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Stand up for vulnerable kids at 2019 Comedy Night

Stand up for vulnerable kids at 2019 Comedy Night

Join Heartland Family Service (HFS) and the Jefferson House Advisory Board at the 15th Annual Jefferson House “Stand Up for Kids!” Comedy Night! Your support will put smiles on the faces of vulnerable children from Dodge County and the surrounding area. This year’s theme is “Going Above and Beyond!” and will feature Omaha Comedic Magician Larry Brodahl as the evening’s entertainment.

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Join us for an evening of Peace, Love, and Understanding

Join us for an evening of Peace, Love, and Understanding

OMAHA, Neb. — The Heartland Family Service (HFS) Friends Guild invites you to join the celebration at the “Carnival of Love” Gala on Friday, February 8.

This year’s theme celebrates Peace, Love, & Understanding in our community. Come enjoy appetizers, cocktails, games, a raffle, dinner, and silent and live auctions, and rock your favorite pair of groovy bell bottoms at this casual-attire event.

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Salute to Leadership Award Nominations Now Open to Public

Salute to Leadership Award Nominations Now Open to Public

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – For the first time in the history of Heartland Family Service’s annual “Strike a Chord” Gala, nominations for the Salute to Leadership Award are now open to the community. The Salute to Leadership Award honors an individual, couple, or family who has exemplified leadership within the southwest Iowa community.

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HFS receives $5 million grant from Day 1 Families Fund

HFS receives $5 million grant from Day 1 Families Fund

OMAHA, Neb. — Today, Heartland Family Service (HFS) announced it has been selected to receive a $5 million grant from the Day 1 Families Fund to expand innovative solutions to end homelessness.

HFS will use this grant to expand prevention and diversion services; dedicate rapid rehousing resources specifically to families with children; and develop a transition support team to meet needs related to children’s services, peer support, and income and workforce supports to support resilience and expand skills that keep families housed.

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