About

24. April 2013 Jacob's Well 0
        Jacob’s Well is a community revitalization ministry based in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska. Jacob’s Well is run by Mark Thornton who lives in one of the most impoverished and struggling areas of greater Lincoln. Mark is working to bring the community together through an after-school program, block parties, an English as a ...

Community Garden – Year 2

23. April 2013 Jacob's Well 0
  With summer just around the corner, 20 volunteers spent an entire Saturday preparing the garden. The site was cleaned of weeds and debris, mulch was laid, and the fence repaired. 6 new beds were built and 2 new raised flowerbeds are on the way. This takes the garden to a total of 30 beds! ...

2013 – Start of Year Update

23. April 2013 Jacob's Well 0
Jacob’s Well has been off to a busy start this year with the city finally moving forward on the historic designation for the house. Due to zoning laws in Lincoln, Nebraska gaining the historic designation for the house is the only way to enable Jacob’s Well to renovate the detached garage to better service the ...

Jacob’s Well Presents to Rotary

02. May 2012 Jacob's Well 0
Mark Thornton and Scott Lloyd visited the Lincoln East Rotary Club on April 25, 2012 to talk about the work Jacob’s Well is doing in downtown Lincoln. Great write up in their newsletter, the Rotary Spoke, that you can read below:

Community Garden

28. March 2012 Jacob's Well 0
  One of Jacob’s Well’s new programs is expansion of an existing partnership with First Presbyterian Church. A 24-bed community garden has been built on ground owned by the Church and will be used by individuals within walking distance in the neighborhood. The extra food will help to extend budgets while being a great way ...

2012 – Start of Year Update

28. March 2012 Jacob's Well 0
2011 was a big year for Jacob’s Well doubling their support in terms of money, individuals giving and volunteers. One of the big numbers that speaks volumes is at food distributions over 300,000 lbs of food was given out! With 100+ volunteers helping to put that in the hands of our neighbors!! Amazing! All programs ...

Kids at the Well – New Facility Needed

28. March 2012 Jacob's Well 0
Kid’s at the Well is getting bigger and has out grown their current space with 30+ kids. A funding drive to renovate the detached garage on the property is underway. Check out the video and if you can donate here: Kid’s At The Well from Jacob’s Well on Vimeo.

Food Distribution

28. March 2012 Jacob's Well 0
  Jacob’s Well and First Presbyterian Church partnered together to empower a food distribution in the downtown Lincoln community. On the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month approximately 300 families come to be served by about 50 volunteers. Click here to watch a short video and learn more