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Give To Lincoln Day!
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Give To Lincoln Day!


Again this year, the Newman Center is participating in the Lincoln-wide non-profit fundraising event on May 31, 2018! Give a donation of any amount on this day, and your donation will be increased by a pool of matching gift funds through the Lincoln Community Foundation. In addition, some friends of the Newman Center have committed to an internal match! In other words, your online or in-person donations go so much further on May 31! 


Give to Lincoln Day is a 24-hour event that encourages everyone to contribute to Lincoln and Lancaster County nonprofit organizations through a single online giving platform on May 31. Give to Lincoln Day is coordinated by Lincoln Community Foundation, in partnership with local nonprofit organizations. Every donation given makes a bigger impact because nonprofits also get a proportional share of a $400,000 challenge match fund provided by Lincoln Community Foundation and the sponsors listed on their site.

Starting May 1st, 2018, and ending May 31st, 2018, visit the page below to make your Give to Lincoln Day donation!


Cash and check donations before May 31 MUST be given (or mailed) directly to the Newman Center at 320 N 16th St., Lincoln, NE 68521 and must be received by 5pm on Wednesday, May 30th. Checks must be written to “Lincoln Community Foundation” with "Newman Center" specified in the memo line.

Donations may also be made in person on May 31 by cash or check at one of the three donation stations listed below:

  • Lincoln Community Foundation office, 215 Centennial Mall South, from 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tower Square, 13th & P Streets, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • West Gate Bank, 6003 Old Cheney Road, 9:00am to 4:00pm

LCF will charge the same 2.9% fee as Firespring Foundation charges to online gifts. Fees received from offline gifts are directed to community grants for local nonprofits. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Complete details may be found here

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Nebraska Walk for Life
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Nebraska Walk for Life

The 44th annual Nebraska Walk for Life will be held Saturday, January 27th starting at 10:00 a.m. on the North side of the State Capitol in Lincoln, After a brief program at the Capitol, attendees will march 7 blocks to the indoor venue at the UNL Student Union at 14th & R Sts. Inside the Union will be food, hot drinks and information tables.

The Keynote Speaker (approximately 11:45 a.m.) is Ann McElhinney. author and producer of the book and movie, "Gosnell" about Philadelphia's late term abortionist Kermit Gosnell & his life sentence to prison on infanticide, killing infants after delivery.

The event will conclude by 1:00 p.m. (Baked goods will be accepted on the South side of the Union starting at 8:00 a.m. and by prior arrangement the day before the Walk.

Parking available around the Captitol and at downtown meters and parking garages. Dress warmly and come to this family friendly event to stand up for Life!) For more information contact: Nebraska Right to Life, nebraskartl@gmail.com or call 402-318-8291

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Carole Fest: A Concert Benefit for Gianna Women's Homes
2:00 PM14:00

Carole Fest: A Concert Benefit for Gianna Women's Homes

On Sunday, December 10th, 2017, Catholic Social Services will present Carole Fest, A Benefit for St. Gianna Women's Homes. Area Catholic choirs will perform Advent and Christmas songs of the season in the beautiful setting of St. Thomas Aquinas Church on the campus of UNL. The afternoon will also include a raffle drawing and refreshments following the concert.

The concert is $10 per person or $25 per family and begins at 2pm. See you there! 

About St. Gianna: In the Spring of 2011, we opened on a new 24 apartment unit which is sorely needed for victims of domestic violence and those escaping abortion. This is in addition to the existing three bedroom home we already have. Collectively, this program is called St. Gianna Women’s Homes. We now have the capability to provide a safe place for over 100 women and children. Though it will serve women of all faiths in the Diocese of Lincoln, St. Gianna Women’s Homes will not make any recommendations or referrals contrary to the Catholic faith and is staffed by the Marian Sisters.

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