COVID Vaccine Information by County
Looking for information on where to get a vaccine? Interested in how the vaccine rollout is going in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area? Check your county health department website: Douglas County Health Department information is here, Sarpy County Health Department information is here, and Pottawattamie County Health Department information is here. Vaccine Comparison
The Mayo Clinic website provides an easy-to-understand comparison of the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines including a look at efficacy, dosage schedule and eligibility. Find out more here.
vinNEBRASKA Virtual Wine Experience Omaha Public Schools Foundation Virtual Online at https://one.bidpal.net/2021vinnevirtual/welcome vinNEBRASKA and the Omaha Public Schools Foundation have partnered to create a premier wine event benefiting the students of the Omaha Public Schools. The event features an evening online program, virtual wine tastings from world-renowned vintners, a VIP gourmet food package with complimentary wine for our sponsors, and a silent and super-silent auction. Proceeds from the event will help fund Omaha Public Schools’ classroom programs and scholarships for their students. Individuals: $50 | Couples Wine Ticket: $200 | Sponsorships Available: Gold, Silver and Bronze opsfpossible.org Find us: The Giving Guide & Event Book
April 18, 2021
Art & Soup Visiting Nurse Association Embassy Suites Conference Center – La Vista parking lot There’s never been a more important time for VNA nurses to be in local homeless shelters, and your support is needed more than ever! Fundraising goes virtual this year because of COVID, but we have an interactive and engaging online platform where you can purchase one-of-a-kind artwork with 50 percent of sales donated to VNA’s shelter nursing program. Online art sales and silent auction are April 12-17. Art pick-up festival and soup tasting is April 18 in the Embassy Suites La Vista parking lot. With every ticket purchase, you receive a Soup Passport entitling you to a free cup of soup at each participating restaurant. $100 – Patron Party | $50 – General Admission (402) 342-5566 vnatoday.org/artandsoup Find us: The Giving Guide & Event Book
Girl Scouts Virtual artVenture Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska Embassy Suites Conference Center – La Vista parking lot artVenture is a unique program that matches small groups of Girl Scouts with professional artists for a collaborative, arts education experience. Working as a team from conception to completion, artists and girls create original artwork that is sold at the artVenture silent auction. Additionally, professional artists submit their own works of art into the auction, creating an even more spectacular, high-quality art event. Free to Bid Tasting Package for One – $40 | Two – $75 | VIP Package – $150
(402) 779-8230 girlscoutsnebraska.org Find us: The Giving Guide & Event Book
APRIL 28, 2021
a blend of fun & philanthropy Nebraska Medicine Volunteer Services Virtual The FUSION 2021 luncheon proceeds fund scholarships for the next generation of healthcare providers from UNMC and Clarkson College in addition to funding projects impacting the patient experience at Nebraska Medicine. (402) 559-4150 email@example.com Find us: The Giving Guide & Event Book
MAY 1, 2021
For the Kids Benefit:
Race for the Ribbons, Win for the Kids Omaha Children’s Museum Virtual: Visit ocm.org/fundraising-events Omaha Children’s Museum and the Rainbow Connectors Guild are proud to present the 2021 For the Kids Benefit: Race for the Ribbons, Win for the Kids. Dress in your best Southern belle-inspired hat or dapper bow tie and join us for our virtual Kentucky Derby-themed evening and support the children of our community. Evening events include a derby-themed watch party, live virtual event, auction, raffles, and more. See you at the races! Visit ocm.org/fundraising-events for ticket prices Find us: The Giving Guide & Event Book
MAY 8, 2021
Cabaret 2021 Child Saving Institute Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha La Vista Hotel and Conference Center | 12520 Westport Pkwy. A night of comedy to benefit Child Saving Institute’s (CSI) services for the prevention, intervention and healing of child abuse, neglect and trauma. Come and enjoy an evening of cocktails, dinner and hilarity for a great cause! Event Chairs: Melanie and David Hecker Adrienne and Patrick Fay. $175/$300 Table sponsorships available
(402) 504-3664 | firstname.lastname@example.org | childsaving.org Find us: The Giving Guide & Event Book
MAY 11, 2021
D.J.’s Hero Awards Luncheon The Salvation Army CHI Health Center –Omaha *Event may be held virtually due to public health recommendations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/SalArmyOmaha for updates The 23rd annual D.J.’s Hero Awards Luncheon will honor 15 deserving Nebraska high school seniors with a $10,000 academic scholarship each. Funds raised from the luncheon support Salvation Army programs that help children living in poverty in the Omaha metro. Peggy and David Sokol partnered with The Salvation Army to establish the D.J.’s Hero Awards in memory of their son, D.J., in 1999. $150 Individual | $1,500 Table Sponsorshipsalarmyomaha.org Find us: The Giving Guide & Event Book
MAY 15, 2021
Moonbeams and Big Dreams CRCC Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District, 222 N. 10th St., Omaha Moonbeams & Big Dreams is a dinner and fashion show celebration unlike any other. It will feature current CRCC children and alumni who have lived many of their dreams with CRCC’s help. Tickets $150. 402-895-4000 https://secure.qgiv.com/event/crccmoonbeams2021/ Find us: The Giving Guide & Event Book
APR 10 The Heart of Camp Gala Carol Joy Holling Ctr. LINKAPR 14 Completely KIDS Author Luncheon - Gone Virtual Completely KIDS LINKAPR 16-18Ms. Frizzle’s Wacky Weekend Omaha Children's Museum LINKAPR 22 Earth Day Omaha Children's Museum LINKMAY 5 Cinco de Mayo: ¡Celebrar! Omaha Children's Museum LINKMAY 14-16 Superhero Family Fun Weekend Omaha Children's Museum LINK
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MAY 8Stamp out Hunger Society of St. Vincent de Paul Omaha LINKMAY 5 Memories for Kids Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! LINKMAY 10 Fore! the Kids Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation LINK
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HUMANE SOCIETY! Ernest is a 5 year old boxer bully mix who is a nice boy. He is sweet but can also be nervous around lots of people or commotion. He would prefer to be the only male dog in the home and that children are bit older and understand he can worry over lots of action. See him at www.nehumanesociety.org/adopt.
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