Welcome to St. Gianna Women's Homes

We assist women and their families fleeing domestic violence or who are being coerced into having an abortion. Each family is provided a safe and secure environment to deal with the trauma caused by the abuse, become self-sufficient and learn to develop healthy relationships in the future.

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    St. Gianna Women's Homes

    In the Spring of 2011, we opened on a new 24 apartment unit which is sorely needed for victims of domestic violence and those escaping abortion. This is in addition to the existing three bedroom home we already have. Collectively, this program is called St. Gianna Women’s Homes. We now have the capability to provide a safe place for over 100 women and children. Though it will serve women of all faiths in the Diocese of Lincoln, St. Gianna Women’s Homes will not make any recommendations or referrals contrary to the Catholic faith and is staffed by the Marian Sisters.

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Our Impact

  • Women Helped Last Year

    35

  • Children Helped Last Year

    44

  • Nights of Housing Last Year

    17992

  • Babies Saved From Abortion Since Opening

    34

Give the Gift of an Altruistic Wedding

Thanks to Pinterest, women all over fantasize about their unique dream weddings while posting pictures of creative reception ideas, photography plans, favorite gowns and fancy invite ideas.

Is your big day coming up? Why not throw some altruistic pins onto your wedding board. Having an altruistic wedding is more prevalent as the popularity of having a unique and personalized wedding becomes admired.

Resist the Scan Gun
Rather than heading to your local Target to register for that toaster, encourage guests to give to your favorite charity in your name. Or if you do need some small appliances, consider only department stores that give back to charities. As for wedding party gifts, allow your attendants to give back to their community with donation opportunities like a JustGive card where they can go online and give to the charity of choice.

Recycle and Reuse
After your special day, consider donating items that could be enjoyed by others. Send your flowers to a retirement home or hospital. Give your dress to an organization like Brides Against Breast Cancer. Take leftover food to a soup kitchen instead of throwing it away. And if you want to give to Mother Earth, consider an eco-friendly wedding. Serve organic food, do invites electronically and share family rings rather than buying new ones.

Give Away Your Honeymoon
Now that you’re hitched you want to spend some time with that new spouse of yours. Skip the traditional wedding and add altruistic endeavors to your time away. Visit a country where you can volunteer during the day and sneak away for some romantic evenings. Working side-by-side is a great way to really connect with your new honey.

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