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Giving Calendar: October 2020

Sep 30, 2020 11:42AM ● By Daisy Hutzell Rodman
journalist and writer Elaine Weiss

Oct. 6, online
Between the Lines featuring Elaine Weiss (Virtual)
omahalibraryfoundation.org  

Elaine Weiss is an award-winning journalist and writer. Her byline has appeared in The Atlantic, Harper’s, New York Times, Boston Globe, and Philadelphia Inquirer. She will be speaking about her most recent book, The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote.

Oct. 1
Escape Hunger Fundraiser (Virtual)
Benefitting: Heartland Hope Mission
Location: Online
—heartlandhopemission.org

Oct. 1-2
Angels Among Us Gala (Virtual)
Benefitting: Angels Among Us
Location: Online
—myangelsamongus.org

Oct 1-31
Marge Durham Walk for the Animals (Virtual)
Benefitting: Nebraska Humane Society
Location: Online
—nehumanesociety.org

Oct. 2
Ninth Annual David Ruback Memorial Golf Tournament
Benefitting: Nebraska Adaptive Sports
Location: Eagle Hills Golf Course
—@nebraskaadaptivesports on Facebook

Oct. 3
Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk and Festival
Benefitting: Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands
Location: Werner Park (walk) and online (festival)
—dsamidlands.org

Oct. 3
12th Annual A Vintage Affaire Gala
Benefitting: Autism Action Network
Location:
—autismaction.org

Oct. 3
BikeTOBER in the Bluffs
Benefitting: 712 Initiative
Location: Pottawatamie County Trails System, 100 Block
—712initiative.org

Oct. 3
Night of Champions Gala (Virtual)
Benefitting: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
Location: Online
—crohnscolitisfoundation.org

Oct. 4
Little Giants Seventh Annual Farm Run (Virtual)
Benefitting: Little Giants Foundations
Location: online
—thelittlegiantsfoundation.org

Oct. 7
Food Truck World Tour (Drive-Through)
Benefitting; Immigrant Legal Center
Location: The Mastercraft at Millwork Commons
—immigrantlc.org

Oct. 8
Love Your Neighbor Auction & Dinner
Benefitting: Open Door Mission
Location: Ramada Plaza
—opendoormission.org

Oct. 10
Love Your Neighbor Gala (Virtual)
Benefitting: Open Door Mission
Location: online
—opendoormission.org

Oct. 10-11
Heals to the Pavement (Virtual)
Benefitting: Grief’s Journey
Location: online
—griefsjourney.org

Oct. 11
More than Pink Walk (Virtual)
Benefitting: Susan G. Komen
Location: walker’s choice with online opening ceremony
—komengreatplains.org

Oct. 13
Changemakers 2020
Benefitting: Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
Location: Embassy Suites - La Vista
—nebraskachildren.org

Oct. 15
Wine, Whiskey, and Wishes
Benefitting: Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska
Location: Champions Run
—nebraska.wish.org

Oct. 16
Legacy Gala
Benefitting: Women on a Mission for Change
Location: TBA
—womenonamissionomaha.org

Oct 16-18
Kids & Clays Sporting Tournament
Benefitting: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Omaha
Location: TBD
—rmhcomaha.org

Oct. 18
Omaha Hot Cider Hustle Half Marathon & 5k
Benefitting: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
Location: Skutt Catholic High School
—nebraskaruns.com/hotciderhustle

Oct. 18
Bags & Beer
Benefitting: Kicks for a Cure
Location: Nebraska Brewing Co.
—kicksforacure.org

Oct. 20
A Time for Hope & Healing 2020 with Scarlett & JT Lewis (Virtual)
Benefitting: The Kim Foundation
Location: online
—kimfoundation.org

Oct. 20
Fremont Family Friends (Virtual)
Benefitting: Lutheran Family Services
Location: online
—lfsneb.org

Oct. 20-24
KIOS Fall Fund Drive
Benefitting: KIOS
Location: On-air, online
—kios.org

Oct. 23
Vision BeYOND Sight
Benefitting: Outlook Nebraska
Location: Embassy Suites - La Vista
—outlookne.org

Oct. 24
2020 Angel Flight
Benefiting: Skutt Catholic High School
Location: Skutt Catholic High School
—skuttcatholic.com

Oct. 24
Party at the Bowtruss
Benefitting: KANEKO
Location: KANEKO
—thekaneko.org

Oct. 24
Polka Dots  & Moonbeams
Benefiting: Joslyn Castle Trust
Location: Joslyn Castle
—joslyncastle.com 

Oct. 25
Comfort Food Classic
Benefitting: Grief’s Journey
Location: Hilton Omaha
—griefsjourney.org

Oct. 28
Partners in Possibilities (Virtual)
Benefitting: Mosaic
Location: Online
—mosaicinfo.org

Oct. 29
Signature Chefs Auction (Virtual)
Benefitting: March of Dimes
Location: Online
—signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org

Oct. 30
Hops & Grapes Festival
Benefitting: Partnership 4 Kids
Location: Hilton Downtown
—p4k.org

Oct. 30
Bemis Benefit Auction (Virtual)
Benefitting: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Location: Online
—bemiscenter.org

This article first appeared in the October 2020 issue of Omaha Magazine. Click here to subscribe to the print edition.