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Local Food Pantry to Provide 1,300 Children in the Omaha Metro with New Toys for Christmas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2019 Omaha, NE, Heartland Hope Mission- Heartland Hope Mission will be providing new toys for over 1,300 children this Christmas. Christmas in South O will be held on Tuesday, December 17th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Thursday, December 19th from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm and Saturday, December 21st from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm at 2021 U Street Omaha, NE 68107. Parents or legal guardians with children ages newborn -17 were able to register their children for Christmas in South O during the month of November. In addition to new toys, parents and legal guardians will also receive wrapping paper, Christmas cookies, stocking stuffers and a holiday meal to prepare for their family on Christmas day. There is still time to help a child in need this holiday season. You can sponsor one child for Christmas by donating $25 on our website,

“We want to make sure that every child is able to have gifts to open on Christmas morning.  For families that are struggling due to a medical situation or a job loss, it can be hard to afford to buy any Christmas presents. This program provides parents with dignity by allowing them to choose brand new toys that they are able to wrap for their children.  It also provides the family with a Christmas meal. Join us in giving hope to working poor families this Christmas.”Chelsea Salifou, CEO, Heartland Hope Mission

About Heartland Hope Mission At Heartland Hope Mission's South Omaha and Millard food pantries, families in need choose a week's supply of nutritious groceries including: milk, frozen meat, and fresh produce to prepare well-balanced meals at home. Clients also receive: clothing, hygiene items, diapers, and access to a client service specialist, who assists with SNAP (food stamp) applications and navigational services. Last year the pantries provided to over 45,000 people. All services are provided locally.

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