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Giving Tuesday!

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that celebrates generosity worldwide. Join millions of others around the world, following the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and help kick off the holiday season...

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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of physical assaults, threats and coercive behaviors used to maintain control over a current or former intimate partner. Abusive behaviors can include ongoing verbal, emotional, sexual, physical, psychological and economic abuse, and...

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Friendship Home Honored

The Lincoln Homeless Coalition hosted the 21st Annual Hunger and Homelessness Recognition Event on November 20, 2020. Awards were presented to recognize extraordinary efforts to serve people experiencing homelessness, hunger, and poverty. Friendship Home is honored to...

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We are Still Providing Services!

In this time of social distancing, when most of us are finding comfort and safety at home, there are some that don’t find their home safe. Unfortunately domestic violence doesn’t stop for COVID-19, and may often escalate...

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A 4-Star Charity!

Friendship Home recently received notice from Charity Navigator that we have earned our fifth consecutive 4-star rating. Friendship Home is one of only five charities in Lincoln to have four-star status and has the highest rating. According...

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What Are the Dangers?

Why does she stay? This question is asked repeatedly and by asking it, we hold the victim responsible for the problem, when the responsibility rests squarely with the abuser. A more appropriate question would be “why does...

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A History of Racial Injustice

This Month in History Friendship Home is proud to feature the Equal Justice Initiatives new digital experience of  A History of Racial Injustice that highlights events on this day in history as a set of tools for...

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Is Something Wrong in Your Relationship

Do you feel… confused about your relationship? like you are going crazy? that you are “walking on eggshells”? it is hard for you to spend time with family and friends? as if you can’t do anything right?...

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Anita’s Story

Anita, mother of two children, aged 10 and 12, had fearfully disclosed to a member of her church that her husband, Brian, was abusing her. That member berated Brian about it, which only served to intensify the...

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