We have once again set an ambitious goal of $450,000 for the 2016 campaign! Please know that UWWC pledges to be a good steward of our donors' gifts, insuring that their donations are invested to improve the lives of Wise County residents through the agencies that we support. We want to thank Devon Energy employees, their corporate leadership and suppliers for their generous donation of $191,000.
9th Annual Wise County Health Fair
April 2, 2016
It doesn't seem possible that it's time to prepare for the 2016 Health Fair sponsored by United Way of Wise County and the Wise County Health Forum! Click here to download the Vendor Entry Form. Remember that booths are assigned on a First Come, First Served basis so act quickly.
April 29, 2016 - Spring Golf Tournament at The Resort on Eagle Mountain Lake
June 3 & 4, 2016 - Eighter from Decatur BBQ Challenge
June 4, 2016 - PBR Event, Wise County Fairgrounds Arena
Since 1979, United Way of Wise County Inc., officed in Decatur, Texas, has worked diligently to support local charities providing essential health and human services to Wise County residents. As a registered Texas non-profit corporation, United Way of Wise County conducts annual fund raising campaigns and allocates the proceeds to these local charities on the basis of their need, specific services provided, number of families served and other considerations. Beginning in 2006,100%of each dollar donated to the annual fall campaign,has been allocated to these United Way agencies and programs. This makes the United Way one of the most efficient non-profit organizations in the country. When we all work together, we're able to work wonders! Read the Open Letter to Wise County residents and the Wise County United Way Vision Statement.
Need help? Not sure who to call for assistance with social work resources, caregiver issues, counseling, assistance with food / clothing / utilities / housing, health services, transportation...etc.? Now there's 2-1-1 TEXAS, a public / private partnership of Tarrant County United Way and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, providing free and confidential community information and referral service for Wise County residents. This service can be reached by dialing "2-1-1" from any land line phone in Wise County (or by calling 817-258-8100 for cell phones). For more info, see their Web page. Marco 2-1-1 Sin Cargos, Servicio Confidencial de Información y Referido A La Comunidad Especialistas entrenados en información y referido te ayudarán a buscar respuestas.
After choosing a language, select: Option 1: for information on services available in your area, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year. Information is available in more than 90 languages. Option 2: for information on state benefits. Available Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 8 pm. Option 3: to report waste, fraud, and abuse. Available Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
Let's Make History! Let's get America's kids covered.
Texas Neighborhood Services: The Community Services Division of Texas Neighborhood Services will have a representative in their Wise County office at 300 N. Trinity, Suite B, Decatur, each Thursday of the month when funds are available to provide assistance with utilities for qualified county residents. Make an appointment through the Weatherford office.