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2017 September/October Giving Events

Aug 28, 2017 05:36PM ● By Callie Olson

Featured Event

March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction 2017 Embassy Suites-La Vista signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org

Local chefs will prepare culinary delights to raise money for research, education, and prevention of birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. Eat and support a good cause while participating in the Live Auction and Fund the Mission at Embassy Suites-La Vista on Oct. 5 (5-9:30 p.m.).


September/October Charitable Events

Sept. 7 (5-9 p.m.) Fourth Annual 9/11 Memorial Benefit Benefiting: The First Responders Foundation Location: Omaha Design Center —firstrespondersomaha.org/event/4th-annual-911-memorial-benefit

Sept. 7 (5-9 p.m.) 11th Annual Brew Haha Benefiting: Habitat for Humanity Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village —habitatomaha.org/brewhaha

Sept. 8 (7-9:30 p.m.) Wings & Wheels Benefiting: Ronald McDonald House Charities Omaha Location: Signature Flight Support —rmhcomaha.org/fundraising-events/wings-wheels

Sept. 9 (5-9 p.m.) Vintage Affaire Gala Benefiting: Autism Action Partnership Location: La Vista Conference Center —autismaction.org/events/vintage-affaire-gala

Sept. 9 (9-10:30 a.m.) 23rd Annual Siena/Francis House 5K Walk/Run Benefiting: Siena/Francis House Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village —siennafrancis.org

Sept. 9 (6-9 p.m.) Destino Dinner 2017 Location: Baxter Arena Benefiting: Latino Center of the Midlands —501auctions.com/destino

Sept. 10 (8 a.m.) Fight For Air Corporate Cup Benefiting: American Lung Association Location: Aksarben Village —action.lung.org

Sept. 10 (noon-4 p.m.) Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Location: Lewis & Clark Landing —afsp.donordrive.com

Sept. 10 (1-5 p.m.) Taste of Florence Benefiting: Senior Health Foundation Location: Florence Home Healthcare —tasteofflorence.net

Sept. 15-17 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show Benefiting: Lauritzen Gardens Location: Lauritzen Gardens —omahaantiqueshow.org

Sept. 15 (5:30-9 p.m.) Zoofari 2017: Night of the Tiger Benefiting: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Location: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium —omahazoofoundation.org

Sept. 22 (6-9 p.m.) Open Space Soiree 2017 Benefiting: KANEKO Location: KANEKO —thekaneko.org

Sept. 22 (6-9 p.m.) Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Benefiting: Project Harmony Location: Champion’s Run —projectharmony.com

Sept. 22 (6-9 p.m.) 30th Birthday Gala Benefiting: Voices for Children Nebraska Location: Omaha Design Center —voicesforchildren.com

Sept. 15-24 Omaha Restaurant Week Benefiting: Food Bank for the Heartland Location: varies —facebook.com/omaharestaurantweek

Sept. 28 (5:30-9 p.m.) Night in the Neighborhood: Celebrating 10 Years Benefiting: Completely KIDS Location: Founders One Nine —completelykids.org/events

Sept. 28 (5-8:30 p.m.) Love your Neighbor Annual Auction & Dinner Benefiting: Open Door Mission Location: Embassy Suites Conference Center —opendoormission.org/news-and-events

Sept. 29 (6:15-9:30 p.m.) Imagine Our Youth Fundraising Celebration Benefiting: Omaha Home for Boys Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —omahahomeforboys.org

Sept. 30 (6-10 p.m.) Black Tie Harvest for Scholarships Benefiting: Iowa Western Student Scholarships Location: Iowa Western Kanesville Arena —foundation.iwcc.edu/blacktie

Sept. 30 (6-9 p.m.) Nebraska Ataxia Engagement Party Benefiting: Nebraska Ataxia Location: Creighton Preparatory School —nebraskaataxia.org/events

Oct. 1 (4-7 p.m.) Blues & Barbecue Harvest Party Benefiting: No More Empty Pots and Florence Mill Location: Florence Mill —nmepomaha.org

Oct. 5 (5-9:30 p.m.) Signature Chefs Auction Benefiting: March of Dimes Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —signaturechefs.org/omaha

Oct. 6 (7-10 p.m.) Hops & Grapes Fall Festival, A Special Benefit for Partnership 4 Kids Benefiting: Partnership 4 Kids Location: Founders One-Nine —p4k.org

Oct. 8 (7-10 a.m.) Komen Nebraska Race for the Cure Benefiting: Susan G. Komen Great Plains Location: Baxter Arena —komengreatplains.org

Oct. 10 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Changemakers 2017 Benefiting: Nebraska Children and Families Foundation Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —nebraskachildren.org

Oct. 13 (5-9 p.m.) HomeGrown Benefiting: Nebraska Children’s Home Society Location: Nebraska Brewing Co. Taproom —nchs.org

Oct. 14 (3-8 p.m.) HEALs to the Pavement for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Benefiting: HEALing Embrace Location: Lake Zorinsky —healingembrace.org

Oct. 13 (6:30-11 p.m.) Legacy Gala 2017 Benefiting: Women on a Mission for Change Location: DC Centre —womenonamissionomaha.org/legacy-gala

Oct. 19 (6-9:30 p.m.) 44th Woman of the Year Gala, Honoring Melissa Marvin Benefiting: Arthritis Foundation Nebraska Location: Omaha Marriott —arthritis.org/nebraska

Oct. 21 (10 a.m.-noon) Quarter Mania Benefiting: Open Door Mission Location: Garland Thompson Men’s Center —opendoormission.org/news-and-events

Oct. 21 and 22 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.) Kids and Clays Sporting Clays Tournament Benefiting: Ronald McDonald House Charities Location: Oak Creek Sporting Club —rmhcomaha.org/clays

Oct. 22 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) Ladle of Love Benefiting: Open Door Mission Location: Garland Thompson Men’s Center —opendoormission.org/news-and-events

Oct. 27 (5:30-9:30 p.m.) Benefit Art Auction Benefiting: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Location: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts —bemiscenter.org/benefit

Oct. 28 (6-9 p.m.) Aksarben Coronation and Scholarship Ball Benefiting: Aksarben Foundation Location: Baxter Arena —aksarben.org

Oct. 28 (7-11 p.m.) Masquerade at the Castle Benefiting: Joslyn Castle Trust Location: Joslyn Castle —joslyncastle.com