet Nebraska

September 8, 2015 · Posted In: Art, B2B Magazine, Nonprofit, Publications

This article appears in the Fall 2015 issue of B2B. How is it that Midlands Choice has come to make an investment in, of all things, a ballerina? Sure, the bottom line of any insurance […]

He Ain’t Heavy

July 13, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

This article published in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. Chris and Lori Mathsen received a surprise phone call recently that reminded them why their planned one-year stay as live-in family teachers at Boys Town has stretched […]

Through A Glass Brightly

June 24, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, Publications

This article was published in the May/June 2015 edition of Omaha Magazine. Halfway through our interview, Therman Statom apologizes. He didn’t anticipate our conversation lasting so long, and he has an appointment at Children’s Hospital […]

Art School

February 11, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Business, Education, Family, HerFamily, Nonprofit

Are those balloons?” the instructor asks a young girl dressed warmly in pink sweatpants and a purple sweatshirt. The girl looks up and nods enthusiastically before returning to her drawing. No, it’s not a school […]

Joy Johnson

January 20, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

It wasn’t a funeral. Or a viewing. Or even a celebration of life. When Joy Johnson’s husband Marvin passed away earlier this year, she held a roast. “We had what Marv would have called one […]

Eclectic Ladyland

January 19, 2015 · Posted In: Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

Girls Inc. of Omaha Executive Director Roberta Wilhelm is known for growing the nonprofit and inspiring girls to be “strong, smart, and bold” with excellent programs and luminous Lunch for the Girls speakers, like President […]