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2018 March/April Giving Events

Mar 02, 2018 11:22AM ● By Katherine Hartner

March 1 (5:30-9 p.m.) Celebrity Chef 2018 Benefiting: Food Bank for the Heartland Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —foodbankheartland.org

March 2 (7-10:30 p.m.) I-80 Cosmopolitan Club’s Gala: An Evening on the Italian Riviera Benefiting: Diabetes-related causes Location: il Palazzo —business.facebook.com/I80cosmos 

March 3 (7 a.m.) Heat the Streets Run & Walk for Warmth Benefiting: Common Fund of the Heartland Location: Midtown Crossing —heatthestreetsomaha.org

March 3 (6-10 p.m.) Irish Fest Benefiting: Catholic Charities Location: Marriott Capitol District —ccomaha.org

March 3 (noon-4 p.m.) Omaha Barstool Open Benefiting: United Cerebral Palsy of Nebraska Location: the Old Market —ucpnebraska.org

March 3 (6 p.m.) Cruise Away to Hollywood Benefiting: Stephen Center Location: Champions Run —stephencenter.org

March 4 (9-11:30 a.m.) 14th Annual Walk & Roll for Disabilities Benefiting: Meyer Foundation for Disabilities Location: Oak View Mall —mfdisabilities.org

March 4 (noon-6 p.m.) Hooley! Hooley! Hooley! Benefiting: Ladies Ancient Order of the Hibernians Location: Firefighters Union Hall —aohomaha.org

March 8 (11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.) American Red Cross Heroes in the Heartland Luncheon Benefiting: American Red Cross Location: Hilton Omaha —redcross.org/neia

March 8 (6:30-9 p.m.) Assure Banquet with Franklin Graham Benefiting: Assure Women’s Center Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —assureomaha.com

March 10 (5:30-11 p.m.) HOLT International Gala: A Benefit for Mongolia Benefiting: Holt International Location: Hotel RL —holtinternational.org

March 10 (6 p.m.) Silver Ribbon Event: The Heart and Art of Caring Benefiting: CRCC (Children’s Respite Care Center) Location: Scoular Ballroom —crccomaha.org

March 17 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) Ancient Order of the Hibernians’ St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon Benefiting: St. Vincent de Paul Society Location: Firefighters Union Hall —aohomaha.org

March 18 (4 p.m.) Celebration of Spirit Dinner Benefiting: Notre Dame Sisters Location: St. Robert Bellarmine Social Hall —notredamesisters.org

March 19, April 16 (6 p.m.) Breathe & Brew Yoga Series Benefiting: American Lung Association Location: Scriptown Brewing Co. —lung.org

March 22 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Scholarship Luncheon Benefiting: Phoenix Academy Location: Hilton Omaha —phoenixacademyomaha.org

March 24 (4 p.m.) Basketball Bash Benefiting: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Location: UNO Milo Bail Student Center —bbbsomaha.org

March 24 (1-2:30 p.m. girl reception, 7-9:30 p.m. reception and silent auction) artVenture Omaha Benefiting: Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska Location: UNO Mammel Hall —girlscoutsnebraska.org

March 24 (5:30 p.m.) The Gathering Benefiting: CUES Supported Schools Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —cuesschools.org

March 24 (6-9:30 p.m.) Celebrating Community Benefiting: Omaha Together One Community Location: KANEKO —otoc.org

March 28 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Fusion Luncheon 2018 featuring Jeff Lewis Benefiting: Nebraska Medicine Guild scholarships Location: Mariott Downtown —nebraskamed.com/giving/volunteer-services

March 31 (5-10 p.m.) March Madnezz 2018 Benefiting: Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands Location: The Grass Wagon —bgcomaha.org

April 4-5 (8 a.m.-4 p.m.) Speaking of Children Luncheon and Conference Benefiting: Project Harmony Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —projectharmony.com

April 6 (6:30-10 p.m.) Wine, Women & Shoes Benefiting: Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation Location: Omaha Design Center —winewomenandshoes.com/omaha

April 7-8 (noon-5 p.m.) NARI Remodeled Home Tour Benefiting: Healing Embrace Locations: various —omahanari.org

April 7 (5:30-10 p.m.) Fourth Annual Pink Ribbon Affair Benefiting: Susan G. Komen Nebraska Location: Hilton Omaha —komennebraska.org

April 8 (5:30-9:30 p.m.) Rock the Nest Trivia Night Benefiting: Central High School Foundation Location: Omaha Design Center —chsfomaha.org/events/rock-the-nest

April 10 (10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.) Assistance League of Omaha Style Show Benefiting: Assistance League of Omaha Location: Champions Run —alomaha.org

April 11 (noon-1:30 p.m.) 2018 Author Luncheon, featuring Dr. Michele Borba Benefiting: Completely Kids Location: Hilton Omaha —completelykids.org

April 13 (6-9 p.m.) Circle of Dreams Benefiting: St. Augustine Mission School Location: A View on State —staugustinemission.org

April 13 (5-10 p.m.) Kicks for a Cure Annual Dinner Benefiting: Kicks for a Cure Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —kicksforacure.org

April 13-14 (times vary) Big DREAM weekend with bowling, tailgating, and more Benefiting: DREAM (Developing Relationships through Education, Athletics, and Mentoring) Locations: various —joindream.org

April 14 (7-10:30 a.m.) Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 Live Forward! Run-Walk to Remember Benefiting: Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 Location: Skutt High School —kkad25.org

April 14 (9 a.m.-noon) Autism Puzzle Walk Benefiting: Autism Center of Nebraska Location: Ralston Arena —autismnebraska.org/autism-walks

April 14 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) Seventh Annual Spring Luncheon Benefiting: Santa Monica House Location: DC Centre —santamonicahouse.org

April 14 (4:30 p.m.-midnight) Cathedral Comedy & Cuisine Benefiting: St. Cecilia School Location: St. Cecilia Parish Center —stceciliacathedral.org

 April 14 (5-8 p.m.) Spaghetti Dinner Benefitting: Nebraska Miss Amazing Location: Celebration Covenant Church —@nemissamazing on Facebook

April 14 (5-9 p.m.) vinNEBRASKA Public Wine Tasting and Grand Auction Benefiting: Partnership 4 Kids Location: Hotel RL —vinnebraska.com

April 14 (5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.) Festa del Leone Benefiting: Roncalli High School Location: Roncalli High School —roncallicatholic.org

April 14 (6 p.m.) Blue Jeans Ball: 35 Years of Wishes Benefiting: Make-A-Wish Nebraska Location: Hilton Omaha —nebraska.wish.org

April 14 (6 p.m.-midnight) 14th Annual Barrister’s Ball—“Escapes to the Tropics” Benefiting: various legal projects Location: Embassy Suites La Vista —nebar.com/nlfevents

April 14 (times vary) Kicks for a Cure Soccer Exhibition Benefiting: Kicks for a Cure Location: Creighton Soccer Complex, UNO Caniglia Soccer Complex —kicksforacure.org

April 14 (6-9 p.m.) Feather Our Nest 2018 Benefiting: Fontenelle Forest Location: Omaha Mariott Downtown —fontenelleforest.org

April 15 (11 a.m.-4 p.m.) Pork Dinner & Polka Fest Benefiting: Notre Dame Sisters Location: St. Philip Neri Activity Center —notredamesisters.org

April 15 Humanitarian Brunch featuring John Quinones Benefitting: Inclusive Communities Location: Omaha Mariott at the Capitol District —inclusive-communities.org

April 17 (6-9:30 p.m.) Omaha Business Hall of Fame Gala Benefiting: Greater Omaha Chamber Location: Holland Performing Arts Center —omahachamber.org

April 18 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) At Ease USA Annual Luncheon Benefiting: At Ease USA Location: CenturyLink Center Omaha —ateaseusa.org

April 18 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Can Do Luncheon Benefitting: Kids Can Location: Hilton Downtown at the Capitol District — kidscanomaha.org

April 19 (7-8:30 a.m.) BPS Foundation Community Breakfast Benefiting: Bellevue Public Schools Foundation Location: BPS Lied Activity Center —bellevuepublicschoolsfoundation.org

April 19 (6-9 p.m.) A Night of Inspiring Hope Benefiting: Fresh Hope Location: Embassy Suites Omaha —nightofinspiringhope.com

April 20 (6 p.m.-10 p.m.) Night of Celebration Immanuel Auxiliary Location: A View on State —give.chihealth.com/nightofcelebration

April 20 (7-10 p.m.) RivALZ—Blondes vs. Brunettes Benefiting: Alzheimer’s Association Location: Omaha Sports Complex —act.alz.org

April 20 (5:30-8 p.m.) 13th Annual Men of Honor “Igniting Our Youth” Awards Dinner Benefiting: 100 Black Men of Omaha Location: Hilton Omaha —100blackmenomaha.org

April 20, 21, 27, and 28 (times vary) Bowl for Kids’ Sake Benefiting: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Location: Maplewood Lanes —bbbsomaha.org

April 21 (9-11 a.m.) Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run Benefiting: UNO Athletics Location: Baxter Arena —omavs.com

April 21 (noon-3 p.m.) Women Defining History Luncheon and Runway Show Benefiting: Douglas County Historical Society Location: Institute of the Culinary Arts —douglascohistory.org

April 21 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) Nebraska Lymphoma Walk Benefitting:  Lymphoma Research Foundation Location: Mahoney State Park — support.lymphoma.org

April 21 (5-8 p.m.) Bowtie BASH Benefiting: Creighton Prep Location: Creighton Prep High School —creightonprep.creighton.edu

April 21 (5:30-9 p.m.) Black Tie and Tails Benefiting: Nebraska Humane Society Location: Omaha Marriott Downtown —nehumanesociety.org

April 22 (2-4 p.m.) Walk for Awareness Benefiting: Conceive Nebraska Location: Turner Park —conceivenebraska.org

April 23 (noon-1 p.m.) Boy Scouts Citizen of the Year Luncheon, honoring Chris Murphy Benefiting: Boy Scouts of America Location: Scott Conference Center —mac-bsa.org

April 24 (6:30-9:30 p.m.) Celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood Benefiting: Omaha Community Foundation Location: Omaha Community Playhouse —omahaplayhouse.com

April 28 (9 a.m.) March for Babies Benefiting: March of Dimes Location: Lewis & Clark Landing —marchforbabies.org

April 28 (5-11 p.m.) Blue Jeans & Dreams Benefiting: Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy Location: HETRA Barn —hetra.org

April 28 (9 a.m.) Third Annual Brunch 5K Benefiting: Junior League of Omaha Location: Midtown Crossing, brunch at CRAVE —jlomaha.org

April 29 (noon registration, 1 p.m. start) Omaha Area Walk Benefiting: ALS in the Heartland Location: Baxter Arena —alsintheheartland.org

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm.