Carla Rizzo

A Word from CEO Carla Rizzo – September 2022

September 19, 2022

September is a special month for me. As some of you know, Suicide Prevention and Advocacy are areas of passion for me and my family. After losing a beloved cousin to teen suicide, I was on the founding Board for the Nebraska Chapter of the …

Carla Rizzo

A Word from CEO Carla Rizzo – August 2022

August 26, 2022

I always loved school as a kid. Picking out a backpack, new school supplies and waiting with great anticipation to know who my teacher would be and which of my friends would be in my class, are really fond memories for me. Not every child …

Build a Hut event

Our Teens Competed in the Build a Hut Event

August 22, 2022

Completely KIDS’ Teens participated in the 4H Build a Hut program this summer. Each week, they learned construction, engineering, electricity and more from professionals. The goal is to put their knowledge of solar paneling, water transportation and more to the test, creating African huts in …

Back to School Bash

Our Back to School Bash was a Blast

August 18, 2022

Omaha, Nebraska (August 18, 2022) Completely KIDS held a successful Back to School Bash on Friday, August 5, 2022. This event – which helped community KIDS and families prep for the fast approaching school year – entertained 300 people and was represented by all Completely …

Jan Benitez

Jan Benitez Selected for Leadership Omaha Class 45

August 11, 2022

Omaha, NE >> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Completely KIDS announced today that Director of Community-Based Programs Jan Benitez has been selected to participate in Leadership Omaha’s Class 45. Leadership Omaha is one of the nation’s longest-running community leadership programs.  The 10-month program focuses on a curriculum …

Completely KIDS at the BOOST Conference

Completely KIDS staff members attend BOOST Conference in California

July 8, 2022

At Completely KIDS, we value continuous learning for our staff and organization as a whole. One of the ways we implemented this value this year was attending the 2022 Best-Out-Of-School Time (BOOST) Conference. In April, 11 of our program coordinators traveled to Palm Springs, California …

Yahaira Gonzalaz

Yahaira Gonzalaz Receives Inaugural Penny Parker Vision Award

April 4, 2022

April 4, 2022 >> For immediate release. Yahaira Gonzalaz has been named the Inaugural recipient of the Penny Parker Vision Award. This award is designed to honor one individual from the Completely KIDS staff who lives the mission every day. Yahaira was chosen by her …