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

Ways to Celebrate World Kindness Day

Sure, most people would consider themselves a generally kind person. And let’s face it, being kind to others at least once a day would make the world a better place. So with World Kindness Day on November 13, you can use the passing of the event as a reminder to make a difference in someone’s day by simply being kind.

Show Your Praise
We all have times where we don’t feel like the work we do is appreciated. Many do great work that goes unnoticed. So go out of your way to let someone know that you appreciate a few coworkers’ efforts. You can mention it in passing or go so far as send them a personal note. Remember, your coworker doesn’t have to do something momentous to be thanked.

Kill Them with Kindness
So you may be thinking, what about that boss who you swear pushes your buttons on purpose, or your mother-in-law who always puts you down? It’s time to put the petty aside, and change your attitude—even if only for a day. Focus on the good things in your relationship with that person, and give them all the kindness you give to others. Besides, they might even decide to follow your lead and it could wind up improving your relationship.

Do Something About It
Sometimes doing speaks louder than, well, speaking. Think of ways that you can act on your thoughts of kindness. Sometimes the best gifts are unexpected, and can be given just because you appreciate someone. Whether it’s a card showing you care, a plate of cookies you baked or flowers to brighten someone’s day, the littlest thoughts count. You can also show your kindness by giving back to the community. Spend a few hours of your Saturday volunteering near your home.

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