Bruce Noble grew up in Omaha, attended Holy Cross Elementary and Ryan High School, received degrees from UNO and UNL, married and backpacked Europe and lived for several years in New Mexico.
He worked in Omaha and Bellevue as a newspaper photographer, reporter and editor, and taught elementary school in Millard for 22 years.
Since retirement from the classroom, he has been an educator at Fontenelle Forest, helped restore electrical service after storms and hurricanes and worked as a photo editor and video producer.
He is an avid gardener, a husband of 45 years, father to two daughters, and grandfather to five grandchildren.
Bruce started as an SSVP volunteer in 2012, soon joining the staff as pantry manager, Churchyard Community Garden founder, and then coordinator of Holy Family ministries programs. He currently serves as community outreach director.
Bruce is committed to the legacy of feeding and clothing the poor and homeless, as well as repurposing the historic Holy Family building, garden and grounds to provide space for performing arts and community gatherings, bringing people together in our North Downtown neighborhood.