Contact Us

If you want to be a part of making sure Nebraska families are thriving, please contact your local community collaborative:

Growing Community Connections (formerly Dakota County Connections)
JoAnn Gieselman, Coordinator

Douglas County Community Response Collaborative
Mary Balluff, Coordinator

Families First Partnership (Lincoln and Keith Counties)
Caroline Sabin, Coordinator

Fremont Family Coalition (Dodge and Washington Counties)
Shayla Linn, Coordinator

Hall County Communty Collaborative (H3C), (Hall, Howard, Buffalo, Dawson, Merrick, Hamilton, Phelps, Kearney, Adams, Clay, Harlan, Franklin, Webster, and Nuckolls Counties)
Randy See, Board President

Lancaster County
Rachael Surmick, Coordinator

Lift Up Sarpy
Mario Hatcher, Coordinator

Norfolk Family Coalition (Madison and Stanton Counties)
Heather Hansen, Coordinator

Panhandle Partnership (Scotts Bluff, Banner, Kimball, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Sheridan, Dawes, Box Butte, Morrill, and Sioux Counties)
Faith Mills

Community and Family Partnership (formerly Zero 2 Eight Collaborative) (Platte and Colfax Counties)
Jackie Farrell, Board Vice President

York County Health Coalition
Erin Sams, Coordinator

Partners 4 Otoe County
Lisa Chaney, Collaborative Coordinator

Blue Valley CYI (Polk, Butler, York, Seward, Fillmore, Saline, Thayer, Jefferson, Gage, Cass, Otoe, Johnson, Nemaha, Pawnee, and Richardson Counties)
Collena Laschanzky

Sandhills Coalition (Blaine, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Loup, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler Counties)
Cathy Minnick

If there is not currently a community collaborative in your area, there are lots of ways to volunteer to help make Nebraska a better place for all of us. Visit Nebraska Impact for ways to volunteer in your community.

Find out more about how you and your community can join Bring Up Nebraska by contacting Jennifer Skala.

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