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Executive Director Announcement

Friendship Home’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Leah Droge as the new Executive Director of Friendship Home. The Board cited Ms. Droge’s broad experience within the organization, her vision for the agency’s future and her powerful commitment to...

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Thank You for Stuffing the Bus!

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The Lincoln community literally “stuffed” the bus during our annual Stuff the Bus event on April 30th and May 1st. With the help of over 200 volunteers and countless community members, all four StarTran buses were stuffed full of highly...

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23rd Annual Stuff the Bus Event!

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Get ready for the 23rd Annual Stuff the Bus event, planned for Saturday, April 30th, and Sunday May 1st, 2022, in partnership with StarTran and Alpha Media radio stations. Stuff the Bus helps raise awareness about domestic violence and provides the basic...

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Spring Newsletter

Looking Back at 2021 with Gratitude Didn’t we all begin 2021 believing that “it” was over? That we could go back to our old normal or so we thought!  Read the rest of the article and full issue of the...

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Clothed with Dignity

Our phenomenal volunteers, Debby and Emily, recently tackled a huge project for us. In January, they volunteered a combined total of 112 hours to transform a once cluttered basement into a space that meet the needs of the families served...

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Executive Director to Retire

As President of the Board for Friendship Home, it is with great gratitude that I wish our outgoing Executive Director, Amy Evans, a well-earned and peace filled retirement. Amy’s 35-year tenure with Friendship Home has been nothing short of transformational....

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Violence Against Women Act

The Violence Against Women Act has been one of the cornerstones of America’s response to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking for the past quarter-century. Every time Congress has reauthorized VAWA, they have strengthened it to improve protections...

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

7 Myths of Human Trafficking Human trafficking is defined as the unlawful act of transporting or coercing people to benefit from their work or service, typically in the form of forced labor or sexual exploitation. There are several misconceptions regarding...

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Friendship Home Announces Two Promotions

Friendship Home is excited to announce two promotions! Congratulations to Angie Hilsabeck and Tisha Pulec. Angie Hilsabeck, a key member of our donor relations team since May 2020, has been promoted to director of strategic partnership and will steward and...

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