Thermos L.L.C. Donates Lunchboxes to Omaha Charity to Celebrate Lunchbox Exhibit at The Durham Museum.

Schaumburg, ILL [8/14/2023] - Thermos L.L.C., a leading provider in portable food and beverage storage solutions, is proud to announce its donation of 100 high-quality lunchboxes to the Youth Emergency Services (YES) organization in Omaha, NE. This philanthropic endeavor is undertaken in collaboration with Mark Kelehan, the creator of The Lunchbox: Packed with Pop Culture exhibit at the renowned Durham Museum, showcasing the historical and cultural significance of lunchboxes.

As part of Thermos L.L.C.’s commitment to supporting local communities and youth development, in conjunction with Mark Kelehan, Thermos L.L.C. has partnered with YES to provide essential resources that directly impacts the lives of young individuals in need. The donation of 100 lunchboxes contributes to YES’s efforts in aiding at-risk and homeless youth by providing them with practical tools for carrying and storing their meals securely.

“We are excited to celebrate the Exhibit at The Durham Museum and support YES with its mission to make a positive difference in the lives of young people facing challenges,” said Julie Henricks, executive vice president, Thermos L.L.C. “Lunchboxes are more than just containers; they symbolize nourishment, comfort, and a sense of normalcy. Through this donation, we hope to provide not only practical solutions but also a touch of encouragement to these resilient children.”

The partnership aligns seamlessly with The Lunchbox: Packed with Pop Culture exhibit at The Durham Museum, which celebrates the history and cultural impact of lunchboxes over the decades. The exhibit showcases iconic lunchbox designs, characters, and themes that have become part of American pop culture.

The 100 lunchboxes donated will be distributed through YES’s programs ensuring that they reach those who can benefit from them the most.

The Lunchbox: Packed with Pop Culture exhibit will be at The Durham Museum until September 3rd, 2023.

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About Thermos L.L.C.

For over a century, families have trusted Thermos® Brand to provide durable and high performing food and beverage containers for every on-the-go need. No matter what the day may bring, depend on Thermos™ vacuum insulation technology to keep food and beverages hotter or colder for longer. Because when it comes to looking after the things that matter most, you shouldn’t have to settle for good enough. Learn more at

About Youth Emergency Services

Youth Emergency Services (YES) assists youth experiencing homelessness and near-homelessness by providing critically-needed resources which support them in their desire to be self-sufficient.

About The Durham Museum

The Durham Museum in Omaha’s beautiful art deco Union Station is home to permanent exhibits that preserve Omaha’s vibrant history, traveling exhibits covering subjects ranging from history and culture, to science and industry, and many entertaining, educational, family-oriented activities. The Durham Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and has strong ties with national and international museums and lending institutions. For information about The Durham Museum please visit the museum’s website at