Youth artwork displayed to increase awareness about foster care

Subtle chatter fills the corner of Hardy Coffee Co. in the heart of Benson. Two walls in the corner are lined with four pieces of art on each side, totaling eight art pieces. A rap song echoes [...]

BRANCH board of directors celebrates successful fundraising event

Tucked away in the corner of an Omaha brewery, young professionals gather. In just a few months, that very brewery will be the site of their latest fundraising campaign, hopefully, filled to the [...]

Home Safety Tips For You And Your Children

By KYLEE RYERS Injuries from accidents that happen at home are the biggest threat to the health and life of children. While 3.4 million children are treated for injuries as a result of an [...]

Teaching Your Children About Online Safety in the Digital Age

By KYLEE RYERS In America, 71% of children 12 to 17 years old use the internet at home. Whether it is to do school research, browse websites or playing online games with friends, it is important [...]

Transforming lives with your support

Your support is changing lives like Diana’s Diana and her brother were subjected to physical and emotional abuse from their mother and other adults in their house. It was anything but safe and [...]

Helping Your Child Battle Sleep Problems

By KYLEE RYERS School-aged children in America get an average of 9.5 hours of sleep, despite the fact that experts recommend 10-11, according to the National Sleep Foundation. This is a matter [...]

Families celebrate success in Healthy Families America program

OMAHA, Neb. — The breeze blows through the hair of families on a warm, sunny June day; families are scattered between white foldout tables and an adjacent playground while some decorate [...]

Summer water safety For children

By KYLEE RYERS Just because Nebraska is inland, doesn’t mean that there aren’t beautiful beaches and lakes that are great fun for all the family. Just think of the stunning Lake McConaughy in [...]

Raising Your Grandchildren program offers support, resources for Washington County couple

OMAHA, Neb. — A room full of unknown faces weathered by time and feelings of abandonment, isolation and loss is exactly what Washington County couple Bill and Nan walked into earlier this [...]

Psychological Triggers of Childhood Obesity

By KYLEE RYERS Obesity affects 17% of children and adolescents in the US; a figure which is three times the prevalence of the previous generation. This is a serious health concern because obesity [...]

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