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Family Friendly Holiday Events in Omaha & Council Bluffs

Are you looking for some kid-friendly/family-friendly holiday events in the Omaha and Council Bluffs area? Well, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of fun and festive happenings starting December 9th. Check them out below!

This giving season, give more than just stuff to your friends and family. Give the gifts of experiences, charitable giving, delicious food, your time or something handmade.

The new year is right around the corner, and with a solid altruism plan, you’re sure to have the most successful giving year yet!

There are many ways you can say ‘thank you’ to the people in your life. Use these ideas both today and year round!

The workplace is a space to get stuff done. However, it doesn’t have to be all about making money. In fact, the workplace can be a great place to give back.

Although the weather is cooling down, that doesn’t mean volunteer opportunities are also cooling! Use this season to participate in activities made for the colder months.

This year, GivingTuesday falls on Tuesday, November 29th, and November is right around the corner! Whether you’re wanting to donate, organize a fundraiser or volunteer, the time for action is now!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands received a tour of the Tri-Faith Initiative’s Tri-Faith Center. The Tri-Faith Initiative a project in Omaha that brings together a synagogue, church, mosque and an inter-faith center that aims to advance the understanding and embracement of difference, while building upon similarities. 

Here’s a few reasons to celebrate this momentous anniversary of United Nations Day, and how you can use it to promote altruism within your own life.

Hear from Big Brother David as he shares his experiences with his Little Brother, Will.

One person can inspire change for the entire world. This year, celebrate National Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 22. Check out these ideas to help get you started with making a difference in your community and the world.

While Halloween is normally reserved for scary-good fun, that doesn’t mean you can’t get involved to benefit a scary-good cause!

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United States from September 15th through October 15th to commemorate Hispanics living in the United States and embrace their culture from Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

Living a positive lifestyle has more benefits than just “feeling better.” Focusing on positive thoughts can actually impact your overall health.

When it comes to saving our planet, small steps make a big impact. Every person can make an effort toward reducing their carbon footprint and living a more altruistic lifestyle for the world.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands has proudly partnered with Thrift World since 2017. Thrift World is a retail thrift store company that promotes recycling and re-using used clothing, accessories, and other household goods in partnership with non-profit organizations.

Take the time to find out how those around you like to receive gratitude, appreciation and love. You’ll find that meeting them with the love language they most appreciate will help strengthen your relationships.

Journaling can not only improve your personal life, but it can also improve your altruistic focus. As it turns out, regular writing in a journal has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits.

This September, remember to focus on you and your personal growth. Even small steps can add up to huge results over time. It all starts now!

Positivity is something you may not always possess, but there are ways to bring it into your life. Surround yourself with positive people, and remind yourself of the positive things in your life and the positive qualities you have.

Meet the newest staff member to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands!

In honor of Women's Equality Day, Little Sister Tylina shares her story. Tylina is a freshman at the College of Saint Mary and was awarded the Marie Curie Scholarship to help women pursue a degree in Biology, Chemistry, and Math.

Taking the first step to volunteer or get involved with an organization is hard, but these steps can help you dive in!

Any family should take the opportunity to experience what Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands offers. Participating in this program has helped my sons with self-confidence and understanding that there are beacons of light and purity that seek to improve the communities they serve.

Back-to-school time can be a learning experience for everybody, even if you don’t have school aged children. It’s a time to remember that no matter where you are in life, you can continue to learn!

Water sustains life. Therefore, it’s vitally important to all of us. This August, celebrate National Water Quality Month by being aware of your water habits and taking steps to ensure clean water for everyone. When we have clean water, we can lead satisfying lives.

Thank you for helping empower kids here the Omaha metro! I’m pleased to tell you Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands has many more options available to continue helping youth for years to come. I think you will find them convenient, too. Please call me so we might discuss these options further. 

Family Fun Month is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the end of the summer before your children head back to school. Take advantage of these creative and altruistic ideas in order to have the best Family Fun Month possible this August.

Take advantage of the simple ways to find total wellness during August to celebrate National Wellness Month.

Meet the newest staff members to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands!

Take some time this week to think of a way that you can make a difference in the lives of others and go do it!

Whether you choose to volunteer your time, get involved in the community or even commit time to strengthening your relationships, living an altruistic life provides many ways to impact others around you. 

Dani talks about her experience with MentorU

Many of us fail to follow through on creating a new habit that truly sticks. However, If you’re looking for a way to build a habit that lasts, there are some tried-and-true steps you can take to succeed!

Summer is an ideal time to get out of the house and have some fun with your Little! Check out these Free or Cheap Activities in the Omaha metro area.

Buying food from farmers and ranchers has so many great benefits. Consider stopping by your local farmers market to enjoy the many advantages it has to offer.

Juneteenth Celebrations in the Omaha Metro.
Learn more about local events, Black-owned businesses and other ways to support!

Don’t wait until it’s too late to focus on your wellness. How you feel trickles into your everyday life, which is why it’s important for you to put your physical and mental health and wellbeing first.

Pride Month: MentorU Story

When times are hard, it’s important to move forward and do what you can for others. Above all, open yourself up to listen and try to better understand the situation from your friend or loved one’s perspective.

June is the first official month of summer, which makes it the perfect opportunity to celebrate the great outdoors!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Receives Donation from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott to Empower Youth in Omaha metro

Teens these days are very different from teens twenty years ago.

Memorial Day is an incredibly special time in America’s history. This weekend, do more than barbecue. Take time to truly commemorate the meaning of the holiday and celebrate the servicemen and women who have given everything to this country.

Bowl for Kids' Sake is here again! After two years away, bowling is back and better than ever.

Summer is the perfect time to show your kids that giving back can be fun. Choose an organization that has a shared interest among your family and ask about volunteer opportunities.

Meet Graduating Senior & Little Brother, Martin!

All work and no giving back makes for a dull workplace! Talk to your employer about already existing programs such as matching gifts or time off to volunteer.

Welcome to our new employees, Event & Partnership Manager Erin Burke and Marketing & Outreach Manager Emma Steeve!

Use the power you have to make the world a brighter, better place, and you’re sure to also experience some of that kindness. Together, we have the power to change the world!