Difference Makers in the Heartland

Life 100.7 loves introducing you to people in the Heartland who are making a difference as they serve our community. Here’s a list of recent non-profit organizations you’ve heard featured recently. Maybe you can find a group to serve with in your area. Thanks for bringing HOPE!

Heartland Workforce Solutions

8/14/23 – 8/20/23

Heartland Workforce Solutions is an American Job Center and a non-profit workforce resource serving Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Dedicated to strengthening the Nebraska workforce and connecting people to opportunities, whether you’re a career seeker or employer.

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Radio Talking Book Service

5/23/23 – 5/31/23

A Radio Service that plays on streaming and special frequencies that airs written word over the radio, like the Omaha World Herald for individuals who struggle with hearing disabilities.

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Youth For Christ

5/12/2023 – 5/16/2023

YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ, and commitment to social involvement

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Sidewalk Advocates

5/8/23 – 5/12/23

To transform the sidewalk in front of every abortion facility in America and beyond into a place of real help and hope and end abortion. Partners with pregnancy centers and offers financial and other kind of help to those in need.

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Gabriel’s Corner

4/01/23 – 4/10/23

Christ-centered ministry serving young women and men who are facing an unplanned pregnancy. Helps women choose life by either accepting their baby or putting them into the adoption system.

How to help: Volunteer or donate items

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Reformation at the Crossroads

3/20/23 – 3/29/23

Halfway homes founded on Biblical principles which empowers addicted/wounded women with hope, love, and freedom to effect the transformation of their minds, bodies, and spirits to create permanent life change.

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Heartland Hope Mission

2/27/23 – 3/8/23

Provides basic necessities and services to help the working poor get back on their feet. More than a pantry, providing clients with resources to be food secure and self-sufficient in a hope-filled environment. Families can visit once a month to receive a week’s supply of nutritious food, as well as hygiene items, clothing and household items at no cost to them.

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Humble and Kind

10/10/22 – 10/16/22

Humble and kind is a non-profit that seeks to help families who need it most wherever they’re at. And while that is a broad statement, they also know that people’s needs are broad and varied. Projects they do include food, clothing, and hygiene donations, as well as booster bags for new parents who aren’t prepared

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Sidewalk Advocates

09/23/22 – 10/07/22

To transform the sidewalk in front of every abortion facility in America and beyond into a place of real help and hope and end abortion. Partners with pregnancy centers and offers financial and other kind of help to those in need.

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Sleep in Heavenly Peace

08/21/22 – 08/27/22

A group of volunteers dedicated to building, assembling, and delivering top-notch bunk beds to children and families in need

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Freeway Ministries

07/11/22 – 7/24/22

Dedicated to help men and women get off the street and into the church. The goal is for them to feel genuinely loved by the church.

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The House Experience

06/27/22 – 7/03/22

Intended to help married couples experience God’s love in their homes. A marriage retreat dedicated to show how to do marriage God’s way.

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Mentors of Bethany

5/30/22 – 6/05/22

Mentoring program for men and women. Partners with churches, shelters, jail ministries, and schools.

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Nebraska Diaper Bank

5/23/22 – 5/29-22

Nebraska Diaper Bank (formerly The Life House) provides diapers through collaborative partnerships to change lives and empower families in need.

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A House of Grace

5/2/22 – 5/8/22

God-inspired, grace driven, and people focused organization designed to develop emotional, spiritual, and physical needs through different kinds of therapy. Including mental, Christian based, and more

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4/4/22 – 4/10/22

4 month live in discipleship program for men. Specifically those struggling with addiction.

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3/21/22 – 3/27/22

Advocates for those with diverse healthcare needs and provides services that allow them to live full and meaningful lives.

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Sleep In Heavenly Peace

3/14/22 – 3/20/22

Their motto is that no kid sleeps without a bed in our town. With a mission to make a bed for each kid in the Omaha Council Bluffs area.

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Partnership for kids (P4K)

3/7/22 – 3/13/22

Provides College-Bound Mentoring and Goal-Setting programs for Omaha youth. Wants to improve Omaha’s workforce by providing educational learning to kids.

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Youth For Christ 2022

2/28/22 – 3/6/22

Wants to see every young person have the opportunity to know and have a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Wild Hearts n Horses

2/21/22 – 2/27/22

Wild Hearts n Horses exists to provide a safe and positive experience for youth and families to learn life skills and gain confidence through horses and the love and hope that is offered through Jesus Christ.

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KidsCan Community Center

2/14/22 – 2/20/22

Community Center whose goal is to educate, engage and inspire children through early childhood care and out-of-school experiences.

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Victory Boxing

2/7/22 – 2/13/22

Boxing ministry dedicated to providing a place for youth to go to for mentoring/coaching rather than have them on the streets.

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Good News Jail

2/1/22 – 2/06/22

Prison Ministry. Good News Jail is the largest supplier of chaplains for jails and prisons worldwide. Helps reach those who others have forgotten.

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Bethlehem House


Bethlehem House provides emergency housing for women, infants, and youth. It is. community funded, faith-based nonprofit providing long term social services, at no cost, to families. they provide pathways for attaining quality prenatal care, essential parenting skills, and economic security through education and employment.

How to help: Volunteer or Donate items

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Assure Women’s Center


Provides pregnancy tests and ultrasounds. Goes through other options in case of pregnancy, and provides other testing and treatment.

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Essential Pregnancy Services

1/10/22 – 1/16/22

Provides support to women facing unsupported as well as unplanned pregnancies. Including testing, ultrasound, and classes for those unsure about what to do.

How to help: Volunteer or donate items

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Restoring Dignity

12/20/21 – 1/02/22

Provides a variety of services to those coming to America with Refugee status. Education, Clothing, Furniture, In house Furnishing, etc

How to help: Volunteer/donate items on their website

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes

12/10/21 – 12/19/21

Teaches youth about God through sports teams in schools and communities.

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Youth For Christ

11/29/21 – 12/06/21

Wants to see every young person have the opportunity to know and have a relationship with Jesus Christ

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Community of Christ Food Pantry

11/22/21 – 11/28/21

Thrift Store and Food pantry that provides meals and clothing to those in need located in Council Bluffs. They accept Drop offs of all kinds of food and clothing

Address: 17 N 2nd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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11/15/21 – 11/21/21

Campus ministry that helps mentor and lead kids to Christ.

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Bridgeway Ministries

11/08/21 – 11/14/21

Prison Ministry. Helps those inside, and helps them acclimate to the outside when they get out.

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Least of my Brethren

11/01/21 – 11/07/21

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Fresh Hope

10/25/21 – 10/31/21

When hopeless people have a safe place to process their pain, and faith-filled hope is modeled and shared, they become hope-filled and thrive (in spite of their mental health challenge).

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Project Hope

10/18/21 – 10/24/21

Food, clothing, and other needs pantry. Our food pantry is a choice pantry available to families once every 30 days.We offer fruits, vegetables, breads, meat and dairy products.

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Empty Tomb

10/11/21 – 10/17/21

Their mission is to teach the Gospel to “anyone who will listen” They are ministry focused.

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Rejuvenating Women

10/02/21 – 10/10/21

Providing hope and restoration for victims and survivors of human trafficking and exploitation.Rejuvenating Women is a nonprofit organization providing hope and restoration to those enslaved in human trafficking. We are committed to developing long-lasting relationships with the girls and women who are deeply traumatized by meeting her right where she is at in life. We help them restore their physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

Office Number: 1-800-402-0601

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Step Up to Life

9/20/21 – 9/27/21

Helps provide training and resources to new leaders in their Christian life. Including booklets and other items to prepare for one’s spiritual journey.

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Micah House

09/13/21 – 09/19/21

On a mission to provide a safe and nurturing environment with support services for families and individuals experiencing the crisis of homelessness. MICAH House will help to end homelessness by restoring hope to families and individuals while preserving family unity; empowering all to live independently and free from the crisis of homelessness through community support and collaboration.

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Salvation Army Winter Night Watch Program

09/06/21 – 09/12/21

Our mobile food distribution trucks patrol Omaha’s streets from early December through the end of February, making multiple stops in areas where homeless people congregate to offer hot meals and winter outerwear to anyone in need. Shifts are approximately three hours, during which volunteers drive the trucks or distribute hot meals, beverages and winter clothing to those who come by.

Volunteers must be older than age 18 and able to lift 20 pounds and stand for 40 minutes at a time (Youth ages 14-18 can participate if accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times; the parent/guardian must sign up for a volunteer slot as well). Volunteer drivers must complete an MVR form and a one-hour driving course and be approved by The Salvation Army.

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08/23/21 – 08/29/21

Together’s mission is to prevent and end homelessness in the Omaha community. Together helps individuals and families through two main programs, The Horizons Program and The Nourish Program.

Phone: (402) 345-8047

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Set Me Free Project

08/16/21 – 08/22/21

The Set Me Free Project was founded on the belief that every person can take a stand against human trafficking. Using research-based methods, our READY to Stand curriculum engages participants in meaningful and fun activities designed to inform and empower. Our READY to Stand Curriculum offers age-appropriate presentations for learners of all ages.

Phone: (402) 521-3080

Email: Info@setmefreeproject.net

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City Sprouts

08/09/21 – 8/15/21

Works with Omaha-area residents, volunteers, and interns to grow vegetables, flowers, and herbs using environmentally responsible and sustainable gardening techniques in our community gardens and urban farm.

Phone: (402) 504-1910

Email: info@omahasprouts.org

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Birthright is committedto providing confidential, non-judgmental support to any woman who is pregnant or thinks she might be pregnant, no matter her age, race, circumstances, religion, marital status or financial situation. Birthright is a charitable organization that relies on the dedication, time and talents of volunteers and the generosity of donations to ensure it can persevere in supporting pregnant women.

Hotline: 1 (800) 550-4900

Phone: (416) 469-4789

Email: Contact@birthright.org

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Table Grace

Table Grace Ministries fosters healthy community by offering great food prepared and served with dignity and providing opportunities for transformation both personally and spiritually through hospitality, music and fellowship.

Phone: (402) 965-1276

Email: mweber@tablegraceministries.org

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C.O.P.E. -Christian Outreach Program Elkhorn

7-19-21 – 7/25/21

Helps families stay in their homes and keep food on the table by providing financial assistance, caring concern, educational assistance and referrals when needed most

Phone: (402) 616-2330

Email: help@copeinfo.org 

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Cross Training Center

7/12/21 – 7/18/21

To equip unemployed and undereducated adults through vocational training and job experience so they can attain employment and become financially successful.

Phone: (402) 590-2100

For training: jeff@crosstc.com

For social hall rental: leanne@crosstc.com

For auto donations: brenda@crosstc.com

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Save the Mommies

7/5/21 – 7/11/21

Mission to save Moms from pregnancy related heart issues.

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Email: contact@savethemommies.com

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Good News Bears

6/28/21 – 7/4/21

Club used to create a positive influence in children ages 4-17. There are field Trips, games, activities, awards, ect.

Phone: (402) 457-7820

Email: NOGNBs@gmail.com

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Hand of Hope

6/21/21 – 6/27/21

Helps those who have been effected by natural disasters (resources and volunteer building).

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Email: HandOfHopeOmaha@gmail.com

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Krok Center

6/14/21 – 6/20/21

Faith based movement that works with The Salvation Army, with a building for classes and activities.

Phone: (402) 905-3500

Email: Omaha.kroccenter@usc.salvationarmy.org

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Chance Bouquets

6/7/21 – 6/13/21

Uses flowers donated to them from weddings and other events to enrich those in nursing homes or hospitals.

Phone: (402) 880-8476

Email: secondchancebouquets@gmail.com

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Scatter Joy Acres

5/31/21 – 6/6/21

Scatter Joy Acres is a ranch ministry complete with a public petting zoo. They are a rescue organization.

Phone: (402) 709-9401


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Children’s Square

5/24/21 – 5/30/21

Programs that include counseling, emergency services for children, early childhood care, foster care, and residential treatment and education for children with serious emotional and behavioral disorders. Including family interaction programs to help restore lives and offer hope for a successful future.

Main Campus:(712) 322-3700

Children’s Center: (712) 325-1662

Omaha Foster Care: (402) 556-6765

AfterCare: (712) 225-9061

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Within Reach

5/17/21 – 5/23/21

A collaborative network of local churches, and church leaders that serve together to plant and grow churches. As well as help develop leaders.

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Impact Hill

5/10/21 – 5/16/21 (Iowa Based)

Creates a safe, positive, and welcoming environment for the recreational, educational, social, cultural advancement for all, through the restoration and redevelopment of the historic Riverside HS building.

Phone: (402) 807-5287

Email: impacthill2017@gmail.comor

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Life Runners

5/03/21 – 5/09/21

World’s largest pro-life team. “Teammates” that wear their witness. “To Remember the Unborn.” Running is optional, the t-shirt is required.

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Christian Heritage

4/26/21 – 5/02/21

Foster Care system that focuses on a Christ centered approach to raising children in hard places. Nebraska based.

Lincoln Address:

14880 Old Cheney Rd
Walton, NE 68461

Phone: (402) 421-5437

Fax:  (402) 421-5438

Omaha Address:

Herd Building 2nd Floor
4343 N 52nd St
Omaha, NE 68104

Phone: (402) 421-5437

Fax: (402) 884-5745

Kearney Address:

10635 1st Ave N
Kearney, NE 68847

Phone: (402) 421-5437

Fax: (308) 236-8992

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Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries

4/17/21 – 4/25/21

Carol Joy Holling Camp – Summer Camp that focuses on ministry. Overnight Camps, family camps, special needs camps, day camps.

Contact them here

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Nebraska Strong Recovery Project

4/5/21 – 4/12/21

Outreach program working with individuals, families, and communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the state of Nebraska.

Nebraska Rural Response Hotline: (Monday-Friday 8-5pm) 1 (800) 464-0258

Nebraska Family Helpline: (24/7) 1 (888) 866-8660

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Angels Among Us

3/29/21 – 4/4/21

Provides emotional and financial support to families battling pediatric cancer.

Executive Director, Suzie Nelson’s office number: (402) 934-0999

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Hope to the Hopeless

3/22/21 – 3/21-21

Program that brings an associate’s degree in Christian Ministry to Inmates at the Nebraskan State Penitentiary (Run through Crown College.

Email Steven Scott (Founder): StevenScott278@Yahoo.com

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Ratio Christi

3/15/21 – 3/21/21

Campus ministry that does apologetics for high school and college students.

Email Westley Farewell: UNL@RatioChristi.org

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