NE state employees gave record $575,000 to charity in drive this year, governor announced at press conference; some recipients also came to say thank you.
"Raising two young sons with severe hemophilia is financially and emotionally stressful, according to Kristin Henson.... But Henson said that a parental support group, funded in part by charitable giving, helps her and husband carry on.... Henson was among the speakers Wednesday at a press conference called by Gov. Dave Heineman to thank state employees for pledging a record $575,000 for the state’s Charitable Giving Campaign." -- Paul Hammel, Omaha.com