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Charity Chicks Omaha
"Be the change you want to see in the world." - Gandhi

The need for charity in Omaha:

  • Did you know that Omaha has one of the highest percentages of homeless persons in the country? ( source: Omaha.com )
  • Did you know that the average homeless age in Omaha is 9 ? (source: https://urbanpovertyfcc.wordpress.com/ )
  • Did you know that every year 1,000 Omaha youths fail to graduate with their classmates? (source: Omaha.com )
  • Did you know that there is sex trafficking of young adults and children in the Omaha area? (source: KETV)
  • Did you know that cats are a problem in Omaha, and many don't find a good home? (source: Nebraska Humane Society)

** Let's help raise awareness about: Homelessness, dropouts, prostitution, bullying, sex trafficking , LGBT issues, taking care of our earth, taking care of our animals, suicide, and gangs.

** Let's do group volunteer events for organizational events, and our own planned outings (such as taking food to the homeless, or being street advocates raising awareness about various issue).

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About me

I can't say that I knew many of these statistics, but I do now. I want to do something. I want to do MORE. Many times, volunteer events and organizations want groups. While that's understandable, I'm just me. And although it has been said that one person can change the world - a group is a force. Let's be that force. Let's make a change in Omaha so that future generations will live in a safer and more knowledgeable city than they would have before. Let's help those who are working daily to help those who can't speak for themselves, and those who can - but won't. Join me in making a difference.

About the group

As this is a new group, I would like to start basic and build from that. My goals for the next year consist of:

  • Group volunteer event every other month (six per year).
  • One fundraiser next November. This would start with something small, and something much larger in the future.

Although the membership will be free, I believe that we will eventually have membership dues. Why? To conduct a large event, we will undoubtedly need money on hand. And well, we aren't raising money for us, we are raising money for them. However, membership will be free for now.

Please Note: Before it comes up, this group will not advocate for nor against political topics and/or agendas.

Current membership requirements:

  • Female
  • Residing in Omaha - or near enough to drive to events
  • Attend two volunteer events per year
  • (optional) Assist in organizing annual event, or volunteer to do "day of" activities.

Signup!

With all of that said, are you still interested? It is my hope and desire that you are! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at the email address indicated in this post. At that point, I will send you a link to a web form for contact information, and a link to the mailing list. After we have at least five people of interest, I will contact you with our first meeting details.

  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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