Total to Display (Voices of Hope)
Total to Display (Voices of Hope)
Voices of Hope provides services to empower those who have experienced relationship violence, sexual assault and related forms of abuse. Services are free and confidential to victims of these crimes as well as their family members.
One way we live out our cooperative values at Open Harvest is through robust community donations. The Seed Program is a new simple yet powerful community giving opportunity that allows customers to “round-up” their grocery bill for local organizations that share a commitment to a healthy community, sustainable food system, and strong local economy.
2020 Nomination period ended on September 30th, 2020.
Final selections for 2021 Recipients will be announced in November. During a specified month, each organization will be featured and all round-up contributions during that month will be given directly to the recipient organization at the end of each month.
|April||Southern Heights Food Forest||$1,205|
|May||HarvAid / Wildlife Rescue||$713 / $655|
|June||Lincoln Indian Center||$2,435|
|September||Mental Health Association||$1,557|
|October||Voices of Hope|
|November||Food Bank of Lincoln|
|December||Food Bank of Lincoln|
Community Choice Voting 2021
Open Harvest owners are invited to select five of the ten 2021 SEED
Recipients. Since March 2020, the SEED Program raised over $12,000+ for local non-profits. Review the twenty local non-profits below and vote for your organizations of choice October 18 – 31. The remaining five organizations will be selected by our staff Harvaid Committee.
Learn about the Community Choice finalists below. Owners can vote online or by paper ballot. 2021 SEED recipients will be announced at the Annual Owner Meeting on November 5th.
We Can Do This is a community organization whose mission is to provide weekend meal service to kids at the F Street Recreation Center. We Can Do This is fiscally supported by Mystic Rhoads Productions, an organization that works to provide positive educational opportunities, healthy lifestyles and an appreciation of the natural environment to the communities it serves.
Learn more at: We Can Do This Facebook page or mysticrhoads.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
A child is paired with a role model, and a one-to-one relationship built on trust and friendship can blossom into a future of unlimited potential.
Learn more at: bbbslincoln.org
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach aims to defeat hunger and homelessness.
Annually Matt Talbot provides more than 100,000 meals to Lincoln’s working poor and homeless. Food pantries are also available for those who do not have enough food at home.
Matt Talbot provides beyond basic needs to embolden people to have hope.
Learn more at: mtko.org
The Bay provides a set of empowering communities that provide tangible resources for young adults such as a space to be, immediate help, access to services, job-training and mentoring.
Simply put, young people need three things: somewhere to be, something to do, and someone to look out for them.
Learn more at: thebay.org
Centerpointe is grounded by the solid belief that every person has the ability to recover, and makes pivotal treatment available for people suffering from mental health and substance use disorders.
By treating the whole person, mental health and addiction can be addressed together in real-time.
Learn more at: centerpointe.org
Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center seeks to engage people in the site’s natural and cultural resources by focusing on conservation of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem and the birds that rely on it.
The 850-acre tallgrass prairie sanctuary offers over three miles of walking trails, native prairie grasslands, wetlands and ponds, wildflowers and grasses, and beautiful scenic vistas.
Learn more at: springcreek.audubon.org
The Great Plains Trails Network is a group of citizens who advocate and support a network of trails in and around Lancaster County, Nebraska, for jogging, biking, walking and horseback riding. The network seeks the acquisition, development and wide availability of trails.
Learn more at: gptn.org
Nebraska Recycling Council envisions a future in which all materials are reserved for their highest and best use and landfill disposal is the last resort.
Our great wish is to protect Nebraska’s good life for future generations by maximizing the economic and environmental benefits of resource recovery in Nebraska.
Learn more at: nrcne.org
Montessori School for Young Children promotes and encourages the intellectual, social and physical development of children through education according to the Montessori method: a thoughtfully prepared learning environment, where a child will be eager to learn and is able to initiate the learning process.
Learn more at: montessorilincoln.org
Lincoln Food Fort is a non-profit dedicated to serving children in under resourced neighborhoods by providing more than just a meal. We seek to provide respect, love, relationships, and a constant support system in their lives. Feeding, loving and growing our future.
Learn more at: lincolnfoodfort.com
Sunday Farmers Market at College View is committed to sustainably produced food for food security and a strong, healthy community. Providing access to high quality, fresh food produced with integrity by local family farmers and producers, bringing value to the social, environmental, and economic fabric of our community.
Learn more at: sundayfarmersmarket.org
Prairie Pines Partners aims to be “a refuge for all living things.”
The Prairie Pines Nature Preserve is a protected area of natural interest and habitat for diverse species. It is sustained for conservation, nature experience and understanding.
Learn more at: prairiepines.org
GIRLPowR has the goal that all girls are empowered to explore and advance their dreams and live the life they choose for themselves.
GIRLPowR envisions a world where all girls and women are valued and regarded with the same respect and dignity afforded to boys and men, and work and learn alongside men and boys, with equal rights and rewards.
Learn more at: girlpowr.org
Bridges to Hope is a service for men and women soon to be or recently released from incarceration and are making the transition to a productive life outside of the cell.
Provides basic household furnishings, clothing and personal hygiene products at no cost to the men and women we serve.
Learn more at: bridgestohopene.org
Lux Center for the Arts is a community of art lovers providing education through art classes, artist in residency programs, gallery exhibitions, and community outreach.
Lux Center for the Arts’ is dedicated to transforming lives through art.
Learn more at: luxcenter.org
Mourning Hope believes no one has to grieve alone.
The Mourning Hope Grief Center companions children, adults and families before and after a death loss. Mourning Hope provides grief support groups, counseling, community education, resources and referrals.
Learn more at: mourninghope.org
South of Downtown Community Development has a goal to enrich the quality of life for residents of Near South and Everett neighborhoods.
Programs foster collaboration, economic opportunities, and community development.
Learn more at: lincolnsouthdowntown.org
Malone Center aims to create unity and prosperity throughout Lincoln while honoring our African American heritage.
Malone started as a community center in the midst of the civil rights era as a platform for creating racial and socioeconomic equality.
Learn more at: malonecenter.org
CASA of Lancaster County provide a safer atmosphere for children in need.
CASA provides a qualified and compassionate court-appointed volunteer advocate to every child who is abused and neglected, to ensure the fundamental human right of having a safe, nurturing, and permanent home is met.
Learn more at: casalancaster.org
Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society recognizes that there is a strong relationship between a healthy local agriculture and a strong local food system.
Promotes agriculture and food systems that build healthy land, people, communities and quality of life, for present and future generations.
Learn more at: sustainablenebraska.org