by Kelsey Bugjo0
Omaha Steaks to Participate in Omaha Gives
Omaha Steaks is proud to announce that we will again be participating in the Omaha Gives! 24-hour fundraising campaign to be held on Wednesday, May 21, from midnight to midnight. Through our Steaks for Good program, we will underwrite the hourly prizes – an additional $1,000, that is given to a randomly selected participating organization every hour. In total, we will donate $24,000 to this effort.
Omaha Gives! is an online charitable day of giving, based on successful giving day programs hosted across the country. Organized by the Omaha Community Foundation, the goal is to promote and grow local philanthropy in the Omaha area by inspiring the community to come together to contribute as many charitable dollars as possible, supporting the work of nearly 600 local nonprofit organizations. The number of nonprofits participating this year is up nearly 80 percent from a year ago.
“Omaha Steaks is proud to support a number of cultural arts, education and health and human service organizations in our hometown and across the country,” said Todd Simon, Senior Vice President of Omaha Steaks. “These organizations greatly enhance our lives and we are honored to support the Omaha community through Omaha Gives and organizations both locally and nationally through our Steaks for Good program.”
Last year, more than 11,000 people donated through Omaha Gives!, raising more than $3 million dollars for non-profits in the Omaha area. We were honored to support the 2013 Omaha Gives! campaign as the hourly prize sponsor and we are pleased to be doing it again this year. Organizations like the Omaha Public Library Foundation, Project Hope, Ballet Nebraska, Take Flight Farms and many others all participated. For more information about Omaha Gives!,or to participate, visit www.omahagives24.org.
See more on Steaks For Good by watching the video below.