Story Collection: Community

We’re Proud to Be in Kountze Park This Week

We’re Proud to Be in Kountze Park This Week

This year’s Home Builders Blitz holds special meaning as Habitat for Humanity of Omaha’s fourth and final time hosting the house building extravaganza in Kountze Park.

Habitat Omaha launches Apprenticeship Program

Habitat Omaha launches Apprenticeship Program

Community strength and individual empowerment are fundamental outcomes of Habitat Omaha’s work to build quality, affordable homes. Our new Apprenticeship Program allows us to continue our commitment to these results through our role as a Nebraska employer.

Phylis’ letter: You can’t put a price on inspiration

Phylis’ letter: You can’t put a price on inspiration

Phylis’ street was revitalized during the year’s first Rock the Block held in Omaha’s Minne Lusa neighborhood. She shared a letter, reflecting on how the experience has changed her home, her neighborhood and her outlook.

My Little Part

My Little Part

Nobody knows Omaha neighborhoods better than the people who call them home. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Elvin Siebert who has lived in North Omaha’s Belvedere Point neighborhood for nearly 50 years. A community activist at heart, he discussed life in this historic area and his hopes for the future of the neighborhood he loves.