Posted: 06/07/2013 - A Lincoln nonprofit will make sure that low-income children have gifts to give their dads on Father's Day next weekend. The Center for People in Need is planning to give needy children the free gifts this Saturday, so they can have presents ready on Father's Day, June 16.
Posted: 06/06/2013 - About 175 tractors will join for the annual Great Nebraska Tractor Ride later this month.
Posted: 06/05/2013 - The price of a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett has already topped $700,000, and the online auction to raise money for a California homeless charity continues all week.
Posted: 06/04/2013 - Union Pacific is offering community groups grants of as much as $5,000 to help pay for railroad safety programs.
Posted: 05/31/2013 - Volunteers will serve an estimated 225 children in need during an annual dental health day in the Panhandle.
Updated: 05/30/2013 - The National Weather Service says nearly a dozen tornadoes have been reported in south-central and southeastern Nebraska.
Posted: 05/29/2013 - A 7-year-old cancer patient who had a trading card issued in his honor after he ran roughshod over the Nebraska Cornhuskers has found new buyers for cards set aside for his charity.
Posted: 05/23/2013 - Money. It's the only thing the Red Cross says is guaranteed to help tornado victims. Sending something else can quickly become another burden. "If you look at the pictures of Moore, Oklahoma, there are no houses," said Susan Epps, Executive Director of the Cornhusker Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Posted: 05/23/2013 - Residents in Lincoln and a group of Boy Scouts have collected 47,000 pounds of outdated phone directories for recycling. The Cornhusker Council Boy Scouts collected telephone directories door-to-door in Lincoln neighborhoods. Directories were also dropped off at parks and recreation centers throughout Lincoln.
Posted: 05/22/2013 - As the death toll rises for the massive tornado that hit Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon, some well-known relief agencies are jumping into action. There are many ways for those in Oklahoma and all over the country to help.