Aug 15, 2018 01:07PM
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Mission StatementBethlehem House meets the needs of families facing economic insecurity and crisis pregnancy by providing residential housing and long-term pathways to quality health care, parenting skills, and economic security through education and employment.
Wish ListMentors, mentors, mentors: call or email or details
Program funding provides:
- Family life: housing and skill building
- Aftercare: healthy independency
- Merit scholarships
- Financial literacy
- Support Bethlehem House financially by visiting the donate page on the website
- Diapers: especially newborn sizes and Pull-ups
- Gas cards: $10 denominations
- Bethlehem House Annual Fall Fundraiser Oct. 19, 2018
- Giving Tuesday Nov. 27, 2018
BackgroundFounded in 2005, Bethlehem House provides emergency housing for women, infants, and youth. It is a community-funded, faith-based, nonprofit organization providing social services, at no cost, to families. Structured programming and case management by trauma-informed staff members helps women develop life skills, build accountability, gain financial literacy, and set goals through a 12-course family life program.
Brag LinesThanks to Bethlehem House, more than 250 mothers have received shelter and love, allowing them to choose life and a healthy redirection.
During 2017, 87 percent of graduates went on to maintain stable, independent living.
The Humble Lily Boutique directly supports the mission of Bethlehem House, serving as the hub for volunteers and donations. In 2017, more than 27,000 shoppers experienced the store’s eclectic blend of high-end women’s fashions.
The new store is located at 10730 Pacific St.
Pay it ForwardMentor MoMMs. Foster relationships and help strengthen family support systems.
Donate. In-kind donations provide material items for the women and babies they serve. Current needs include: baby wipes, baby monitors, and gift cards for grocery stores and gas stations.
Monetary gifts. Monetary donations fund critical programing for expecting moms.
Shop. Visit the Humble Lily, Bethlehem House’s high-end women’s clothing boutique, where all proceeds support women and children.
2301 S. 15th St. Omaha, NE 68108 402-502-9224 bethlehemhouseomaha.org
The Big Give was published in the September/October 2018 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.