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Assistance League® of Omaha is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) volunteer service organization whose members identify, develop, implement, and fund ongoing philanthropic programs to serve specific needs of children and adults in the Greater Omaha area.

» Monetary donations » Volunteers » Tax deductible donations of house wares, adult clothing, and accessories to the Thrift Shop » Books for young children » Printing services

UPCOMING EVENTS Christmas Caravan Preview Party Nov. 2, 2016 Christmas Caravan Nov. 3, 2016 Style Show April 11, 2017

BACKGROUND Assistance League of Omaha is an all-volunteer organization serving Omaha since 1974. The organization returns 100 percent of proceeds raised to the community through its philanthropic programs.

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Approved as an Early Adopter of GuideStar Platinum 2016 Top‐Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. Signature programs include: » Operation School Bell®, offering over 3,400 school children in need the

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opportunity to shop for new » Operation Bear Hug, school clothes at JCPenney. furnishing over 1,300 Operation Recovery, stuffed bears to children in providing support to women crisis situations which are recovering from chemical distributed by the dependency Omaha Police ACT/PSAT Review Sessions, Department and eight other preparing students from emergency agencies. 27 area schools for college entrance examinations PAY IT FORWARD Assault Survivor Kits®, supplying clothing and There are many ways you can hygiene items to over 400 support the Assistance assault survivors which League’s work: are distributed through hospital emergency rooms » Become a member and use and shelters your time and talent to support Operation Teen Parent, our philanthropic programs encouraging teen parents to » Provide a monetary donation complete their educations $85 clothes one schoolchild and providing over 600 books » Attend the Christmas Caravan to read to their children and Preview Party and awarding five college » Support the Assistance scholarships League Thrift Shop with your donations and patronage SEPTEMBER

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ASSISTANCE LEAGUE® OF OMAHA 3569 Leavenworth St. Omaha, NE 68105 402-342-4288 alomaha.org

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