Omaha Gives! Donors Support Culinary Workforce Development Class

In your generosity, you raised $12,250 for the first class of the 15 week culinary workforce development program. The funds will purchase supplies that include uniforms, knives, aprons, and instruction manuals for the first class of participants. The workforce program is set to launch in August 2017. With this training, un- and under-employed workers get hands-on culinary instruction […]

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Food Hub Renovation Progresses

The food hub renovation is taking shape. Demolition to remove walls between the two buildings has been completed. The electrical panel has been installed and connected by OPPD. And as with most buildings circa 1900 undergoing an adaptive reuse process, a few surprises surfaced. We discovered four separate water and gas lines in one building. Damaged […]

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Carlynn Hartman-Kurtz | In service to community

Carlynn Hartman-Kurtz

Dear Friends: Many of you may know by now but it is with a heavy heart that I share the passing of Carlynn Hartman-Kurtz. Larry Kurtz, her husband and resident Omaha “Worm Wrangler” asked that we share information about Carlynn’s memorial with our community of friends and supporters. Carlynn’s interests included an active involvement in her church, Second Unitarian […]

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Omaha Gives! starts at midnight

Omaha Gives! kicks off at midnight. No More Empty Pots is participating and have two goals: Raise awareness about No More Empty Pots  with six word stories Raise $5,000 for summer educational programming with Truck Farm Omaha and the gardens at the North Omaha Intergenerational Campus and Florence Community Garden. Click here to schedule and […]

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