Release ( is pleased to offer a Foster Family Christmas Shop on Saturday, December 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shop will be placed at Release’s location at 3223 N 45th St., inside the T Building. They are welcoming any and all foster families to come and “shop” for the youth in their home! Thanks to many generous partners around the community, you will be able to select gifts free of charge.

Christmas is a time of joy to be with the ones we love, but many families struggle during this time as well. Whether you choose to make an immediate impact or support Release for future generations, your commitment to serving children and healing families will have far-reaching effects. Donations to their organization help Release provide services to youth through mentoring and ensuring each youth they work with has a safe place to live. If you are able, donate by visiting

Release provides foster care, mentoring, mental health care, and social work services for youth and families in Omaha. Founded in 1994, Release is a faith-based nonprofit organization committed to helping families become safe, together, healthy, and free. Learn more at