Here to help!

We help low-income families by providing the basic needs and educational opportunities needed to become financially independent.

Our services include food distributions, a diaper pantry, household goods distributions, emergency services, English language classes, educational opportunities, and employment training. We also advocate for legislation and policies that help people overcome obstacles and escape poverty.

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1,600+

More than 1,600 families sought food at the Center in September 2021. You can help keep our community fed through this pandemic and beyond. Donate today.

3,500+

More than 3,500 new families have visited the Center since March 2020. If you're having trouble buying food or diapers, we can help with weekly and monthly distributions for you and your family.

476

The Center provided diapers for 476 babies in September 2021. You can make an immediate difference in the lives of young children who don't have enough diapers to stay clean, dry and healthy. Make a gift to the Center today.

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Recent News

Sep 15
On July 19, we reopened our doors to the public and began distributing food and diapers indoors...
Sep 14
Our hallways are bustling with activity again, now that people are coming back into the building...
Sep 13
Thanks to our friends and generous donors, the Center had another banner Give to Lincoln Day this...
Sep 13
We are so excited to welcome volunteers back into the Center! Individual and group service...
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Upcoming Events

Nov20

9:00am — 2:00pm
3901 N. 27th Street, Door #3
Special Event

Nov22

9:00am — 2:00pm
3901 N. 27th St, Door #3
Special Event

Nov23

10:00am — 1:00pm
3901 N. 27th St, Door #3
Special Event

Nov23

4:00pm — 6:00pm
3901 N. 27th St, Door #3
Special Event
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I'm almost in tears. I can't afford to grocery shop. Every dollar for the rest of the year is basically already spent. ... I'm broke. I went to the Center ... I wasn't there more than five minutes, and I drove away with food. Thank you.

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Knowing we can come to the Center for food every week has been a godsend. Between that and the diapers we receive once a month - I feel like we might actually get through this OK. Thank you for everything.

Temporary Pandemic Client View All Testimonials
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I was able to get a better job after taking the English classes at the Center. Thank you.

Former ELL Student View All Testimonials
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I am so grateful for the Center. Without the help I received through their POP program, I wouldn't be a nurse today. Thank you.

POP Scholarship Recipient View All Testimonials
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