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Community Impact Award: Newhouse in Kansas City

Community Impact Award: Newhouse in Kansas City

Newhouse in Kansas City was awarded the Core Bank Community Impact Award for the first quarter of 2024 with a gift of $4,000 to support their Childrens Programming including play therapy tools, off-site enrichment activities, updated classroom technology items, and funds to assist specifically with a seasonal camp. In 2022, Newhouse served over 120 children totaling over 12,000 hours of educational support and childcare.

Polar Plunge 2024: Be Bold Get Cold with the Nebraska Special Olympics

Polar Plunge 2024: Be Bold Get Cold with the Nebraska Special Olympics

Core Bank employees, friends, and family were “chilled” as they gathered on Saturday, February 10th, at Lake Zorinsky to partake in another year of the Special Olympics Nebraska’s Polar Plunge. There were over 892 plungers with all teams combined and over 50 on the Core Bank team. The water was frigid, but everyone’s excitement and adrenaline kept people running toward the goal of reaching the buoy mannequin into the cold waters and back to land.

Poverty Awareness Month: Core Bank Supporting the Community

Poverty Awareness Month: Core Bank Supporting the Community

Did you know that the U.S. ranks second highest in poverty rates among its peer countries? January’s Poverty Awareness Month is about taking an opportunity to learn more about this social ill, raise awareness among others, and understand how everyone can help. People are more inclined to participate in efforts to end such issues, and while their efforts alone might not be enough for complete eradication, awareness is an important first step.

Community Impact Award: The Set Me Free Project

Community Impact Award: The Set Me Free Project

The Set Me Free Project (SMFP) was awarded the Core Bank Community Impact Award for the last quarter of 2023 with a gift of $5,000. Founded in Omaha in 2015, the Set Me Free Project (SMFP) now reaches various communities outside of Nebraska, offering evidence-based, survivor-informed trafficking prevention curriculums tailored to its audiences.

Santa’s Helpers Helping Families

Santa’s Helpers Helping Families

Core Bank team members are making the season brighter for families in need. A team of “Santa’s Helpers” volunteered their time to organize a Christmas Families gift drive for families that Core Bank adopted and did additional shopping to add to the donations.

Third Annual Core Bank Diaper Drive in November

Third Annual Core Bank Diaper Drive in November

Core Bank is kicking off our third annual Diaper Drive for the Nebraska Diaper Bank! The Nebraska Diaper Bank supplies diapers for families in need with children newborn to three across the state. There are no other safety net programs like SNAP, Medicaid and WIC to...

Community Impact Award: Seventy Five North

Community Impact Award: Seventy Five North

Seventy Five North was awarded the Core Bank Community Impact Award for the second quarter with a gift of $5,000. They were selected from among several other applicants also very worthy of the award. The Committee’s focus is on where “real impact” can be seen and measured, and Seventy Five North marked those boxes.

Community Impact Award: Omaha Home for Boys

Community Impact Award: Omaha Home for Boys

Omaha Home for Boys (OHB) was awarded the Core Bank Community Impact Award for the second quarter with a gift of $5,000. They were selected among several other applicants also very worthy of the award. The Committee’s focus is on where “real impact” can be seen and measured, and Omaha Home for Boys marked those boxes.

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