Social Services

Blood and platelet donations needed

Dec 31, 2015

The American Red Cross says blood and platelet donations are needed.

Tree of Lights Campaign behind with two weeks left

Dec 11, 2015

The Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights Campaign is at only about one-third of its goal with two weeks left.

Nebraska, Iowa rank in top ten for volunteering

Dec 16, 2014

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

Salvation Army Tree of Lights campaign begins Friday

Nov 6, 2014

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

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

Tree of Lights campaign begins

Nov 9, 2013

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

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.