Devon Energy presents check to 2015 United Way campaign!
We have once again set an ambitious goal of $450,000 for this fall's 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 and their corporate leadership for their generous donation to the 2015 campaign.
SAVE THE DATE!!
The 2015 Wise County Health Fair, sponsored by Wise County United Way, will be held on March 28, 2015 at the Decatur Civic Center. The vendor entry form may be downloaded HERE.
Payment for booth space must be received by March 18, 2015. Help us make this year's Health Fair even more successful than those in the past.
May-June 2015 - PBR Event at 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.