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Our Mission

Providing food, healthcare, and a way forward to people severely affected by poverty in the Omaha area.

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Mission Moments

A moment in time can be powerful — when you need hope, when your life changes, when you experience something extraordinary. It’s in these Mission Moments that you feel the true power of the Heart Ministry Center. While the path that leads here is different for everyone, one thing is certain…Heart Ministry Center is special and brings fundamental change to us all — our families, our volunteers, our employees, our supporters, and our community. 

Raena Baitiong Raena Baitiong This week, we sat down with Raena, a faithful, friendly, and hard-working volunteer since 2019. We are ecstatic every time she comes by the center and are glad to have her be part of our community. See below to read about Raena's experience with the center. “The clients are my favorite part of the Heart Ministry... Read more Neal and Megan Neal and Megan Megan is from Madison, Wisc. while Neal comes from New York City. Both are currently juniors at Creighton University. Neal says that he started volunteering at the center back in 2019 and just recently started bringing friends with him in the fall of 2021. That's when Megan started to join. "I started coming this year... Read more Keni Keni Meet Keni, a volunteer from Hawaii that is currently a junior at Creighton University. Keni is involved with the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS), a club that seeks to better the Omaha community through service and volunteer activities. She says that her favorite aspects of volunteering are the interactions and stories she comes across... Read more LaTia LaTia LaTia said: "I came to Heart Ministry Center looking for resources for my community and got into contact with Daniel from the A WAY FORWARD program. He gave me a tour and I fell in love with the place. My favorite thing about Heart Ministry Center is the feel of it. You can really tell... Read more Mark “Vito” Spadaro Mark "Vito" Spadaro Today we sat down with Mark "Vito" Spadaro, a board member and groundskeeper of the Heart Ministry Center. “I moved back here from Boston in 2011. A really good friend of mine, Kevin Jackson - he and his wife had me over for dinner. I was telling them I was looking for something to do, something... Read more Ryan Ryan "At the Heart Ministry, I've learned to put aside selfishness and look to be selfless."  - Ryan Creighton University Nursing Student Volunteer Read more Mike Masching Mike Masching This week for #Mission Moments, we sat down and interviewed Mike Masching, the Executive VP at West Corporation. “I volunteer at the Heart Ministry Center four to five days a week and I’ve now been volunteering here for about three months. My favorite part of volunteering here is the people - helping people every day -... Read more

Thank You to our Sponsors

$ 250000

Our Willing Partners team provided nearly $300,000 in financial assistance in 2022.


More than 100 women and men have graduated from our Fresh Start Program.


In 2022, our Choice Food Distribution Program provided nearly 3.2 million pounds of food items to community members.