Aug 15, 2018 01:07PM
By Sponsored Content
Mission StatementChanging the way America cares for children and families.
- Monetary donations
- National Hotline support (suicide prevention)
- Career readiness (vocational training)
- School supplies
- Boys Town National Research Hospital: Pure Inspiration Art Exhibit & Food-Wine Pairing Event Sept. 27, 2018
- Boys Town National Hotline:Fine Wine and Hors D’oeuvres Fundraiser Oct. 4, 2018
- Youth Athletic Program: Booster Banquet April 30, 2019
BackgroundSince 1917, Boys Town has given thousands of at-risk girls and boys the love, support, and education they need to succeed. Every day, abused and neglected children, and broken and struggling families, find help at Boys Town. The care Boys Town provides is uniquely effective because it is driven by the unwavering belief that every child and every family has the potential to succeed, regardless of their circumstances. When Boys Town saves a child, the positive effects ripple through the community, contributing to greater progress for society as a whole.
Brag LinesBoys Town is celebrating over 100 years as a leader in child and family care.
In 2017, Boys Town served 522,000 children across the country.
Crisis Counselors at the Boys Town National Hotline (800-448-3000) prevented more than 430 active suicide attempts last year.
Boys Town programs and services touch the lives of more than 2 million people nationwide every year.
Boys Town conducts applied research that focuses on understanding the problems children and families face in today’s world and identifying the most effective ways to help them.
Pay it ForwardHelp a child break free from the cycle of abuse and neglect and enter adulthood prepared to succeed. Get involved and help spread the word—Boys Town kids and families are everywhere. They are teachers, parents, engineers, and artists. Given a second chance, they have triumphed. Boys Town needs support to continue the amazing work the organization does every day—and has been doing for over 100 years.
14100 Crawford St., Mod 1 Boys Town, NE 68010 402-498-1490 boystown.org
The Big Give was published in the September/October 2018 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.