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Give to Lincoln Day, May 28th

On Thursday May 28th, the Center for People in Need will again be participating in Give to Lincoln Day!  The Lincoln Community Foundation is offering partially matching funds for the dollars we raise for this day, so your donation will go further.  Don’t wait to assist these families in poverty-donate now.

Father’s Day

The Center for People in Need is celebrating Father’s Day, Saturday, June 13th, 10am-Noon, by offering the opportunity for children to select a gift which volunteers will help wrap as well as create a card for Dad.  Find more information here.

Annual Report Released

The Center for People in Need has released its 2014 Annual Report.  It is available online here.

Center for People in Need – Now Filling Positions

The Center for People in Need seeks a Construction Vocational Instructor for a new Reentry Program serving those transitioning from prison to the community.  It also seeks to fill three AmeriCorps VISTA positions.  Descriptions of the positions and instructions on how to apply are available here.

The Face of Poverty Released

The Center for People in Need has released its 2015 Face of Poverty report, detailing the barriers that families face in poverty at the Center.  More than 60% of our clients live in “deep poverty”, less than 50% of the poverty level.  Shockingly, 84% of those individuals that work near full-time are still in poverty.  Read the full report here.

Resource Handbooks

Each year, the Center for People in Need releases a Resource Handbook that lists services for low-income residents.  Contained in these books is information about food distributions, emergency housing, health care information, and clothing assistance, along with information for many other services.  To view our most recent Resource Handbook (updated April 2015), click here.  You may also stop by the Center, 3901 N 27th St, Unit 1, to pick up a copy.

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