Girls Incorporated of Omaha to Receive $50,000 Grant to Support Transitional Living Facility
OMAHA, Neb. – Jan. 30, 2019 – The Pacific Life Foundation announced today it has awarded $392,000 in grants to 33 nonprofit organizations and 17 K-12 schools in the greater Omaha, Nebraska area. Girls Incorporated of Omaha, an organization that strives to inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold, received a capital grant of $50,000. The funds will support renovations for the Protégé House Transitional Living Facility which will provide dormitory-style housing for girls aging out of foster care.
Program grants, totaling $287,500, have been awarded to local nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture; civic, community and economic development; environment; education; and health and human services. The 2019 Nebraska recipients include:
American Red Cross, Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Region
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands
CASA for Douglas County
Child Guidance Center
Child Saving Institute, Inc.
DIBS for Kids
Food Bank for the Heartland
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha
Heart Ministry Center
Heartland Hope Mission
Hope Medical Outreach Coalition
Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates (iJAG)
Joslyn Art Museum
Kids Can Community Center
Latino Center of the Midlands
Ollie Webb Center, Inc.
Omaha Community Playhouse
Omaha Conservatory of Music
Omaha Performing Arts
Partnership 4 Kids
Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha
Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue
University of Nebraska Foundation, Omaha College of Business Administration
Volunteers Assisting Seniors
Women's Center for Advancement
Youth Care & Beyond
Youth Emergency Services
The Pacific Life Foundation’s 3Ts of Education program will award a total of $54,500 in grants to local K-12 schools where concentrations of children and grandchildren of Pacific Life employees attend. The education grants are designated in one of the following areas: teacher training, textbooks or technology. The 17 greater Omaha-area schools include:
Anderson Middle School
Arbor View Elementary
Blair High School
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School
Elkhorn South High School
Elkhorn Valley View Middle School
George Beadle Middle School
George Norris Elementary School
King Science and Technology Magnet School
Ronald Reagan Elementary School
Saint Albert Catholic Elementary School
Thomas Jefferson High School
Whitetail Creek Elementary School
Willowdale Elementary School
Wilma Upchurch Elementary School
Wilson Middle School
Additionally, as part of Pacific Life’s annual United Way Campaign, the Pacific Life Foundation will match every dollar donated by employees. Planned giving in 2019 to the United Way of the Midlands is expected to be nearly $60,000. The Pacific Life Foundation will also match employee gifts to local-area nonprofits, provide service opportunities for employees to give back to the community, and provide a team leadership grant in support of Pacific Life’s volunteer program, the Good Guys.
Supporting communities where Pacific Life employees work and live, the Pacific Life Foundation plans to give $7 million in charitable grants in 2019.
About Pacific Life and the Pacific Life Foundation For more than 150 years, Pacific Life has helped millions of individuals and families with their financial needs through a wide range of life insurance products, annuities, and mutual funds, and offers a variety of investment products and services to individuals, businesses, and pension plans.
Pacific Life counts more than half of the 100 largest U.S. companies as its clients. For additional company information, including current financial strength ratings, visit www.PacificLife.com.
The Pacific Life Foundation (the Foundation) was established in 1984. Together with Pacific Life, the Foundation has contributed more than $109 million to community and national nonprofit organizations. Grants are made to organizations that address a broad spectrum of social needs.
Pacific Life refers to Pacific Life Insurance Company and its affiliates, including Pacific Life & Annuity Company. Client count as of June 2018 is compiled by Pacific Life using the 2018 FORTUNE 500® list.