Event Recaps

Blue Collar Boxing

An Idea Was Born   When Mike McDonnell, President of the Omaha Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, first came to our CEO and President, Shawna Forsberg, with the idea for Blue Collar Boxing, she didn’t know quite what to think. Boxing?

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A Day at the Zoo

In March, flooding swept across Nebraska and Iowa, displacing more than 4,400 people in its wake. Many are still rebuilding their homes, lives and communities, and recovery efforts could continue for years. “It’s still really hard because you know, of

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Annual Meeting

Special thank you to Cobalt Credit Union for sponsoring this event, to Tim and Terri Burke for presenting the Campaign Recognition Awards, to Annette and Paul Smith for presenting the Citizens of the Year Award and to individuals who took

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Tocqueville Society Reception 2019

Thank you so much to these outstanding individuals for attending our Tocqueville Society Reception, and for all they do to make our community strong. Special thank you to Mary and Rodrigo Lopez for sharing their beautiful home for this year’s

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Another Wonderful Day of Caring

Our 18th annual Day of Caring was another wonderful example of how much our community cares about making the metro a better place. Day of Caring is a day of service where volunteers from across the community spend their day

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Tocqueville Community Forum

At United Way of the Midlands’ Tocqueville Community Forum, attendees had the opportunity to hear from a panel of insightful and dedicated community leaders. Each panelist shared why they are so passionate about serving in the Omaha community and giving

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