Kirsten Case Named Board Chair at Omaha Home for Boys

Omaha Home for Boys is honored to announce that longtime board member Kirsten Case has been appointed Board Chair of the Omaha Home for Boys’ Board of Directors. Case is the Community Liaison at the UNO Service Learning Academy and has more than 20 years of nonprofit experience in direct service and administration. Prior to

The Home Was a Blessing When I Needed It Most

The following account was written by Christopher Michael Shores, a proud alumni of Omaha Home for Boys. From 1992 to 1994, Christopher resided at the Home in the Shrine Cottage with house parents Robert and Cathy Cork. Christopher was 16 years old when he voluntarily entered the Home.  I was born and raised in Kansas

Thoughts from the Archives – Howdy Mister

The following account was written by the Home’s historian, John E. Carter. We are in the Home’s 98th year now and you will no doubt be interested in the century celebration we have in store. It is being planned even as you read this. In order to promote the Home and to build the friendship

OHB Acknowledges 2018 Grant Awards

Omaha Home for Boys gratefully acknowledges the following foundations and organizations for their support in 2018 with grant awards. Grant awards November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018: Aflac Foundation Anonymous FoundationAnonymous FoundationBank of the WestOliver & Ferrol Barklage FoundationClifton B. & Anne S. Batchelder FoundationBlue Cross Blue Shield of NebraskaRichard Brooke FoundationCox Community Impact

Omaha Home for Boys Opens Doors to Clinical Services Program

Expanding its continuum of care to include a Clinical Services Program, Omaha Home for Boys adds a core program to its service offerings and fills a critical void in the Omaha metro. On November 26, Omaha Home for Boys opened the doors to its new Clinical Services Program. The comprehensive Clinical Services Program offers a

Project Christmas Joy Partners Needed

Whether we are ready or not, the holidays are right around the corner. Can you believe it? This year Omaha Home for Boys is holding its first ever holiday gift and essentials drive for the young men and women in our programs. Project Christmas Joy will kick off on Giving Tuesday (November 27) and run

Feeling Alive – Fatima’s Story

In this video follow the journey of Fatima as she describes overcoming the obstacles of an unstable past to grow into an independent, confident adult with the guidance of Branching Out, Omaha Home for Boys Independent Living Program. Your Gift Helps Are you inspired by Fatima’s story? Today YOU have the opportunity to help other

Tracy Zaiss Joins Omaha Home for Boys Board of Directors

Omaha Home for Boys is excited to announce the election of Tracy Zaiss to its Board of Directors. Zaiss will serve as a Director on the 29-member board leading the Home. Zaiss is one of the most respected marketing strategists in the Midwest where she founded Zaiss & Company over 30 years ago. She is

Jacobs’ Place Relocates to Main Campus

After more than 20 years of service, the Home’s transitional living program moves to the main campus. In 1994, Omaha Home for Boys began operating its transitional living program known as Jacobs’ Place at an apartment complex located three miles south of the Home’s main campus. On September 13, Jacobs’ Place left its home for

Thoughts from the Archives – 70 Years of 4-H

Chances are you know the Home is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020. Plans are being made for a year full of activities for all in our family to enjoy. Perhaps, however, you didn’t know the Home’s 4-H program is rightly proud of its 70th anniversary this year and is proudly expanding its program to