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Support Nebraska’s Kids During Omaha Gives!

  Today is Omaha Gives, the Omaha Community Foundation’s annual 24 hour charitable challenge to non-profits. Omaha Gives is a day when your donation can go further by helping us compete in a friendly competition with other non-profits for drawings, prizes, and bonus dollars. Last year, more than 18,000 people raised…...

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Every Kid Needs a Family Report

On any given night, about 57,000 children in our nation’s child welfare systems are going to bed without the care and comfort of a family. In its latest KIDS COUNT policy report, Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success, the Annie…...

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We’re One Week Away from Omaha Gives!

We’re less than a week away from Omaha Gives, a day when your donation can go further by helping us compete in a friendly competition with other non-profits for drawings, prizes, and bonus dollars. On Wednesday, May 20 the Omaha Community Foundation will be having its annual 24 hour charitable…...

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Schedule A Donation for Omaha Gives!

On Thursday, May 20 the Omaha Community Foundation will be having its annual 24 hour charitable challenge to benefit non-profits, Omaha Gives! Throughout the day, Omaha area non-profits will be competing for donations. Last year, more than 18,000 people raised $6.3 million for nearly 600 organizations. You can either schedule…...

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April is National Minority Health Month!

  The CDC and HHS have named April National Minority Health Month. During this month, much attention is put on “raising public awareness about health and healthcare disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity.” Voices for Children began to address the issue…...

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Is Your Senator Listening to the Voters on Minimum Wage?

Click here to contact your senator and ask him or her to oppose LB 599. Last week, the legislature advanced LB 599, which reduces the minimum wage for high school students in Nebraska. There are many policy reasons why this is a bad idea; it hurts working families, it makes…...

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We’re Looking for a Finance Manager!

Voices for Children in Nebraska Job Description   Title:  Finance Manager...

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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which presents an opportunity to consider child welfare issues from a wider context before allegations of maltreatment come about. In 2013, 3,993 Nebraska children were victims of maltreatment (at a rate of about 8.6 per 1,000 children), marking a slight increase from the…...

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We’re Looking for a Special Projects Summer Intern!

Special Projects Intern Summary: Support the Executive Director in efforts surrounding the annual fundraising event.  Provide general office support for staff.  Intern is to fill a position while staff member is on maternity leave. (overlap for training will be provided)...

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2015 Priority Legislation

Last Thursday was the final day for individual senators to choose their priority legislation designation for the 2015 session. Each senator may select one bill as his priority, each legislative committee may select two bills, and the Speaker can select up to 25 bills. For an entire list of 2015…...

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