Social Services

2:17 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Nebraska, Iowa rank in top ten for volunteering

Nebraska ranks sixth and Iowa ranks seventh in the nation when it comes to volunteering.

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1:37 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Salvation Army Tree of Lights campaign begins Friday

The Salvation Army of Omaha provided assistance to more than 170,000 low-income people last year.

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8:07 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Report looks at racial/ethnic, gender diversity among social service providers

The Progressive Research Institute of Nebraska is out with a report on the diversity of social service providers.

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6:14 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Tree of Lights campaign begins

Salvation Army of Omaha officials say the need for services from the 20 programs they offer is growing.

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General News
5:06 am
Tue February 7, 2012

LFS' 3rd Annual At Ease Lunch featured Medal of Honor recipient Sal Giunta

Staff Sergeant Sal Giunta

Lutheran Family Services’ 3rd Annual At Ease Luncheon featured a Medal of Honor recipient.

This year’s keynote speaker was former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant, Sal Giunta.  Sgt. Giunta is the first living American serviceman to receive the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq or Afghanistan.  

Sgt. Guinta said he was happy to support At Ease, a program he said helps soldiers fighting for the freedoms all Americans enjoy.

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