Way of Western Nebraska
Agency applications for United Way of Western Nebraska funding are now available!!!
Scotts Bluff County Funding Application
Box Butte County Funding Application
Are you LOOKING for opportunities to give back and make a difference???…….
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- deliver meals to a homebound person. (SB County Volunteer Center - 632-3736)
- walk a shelter dog(s) - you will get some exercise and make a lonely dog’s day!(Panhandle Humane Society- 635-0922)
- become an advocate for a child in the court system (CASA 672-2922)
- deliver commodities or grocery shop for elderly, disabled and homebound people. (SB County Volunteer Center 632-3736)
- be a scout leader (Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts 632-4179)
- be a side-walker at Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy 783-2319
- serve on a board! Currently seeking board members are: Legal Aid of NE 632-4734, Camp Scott436-7304, DOVES 436-2787, Monument Family Connections 641-9497
- help in a classroom-be a community reader (reads a book to group of children); share a skill with a group of children; in the spring/summer help with garden areas (Western NE Child Development Center 633-3211, CAPWN 635-3089)
- A monetary donation to United Way helps 24 programs in our community! Visit www.united wayofwesternnebraska.com to Click & Give to United Way!!!
- Non-perishable food, toiletries, household items to families affected by domestic violence (DOVES 436-2787)
- Dog or cat food, bleach, towels, ziploc bags (complete wish list at panhandlehumanesociety.org (Panhandle Humane Society 635-0922)
- Disposable diapers (Diaper Depot 635-2548)
- Rubbermaid containers with lids, old t-shirts, wicker baskets, spices, puddings, perfumes (complete wish list at riversidediscoverycenter.org
- Gently used wheelchairs, canes, walkers, handicap assistive devices (Panhandle Independent Living Services 635-7901)
- Non-perishable food (Guadalupe Center 632-2845)
In 1945 a small group of volunteer businessmen formed the Scottsbluff
Community Chest, an independent fundraising association. Its purpose
was to raise funds for ten prominent community charities. That year,
the first campaign raised $26,359 which was distributed among those
the years, other agencies have joined our association. Agency names
changed, agencies merged and some simply no longer exist. Today
there are 19 member agencies, including one of the original agencies,
In the 2012-2013
annual campaign, the United Way of Western Nebraska raised over
$429,000. Since their humble beginning, the United Way of Western
Nebraska has raised more than $8,909,303 to help those in need and
in building a stronger, healthier and more compassionate community..the
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