Gjornae’s sky-blue five-bedroom, two-bathroom home just east of what was the abandoned, former Wintergreen Apartments site is more than a home.
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Affordable housing in Omaha has been helped, in part, by three women and numerous women volunteers over nearly three decades. Mona and her “girls”, Norma and Meredith, are one unstoppable team that has contributed thousands of hours to build hundreds of houses to help build a strong community.
Jim Wood’s birthday has morphed into a yearly barn dance community event. He is happy to celebrate for a good cause by keeping the dancing beat on the upright bass.
Twenty-five years is a significant milestone, especially when serving the community through nonprofit leadership.
In a recent sit down with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha CEO Amanda Brewer, she reflected on her 25-years with the community organization that builds equity in people to help them achieve the American Dream – owning their own home.
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.