Help us make a difference in the lives of area children with the 6 News Stuff the Bus Back to School Drive. Drop off backpacks and school supplies Thursday, July 22nd in the Scheels parking lot at Village Pointe from 5am to 7pm. Safely drop off your donation and help a child in need. Thank You to all our great partners. Come help us Stuff the Bus! Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare and Scheels.
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Help us Light Up the Night and support families staying at Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha.We invite you to join us Friday, June 4 from 6 to 7pm for an evening of dueling pianos, family stories, live updates, an auction and raffle!Visit rmhcomaha.org/light-up-the-night to learn more!
Help us Stuff the Bus to help fight hunger in our community during the annual Stuff the Bus food drive, sponsored by Methodist Health System. The food drive on Thursday, June 3 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Volunteers will be collecting nonperishable food items.
An update from The Weather Company, which supplies data to the WOWT First Alert Weather App, will require some users to upgrade their operating system on their mobile device to continue use of the app.
The Coronavirus pandemic has affected all kinds of things, including the performing arts. The Omaha Community Playhouse was able to host some socially-distanced concerts and small, one-person shows in 2020, but Friday night, the curtains open on what will be the first musical theater production in nearly a year.
The sound of a chainsaw filled the air Monday morning in a neighborhood near 132nd and Harrison. That’s where workers with Union Pacific cut down a 40-foot tall blue spruce tree that will be decorated and displayed at the Durham Museum. The tree will serve as the centerpiece of the museum’s Christmas at Union Station celebration.
The Coronavirus pandemic has affected businesses of all kinds, especially the small, locally-owned businesses that depend on community support. Because of COVID-19, many have been forced to lay off employees, reduce hours, or close altogether. Many more have adapted to keep revenue coming in.
Lots of people and places still need help during the Coronavirus pandemic. One of those places is Siena Francis House in Omaha which provides shelter, food, and clothing for homeless people in the area.
Halloween 2020 is all about candy, costumes, and for obvious reasons, safety.One Omaha woman is creating a way for the kids in her neighborhood to trick-or-treat safely. She’s doing it with the help of bright orange marker flags.
For the 4th year in a row, Carl Fleming, Jr. has grown and displayed a giant pumpkin outside of his La Vista home. This year’s gourd comes in at a whopping 450 pounds, and that’s not even the heaviest he’s grown.