Immanuel Welcomes Emily Tonniges to Head Community Foundation

Immanuel (, the Midwest leader in retirement living and senior services, is pleased to welcome Emily Tonniges as director of the Immanuel Community Foundation. As director, Tonniges oversees funds that annually support retirement community residents, Immanuel Pathways PACE® (Program of Allinclusive Care for the Elderly) participants and employees. Foundation efforts support Immanuel capital improvements, programming, special projects and more. In her new role, Tonniges will also work closely with Immanuel’s Vision Foundation, a grant program that has provided over $11 million to community organizations.

A Hastings native, Tonniges is also a graduate from Colorado College. With a diverse professional background, Tonniges has a passion for helping others. She has been heavily involved with area organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Omaha Performing Arts, Papillion La Vista Community Theatre, Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce, Sarpy CASA, Voices for Children and many others.

The Immanuel Community Foundation supports the organization’s mission of Christ-Centered Service to seniors, each other, and the community. Two of its key programs include the Resident Assistance Fund and the Helping Hands Assistance Fund, both great benefits for Immanuel residents, participants and employees. To learn more, visit