Christmas Giving 2012

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It’s time to kick off our 9th Annual Christmas Giving efforts. THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE GENEROUS DONORS and your continued support for this program year after year; service to our local Community is a key tenet in the Alumni Association and Club membership activities!

Quick recap of the 2011 Donations:
Total cash donations were approx. $5700 (63% higher than previous year!); additionally 9 ND Club members adopted local families (46 individuals) for holiday support. We supported 50 families with food baskets and gift cards at two schools in eastern Omaha. Our Alumni ‘adopted’ 25 families (62 children and parents) through Assumption Guadalupe Catholic School and the Grandparents support program at the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging (ENOA). We also purchased approx. $1500 worth of cold weather clothing, blankets, and hats/gloves/scarves, etc. for the Siena/Francis House homeless shelter and Assumption school donation center. General donations of toys, sheet sets, towels, bus passes, grocery gift cards and dozens of toys for Christmas given to needy families through the ENOA, Salvation Army, and Siena/Francis House.
Giving in 2012

We must relay our interest to the involved organizations as soon as possible. You can support this ND Club effort in several ways:

– Adopt a family: Gift donations will be due in ahead of the Christmas holiday; email:

– Cash donations are welcome (we will do the shopping for you); email:

– You can donate online through our PayPal Link (see

– Join the Gift Wrapping Party – Hosted by Joe & Catherine Kelly

§ Saturday, December 15th– 9am-12noon

§ Refreshments and wrapping material provided.

§ 656 J. E. George Blvd. Omaha, NE 68132

§ Rsvp to Joe Kelly: or (402)392.1046

The Omaha Alumni Club Board of Directors has generously agreed to match the first $2000 in donations this year! Please help us make this another record year for our growing program. All donations will be anonymous.

Please contact Amy Patterson if you are interested in adopting a family, part of a family, or would like to give a cash donation. If you use PayPal, please add this in the memo when you checkout. I know our efforts will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for your support!

Amy Hall Patterson ‘98 Joe Kelly –Co Chair