OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The 11-Worth Cafe, which shut down amid protests and the pandemic, has been purchased to serve those in need.
Together, an area nonprofit, said in a release that it has finalized the purchase of the former restaurant to expand its campus which sits directly to the south.
Together provides "services for those experiencing food insecurity, are near homeless or who are homeless."
Amid the pandemic, and in recent years, Together said its services have been more in demand.
Mike Hornacek, President and CEO of Together, commented, “We are pleased to announce the purchase of the 11Worth Café property. During this time when we are faced with a growing need for our services, this adjacent property will provide the opportunity for us to continue to serve and meet the needs of those who are most vulnerable in our community. Thanks to the support from many people and organizations, we have become a go-to resource and we are committed to providing services in a safe manner for those who may have nowhere else to turn. As we have since our organization was founded in 1975, we look forward to joining hands with our entire community to connect with, and help, the disadvantaged in our community.”
Together was founded in 1975.