We Care: Highlighting non-profits in our area!

Second annual Omaha-Area music festival benefiting Roatan not-for-profit Backroads Music Festival hosted by Country Drive Golf Course to benefit Friends of Roatan, Saturday, June 3

Omaha-based not-for-profit, Friends of Roatan, will benefit from the second annual Backroads Musical Festival in Ashland, Ne, on Saturday, June 3.

The second annual event will be held at Country Drive Golf located at 951 county road 4 in Ashland from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM. The event will feature bands from several music genres including blues, funk, rock and more in addition to a classic car show and fireworks.

Event tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online HERE for $35 per person; all proceeds will directly benefit Friends of Roatan, an Omaha-based not-for-profit benefiting the Honduran island of Roatan.

Group of young volunteers woman smiling happy make heart symbol with hands together at charity center.

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Volunteering at Open Door Mission means more than just giving time. It means feeding the hungry, clothing the needy, cherishing those often times forgotten, and sharing the love of Christ! Join us to make an impact every month. 

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The Salvation Army of Omaha serves those most vulnerable in our community 365 days a year. Our main metro-area programs and services are food, housing, behavioral health, youth development, material assistance, older adult services, anti-human trafficking, and emergency disaster services. The support of the metro community makes all that possible. 

To donate, CLICK HERE

The Nebraska Humane Society protects, saves and enriches the lives of animals in the communities we serve. We work to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home pets who have been lost, abandoned or neglected. We provide pet resources like training, low cost spaying and neutering, and free food pantry items to pet owners who may need a helping hand. We work to educate pet owners and community members about the human/animal bond, encourage adoptions and promote responsible pet ownership. 

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Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is the only full-service, pediatric health care center in Nebraska, providing expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialty services to children across a five-state region and beyond. Children’s state-of-the-art Hubbard Center for Children is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit and the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. A regional heart center, it also offers expertise in pediatric heart transplantation. Children’s is recognized as a 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report in four pediatric specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Urology.


Opportunities to get involved at Children’s HERE


Give to Children’s HERE

Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Food Bank for the Heartland is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a vital focus: to provide food to those struggling with hunger in Nebraska and western Iowa, to ultimately eliminate hunger in the Heartland and to serve neighbors with respect, integrity, and urgency. Food Bank for the Heartland is the largest food bank in its two-state region, serving 93 counties. The Food Bank works with nearly 600 network partners including pantries, schools, churches, emergency shelters and non-profit organizations to supply emergency and supplemental food to children, families, seniors, and veterans. To donate, find food or sign-up to volunteer, visit  their website HERE

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