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Give Funds


Give Funds

In order to fulfill our mission, a steady flow of gifts helps tremendously.  We invite you, as a friend of The Hope, to give a one-time donation or become a member for our giving community, Seeds of Hope. This faithful group of people makes a monthly or quarterly pledge to enable scheduled giving and help us better serve the youth. For more information contact getmoreinfo@hopecenterforkids.com

All donations are

You can also send cash or checks to support Omaha and Fremont to:

The Hope Center for Kids
P.O. Box 3217
Omaha, NE 68103

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Give Time

Volunteers play an important role at The Hope Center for Kids. Their special talents and skills add depth to the program and provide role models FOR our youth.

Give Time

Volunteers play an important role at The Hope Center for Kids. Their special talents and skills add depth to the program and provide role models FOR our youth.


There are many ways you can make an impact by serving our youth and children firsthand. Our volunteers play a vital role in carrying out our mission. We work to place our volunteers in roles that maximize their strengths and passions. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Tutoring and academic support

  • Event Support

  • Special activity leader

  • Service projects and more!

Find out how you can serve The Hope and your community by downloading our volunteer brochure. 

Interested in taking the next step? Fill out our online volunteer application and attend a volunteer orientation. To schedule an orientation, contact Volunteer Coordinator Erica Julsen by email or 402.341.4673 x 1002. To volunteer at The Hope-Fremont, contact Montana Renter by email or 402.341.4673 x 1100.



The Hope's Mentoring Program offers life-giving support and encouragement through a one-on-one mentoring relationship.

Find out how you can provide meaningful support to a youth by downloading our Mentoring Program Brochure. Interested in taking the next step? Fill out our Mentor Application .

For more information in Omaha, contact Mentoring Coordinator Chris Harrell by email at chris@hopecenterforkids.com or by phone at 402.341.4673 x1030.

For more information in Fremont, contact Mentoring Coordinator Tara Starkey by email at tara@hopecenterforkids.com or by phone at 402.341.4673 x1100.

You have the power to impact a life today at The Hope Center for Kids! 

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Give Items

The Hope Center for Kids depends on the generous donations of friends for many items throughout the year.

Give Items

The Hope Center for Kids depends on the generous donations of friends for many items throughout the year.


Erica Julsen, Volunteer Coordinator
ejulsen@hopecenterforkids.com 402.341.4673 x 1002


Montana Renter, Volunteer Coordinator
mrenter@hopecenterforkids.com 402.341.4673 x 1100

New life thrift:

New Life Thrift generously supports The Hope every month! They will pick up your donations for you. Go to newlifethrift.net or call 402.731.9311 to request your pick up.

Stories Coffee Co.

A portion of all online coffee sales will be donated to The Hope Center for Kids. Located in Omaha, Stories is dedicated to support the city's nonprofit efforts. Buy beans here.


The Hope's donation wish list is now updated on Amazon throughout the year to reflect the organization's current needs. You can see the most up-to-date wish list here. Items are shipped directly to Hope. To shop local, see this list.


When you shop AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a donation to The Hope! Sign up to support Hope Center, Inc. here.


Download the Together A Greater Good (TAGG) app on your smart phone, select The Hope Center for Kids, make a purchase at a participating restaurant or shop, and take a picture of the receipt. The business will then donate on your behalf at no extra cost.


Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Planned Giving is a way to financially support The Hope Center for Kids well into the future by including our organization in your estate plan.  Your planned gift will leave a legacy, providing support for our mission for years to come.

Ways that you can bless The Hope Center for Kids with a planned gift include:

Wills and Trusts
Make a gift that costs you nothing during your lifetime by gifting a specific sum, a specific asset, or a percentage of your overall estate after your other obligations are fulfilled.

Retirement Plan Assets
Donate retirement plan assets and minimize the amount of income taxes imposed on both your individual heirs and estate.

If you are age 70 ½ and up, you can make tax-free gifts from your IRA accounts up to $100,000 annually.  The gifts count towards your required minimum distributions for the year.

Donor-Advised Funds
Gift directly from your donor-advised fund or name us as the beneficiary of the remainder of the fund.

Donate appreciated assets, such as stocks, bonds, or mutual funds, without incurring capital gains tax.

Life Insurance
Name us as the full or partial beneficiary on a life insurance policy or transfer ownership of a paid-up life insurance policy to us.

Charitable Trusts
Use charitable trusts to make a gift and provide for your family at the same time.

Real Estate and Personal Property
Donate assets in exchange for tax benefits, and in the case of a real estate donation, a potential income stream.

Interested in learning more?

For more information, please contact Brenda Block at 402-341-4673 ext. 1003 or Brenda@hopecenterforkids.com. If you include The Hope Center for Kids in your plans, please use the below legal information:

Hope Center for Kids, Inc. | 2200 N. 20th Street, Omaha, NE 68110 | TIN: 47-0826512

If you have already included The Hope Center for Kids in your estate plan, please let us know. Thank you for blessing our mission

*The material presented on this website is not offered as legal or tax advice.  We encourage you to consult your financial advisor to determine which gifting option is best for you.


Financial Integrity

Financial Integrity

At The Hope, we understand that every dollar entrusted to us can impact a child’s life.  That is why our staff views stewardship as such an integral part of our organization. We are constantly searching for ways to optimize the funds that we are blessed with by our donors.  In turn, we distribute these resources to where they are needed most.


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