Methodist College Mobile Clinic Visits FIA

Families in Action was pleased to host Methodist College Mobile Clinic and nursing students last month at our 32 and K site.  Nursing students, accompanied by their Professors, provided blood sugar screenings, height and weight measurements, bmi, and blood pressure checks.  FIA’s literacy students, along with our Families in Action participants and staff, were honored […]

FIA Receives Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Grant

 Families in Action (FIA) received a grant this year (2020) to address Childhood Obesity with our partner, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. According to the recent Community Health Needs Assessment, co-sponsored by Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, childhood obesity ranked as the number one concern of parents in the greater Omaha Metropolitan area. Childhood obesity […]

Families in Action: Recognized Nationally by US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognized Families in Action with a National Award for Innovation in Health Prevention and Promotion. Families in Action was honored to receive this award–a first for a stand-alone nonprofit in Omaha.

Latinas in Action Micro Business Begins!

Interfaith Health Services, through Latinas in Action, launched a hands-on micro-business and sewing program. It is rare that a project of this nature succeeds from the beginning, and we believe our demonstrated ability to listen to participants highlights the trust we have built up in the community over the years. Our track record demonstrates commitment […]

Spotlight on FIA Participant

Spotlight on an FIA Participant Vanessa, one of our Amigos in Action youth group members and her mom agreed to be this month’s featured on our FIA website. Vanessa, her mother and 2 brothers have been attending Families in Action for several years. Here are some highlights of our conversation with Vanessa and her mom: […]

FIA’s Children’s Art Program

Children of our Families in Action Participants take part in art classes.