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Rappelling fundraising event at downtown Omaha high-rise

Posted at 12:33 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 13:33:32-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — If you're downtown on Saturday and see people rappelling down the side of an apartment building...there's no need for alarm. In fact, you can even join in and help support youth at the same time.

Today we'll be taking a look at an upcoming rappelling fundraiser taking place at the Highline Apartment Building, located at 2223 Dodge Street.

Organizers will be giving us a preview before the public event scheduled tomorrow from 9am-4pm.

According to release from the non profit Youth for Christ, special guests on hand will include Former Track and Field Husker/American Ninja Warrior Maggie Thorne and Former Husker Baseball Player Jeff Leise.

Click here to read their full release, including details on how you can take part.