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Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Alliance- United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte and Dawes Counties surpassed their 2017-2018 campaign goal of $88,000 and raised $94,125.  $9,933.21 was raised in Dawes County and $84,191.79 was raised in Box Butte County.  According to Karen Benzel, Director of United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte and Dawes Counties, “We are thankful for the generosity of the community throughout the course of the 2017-2018 campaign. ...



Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017
It’s time to Stuff the Bus!   United Way of Western Nebraska invites you to help us Stuff the Bus with school supplies for children in need!    United Way believes that advancing the common good means creating opportunities for a better life for all, and that begins with preparing children to succeed in school.  United Way will be collecting new school supplies which will be delivered to eight area school districts (Scottsbluff, Gering,...



Posted: Friday, July 7, 2017
Alliance- BNSF Railway donated $5000 to United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte County in honor of Nebraska’s 150th Celebration.  The donation kicks off the 2017-2018 campaign with an overall fundraising goal of $88,000 to benefit the community. The funds will be used to support United Way community impact initiatives and partner agencies.  Box Butte County currently has eleven partner agencies that receive United Way funding.  The next...



Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Alliance- United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte County is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 grant recipients.  Representatives from United Way Pacesetter businesses and community volunteers review each application and interview a representative from each agency to determine funding levels.  Eleven agencies were chosen to receive United Way funding based on the funding areas of Better Health, Education and Financial Stability.     ...



Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017
Alliance– Panhandle COOP presented United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte County a check for $933.40.  The donation is a match of employee contributions to the 2016-2017 United Way campaign in Box Butte. The donation from Panhandle COOP brings the total donations from the United Way campaign to a little over $80,000 and within 95% of the total goal of raising $85,000 to benefit the community.



Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Scottsbluff – KNEB and Panhandle COOP will be hosting an all-day Radiothon fundraiser Friday, January 27thto assist United Way of Western Nebraska in getting closer to reaching their 2016-17 Campaign Goal of $371,111. With about 4 weeks left and currently at 85% of their goal, they have about $57,000 left to raise to get them to goal. The Radiothon will be held from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Scottsbluff Main Street Market. KNEB will be there live...



Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017
Alliance– Join United Way of Western Nebraska serving Box Butte and Dawes Counties in a Jingle Bell Dash 5k fun run/walk on Saturday, December 10.  The race will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center.  Participants will have the opportunity to run a traditional 5k or visit booths along the way for fun treats.  All booths are hosted by United Way partner agencies and all ages are welcome.  Pre-registration by December 1 is...



Posted: Monday, June 1, 2015
The Scottsbluff, Gering, Chadron and Alliance Taco John’s are  teaming up to help United Way of Western Nebraska make a difference in their communities by offering their holiday Nachos Navidad promotion!  The promotion runs from November 28th to December 31st, with a portion of the proceeds from each Nachos Navidad sold donated to United Way. In addition to the traditional beef Nacho Navidad option, Taco Johns is offering a new Chicken Nacho...