Be a Hometown Hero
This summer you can give back to communities outside the greater Lincoln and Omaha city limits who join in our mission to help save lives.
Donate blood at an upcoming Hometown Heroes blood drive or join our Hometown Heroes blood drive program by sponsoring a blood drive. The summer program, which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, awards communities that pull together for the cause of blood donation with monetary funds for a community or organizational project.
Download the Hometown Heroes Guidelines to see if your community qualifies to become a Hometown Hero, and let’s work together to build a hometown of life-saving heroes!
In 2018, 25 Hometown Hero campaign participants collected 985 life-saving units of blood and were awarded $7,057 collectively!
- Beaver Crossing Fire Department: $217
- The Alexis Project: $637
- Byron Community: $364
- Dorchester Fire Department: $126
- Jefferson Community Health & Life: $224
- Little Giants Foundation: $738
- Southeast Community College–Milford: $1,162
- Osceola: $565
- Isabella Hernandez Foundation: $126
- Cattle Bank & Trust: $511
- Faith Lutheran Church: $574
- Plains Equipment Group: $224
- Kelly's Paradise: $126
- Tamora Fire Department: $343
- Utica Community: $329
- Monsanto & Waco Fire Department: $294
- Waverly Kiwanis: $196
- Mycogen Seeds & Nebraska Correctional Center for Women: $301
Email or call 402-486-9414 to learn more about helping save lives in our community.