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Omaha Volunteers Take it One Step Further

Jamie Brown from Omaha, Nebraska, along with other members of the Omaha Atheists Group, volunteered to collect gently used plastic toys for the holidays -- little did they know, they would all end up doing much more.

The assigned recipient organization for their donation happened to be Nebraska’s largest homeless shelter. The shelter provides food, emergency shelter and clothing, along with outreach/case management to homeless families and individuals.

Some of the volunteers working with Jamie did not have access to gently used plastic toys but still wanted to make a difference. Jamie found a list of needs on the organization’s website and decided to take her volunteer initiative one step further.

All of the members came together and donated some fantastic gently used plastic toys. Along with the toy donations, they donated books, clothing, and other items like trash bags, blankets, pillows… even coffee mugs.

The total donation filled 3 cars to the brim and they had an extremely rewarding experience.

Thank you Jamie, and your entire crew. You have made a huge difference in your community.