Kid to Kid Omaha – Save a Bag
Consider a shopping trip at Kid to Kid (1215 South 180th Street, Omaha, NE 68022), a resale kid’s store. If you opt out of using a bag for your items, Kid to Kid will donate the cost of the bag ($0.05) to the Lydia House! Every cent adds up, so take your friends, kids, and grandkids!
Together A Greater Good (TAGG)
Together A Greater Good ,”TAGG” is introducing a new way to make a difference WITHOUT spending time or an extra dime!
Here’s how it works:
1) Download the FREE app: Together A Greater Good, and visit any of the participating local businesses (80+ listed on the app!)
2) Tell the server/cashier you want to “TAGG” your purchase (on the app, tap the TAGG My Purchase button, and enter your purchase amount). Pay as usual (no payment is made through the app), and the business will provide a card for the app to scan.
3) Choose Open Door Mission. The business will donate 5% of your purchase back to us! Any day, any time!
The Savings Sidekick Omaha Coupon Book is filled with valuable discounts on local Omaha restaurants, entertainment, goods and services and even gas. Plus, your purchase will support Open Door Mission. Buy the book »
Mandy Mouse Lives At Lydia House – A Great Gift
Mandy Mouse Lives at Lydia House is a 30-page book written by Tara Rye and full of colorful, captivating illustrations by Molinda Sunde Parker. Mandy is a sweet little mouse that lives with her single mother. Through financial hardship, they find themselves living in their car in the cold of winter. One day servant-leaders from a shelter close by are handing out blankets to the homeless in the park. Through Mandy’s persistence, her mother goes to get a blanket only to discover the shelter has a place for them to stay and a hot meal.
Through this family’s heart-warming and powerful story, children are exposed to the reality of homelessness from the perspective of a character their own age. After all, The average age of a homeless person in the United States is 9 years old. Children also learn of the hope that a shelter like the Lydia House provides. Although the story is fictional, both parents and children are encouraged to seek out a real-live homeless shelter in their communities where they can donate toys, food, and clothing.
For only $14.95 you can give a gift that will feed and shelter someone in need! 100% of all royalties for Mandy Mouse will go to Open Door Mission.
Recycling for Charities
We have partnered with Recycling for Charities to recycle electronics that include cellular phones, PDA’s, Palm Pilots, digital cameras or iPods. Please bring your donations to our recieving area at 2828 N. 23rd St East, 68110.