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United Way of Western Nebraska

Campaign 2015-2016

Goal $374,000

Campaign Co-Chairs

Monica Bartling and Doug Mader

Watch the Campaign 2015-2016 Video here!


United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte County is seeking a part-time Director in Alliance.  This position is responsible for coordinating annual fund raising, facilitating effective working relationships with local agencies and businesses, and developing strategies to enhance the visibility and role of the United Way in Box Butte County.  The Director works with and reports to the Executive Director of United Way of Western Nebraska in Scottsbluff. A flexible schedule is available. Qualifying skills for our perfect candidate will include effective communication, collaboration, innovation, accountability, and the ability to relate well with others.  Salary range is $16,000 - $18,000 based upon experience.  We are an EOE. Interested and qualified applicants should email your resume and cover letter to director@unitedwayofwesternnebraska.com by 4 p.m. August 14th.


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Volunteer to:

  • 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 ten agencies.

Throughout 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, Boy Scouts.

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 United Way.




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