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An Evening with Ndamukong Suh

The Friends of Jacobs' Place

On July 23rd, a benefit for Jacobs' Place was held to support programs that allow independent living for at-risk young adults in Omaha.

 


 

Several former Nebraska Cornhusker football players, Ndamukong Suh, Aaron Davis, Phillip Dillard and Guy Rozier spoke about overcoming adversities at the event.

In attendance were Mayor Suttle, Senator Brenda Council, City Councilman Ben Gray, officers from NOBLE, the State Patrol Department and the Sheriff’s Office.

Also in attendance were a few of Guy Rozier’s friends, including his brother, Mike, and Tommie Frazier. Ngum Suh, Ndamukong’s sister, Omaha Home for Boys Director and Scott Hazelrigg.

Jacobs’ Place is a residence where the kids have their own apartments, learn cooking and cleaning skills, learn nutrition, learn how to dress, keep a checkbook and find jobs.  Under the direction of Darryl Summers, the program helps about 100 youngsters each year.

For more information about Jacob’s Place or Omaha Home for Boys, visit www.omahahomeforboys.org.

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