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Mutual of Omaha Supports Program During Take Your Child to Work Day.
OMAHA, (Neb.) Now in its fourth year, the Duffels 4 Dignity Drive, sponsored by Nebraska Families Collaborative, is raising money and awareness to offer foster kids something more than a trash bag to carry their personal belongings in during their transition into foster care. The program, which began in 2013, provides children with a new duffel bag filled with essential items such as shampoo, bar soap, a toothbrush and much more.
Mutual of Omaha took advantage of its recent “Take Your Child To Work Day” in June to teach approximately 100 12-year-old children of Mutual of Omaha employees the importance of giving. Mutual identified NFC’s Duffels 4 Dignity program as its volunteer project and the children spent part of their day at work decorating bags that will then be donated to the program.
The 2017 Duffels 4 Dignity Drive runs throughout the month of July. A donation of $25 will help ensure a child receives essential items in his or her duffel bag. To learn more or to donate, visit nebraskafc.org/duffels-for-dignity.