News at CEDARS

9. I love you exactly the way you are.

"Being able to build such a strong relationship where the client felt comfortable reaching out to me even after she was not at CEDARS shows the impact of the small amount of time we have with clients while they are in our care."

Serena and her mom Rhonda used to be close, but Rhonda’s substance use over the last few years began to have a significant impact on their relationship.

Each week, caring volunteers have been taking time out of their busy work days to spend time with the children and enjoy outdoor activities with them.

Foster parents Brian and Karren believe that it wasn’t any special quality that allowed them to make a difference for children, but it was the conscious decision to open their hearts and home.

On special nights in Lincoln and Omaha, events at Old Chicago restaurants will benefit the children and families served by CEDARS.