LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - 10/11 News is partnering with KLIN and SCHEELS to support flood relief efforts being provided by United Way funded agencies.
Wednesday is Help Jack Give Back to Flood Relief at SCHEELS in south Lincoln.
1400 KLIN's Jack Mitchell, host of LNK Today, will be on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. to raise donations.
There are several ways you can donate:
- Text floods to 40403
- Give at unitedwaylincoln.org. Be sure to donate through the Help Jack Give Back page so your gift goes to flood relief.
- Mail check to 238 S. 13th St., Lincoln, NE 68508 (put FLOODS in memo)
- Visit SCHEELS at SouthPointe Pavilions between 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Donate $25 at the event and you will get to ride the Ferris Wheel with Jack for 15 minutes.
100% of donated dollars will go to United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County funded agencies who are assisting flood victims in Nebraska. The effects of the disaster are far reaching and, even though Lancaster County was not as severely impacted, these agencies will also be working to respond in communities outside Lancaster County.
Fiserv is providing a total match donation of up to $10,000.
Pinnacle Bank is paying the credit card fees, so truly all the dollars go directly to those in need.
WHAT A GIFT PROVIDES FLOOD RELIEF VICTIMS
- $25 provides a day of hot meals for one person in shelter
- $25 provides a cleanup kit for a family of 4: sectional handle with mop, broom, squeegee and push broom heads, pail, scrub brush, sponge, disinfectant, detergent/degreaser, bleach, trash bags, gloves, dust mask
- $25 provides comfort kits for 2 families of 4: deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, facial tissues, wash cloth, shampoo, liquid soap, lotion, comb, razor, shaving cream
- $50 provides a parent with diapers, wipes and formula for an infant while in shelter
- $100 provides a crib for an infant in shelter
- $100 provides a day of hot meals for 5 people
Jack is even getting some celebrity friends to ride with him. Grand Island native and "Voice" finalist Hannah Huston will be there.