Service

Service is an integral part of the Freshman Leadership Program. Each year, members of the program are assigned a mentor group and attend weekly service with their groups. This year, there are eight service sites that welcome members and mentors of the Freshman Leadership Program into their communities. The sites this year are:

Precious Memories Daycare has a long history with the Freshman Leadership Program, and each year the program puts on the Precious Memories Dinner to raise money for this organization. Precious Memories is a child care center that caters to the needs of underprivileged children in the greater Omaha area.

The Hope Center for Kids is an after school program with the aim of striving to "strives to faithfully inspire hope in youth and children in the inner city through education, employability, collaboration and faith." They have tutoring and volunteer opportunities and are located in North Omaha.

Jesuit Academy is an all boys Jesuit middle school, serving boys grades 4-8. Jesuit academy provides an unparalleled level of middle school education to an area with a traditionally high attrition rate.

According to their website, "Completely KIDS is an Omaha nonprofit whose mission is to develop youth and their families through Out-of-School Time and Family Strengthening programs in communities where they live."

According to the website, Kids Can Community Centers mission is to empower children and parents to reach their potential and enable older adults to maintain their independence. They strive to achieve two impacts through our childcare programs: children are ready for school and children are successful in school. To accomplish this, they have four Cornerstones of programming including Education, Recreation, Nutrition and Evaluation.

Children's Respite Care Center in Omaha provides strong educational and medical assistance to special needs children. Children's Respite Care Center works with children from birth until they are 21 years of age. They provide primary education as well as after-school programs for children with special needs.

Holy Name school (pre-K to 8th grade) has an after school program for kids age 3 and up. After-school programming typically consists of a healthy snack, homework time, activity, and outside game. They bring in outside groups like Kiwanis and groups from Creighton for different programming.

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