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Omaha Home for Boys receives grant from United Way

Posted at 9:13 AM, Jul 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-10 10:14:39-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Omaha Home for Boys has received a grant of $126,800 from the United Way of the Midlands.

Thanks to the grant, more than 250 young adults served each year by Jacobs' Place and Branching Out, Omaha Home For Boys' transitional and independent living programs, will have access to crisis intervention services. Additionally, the grant will fund educational support services allowing those attending the Omaha Home for Boys School the opportunity to get a quality education.

The OHFB School educates more than 100 young men annually who are served by the Home's residential care program. The school focuses on helping students recover and accrue credits.