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.
17th Annual Wise County Director's Golf Tournament
Rescheduled for May 27, 2016 The Resort at Eagle Mountain Lake
Terry Everett and Shawn Mann are leading the event committee this year. Team registration forms should be completed and returned to Tobi Collup at First State Bank in Decaur. Her information is: Email - email@example.com, Office phone - 940-626-8767 ext. 12, Fax - 040-627-6886) Payment may be sent to Tobi or to Martin Woodruff at the UWWC address (P.O. Box 213, Decatur, TX 76234) Thank you to Hanson Aggregates for being our Title Sponsor again this year. Simpson Boyd Powers & Williamson will also repeat this year as our luncheon sponsor and First State Bank of Gainesville will once again be our Cart Sponsor. James Woods continues to sponsor the new car giveaway for hole in one. Registration and sponsor levels forms can be downloaded from the links below:
The 13th Annual PBR at WC Fairgrounds is June 4th. The donation made by WC Challenger Charities to United Way of Wise County each year helps pay operating expenses of the charity and makes it possible for every dollar given through the annual campaign to go directly to an agency here in Wise County. See more about this terrific Wise county experience at http://www.wcchallenger.org/.
Wise County Resource List Click here to go to the WARM website for a current listing of Resources. This list is the most current list of agency resources in Wise County and is updated on a regular basis.
WISE COUNTY ASSISTANCE NETWORK (sponsored by United Way)
Directors of UWWC affiliates
County law enforcement
Churches and assistance organizations
GIVEInvest in your community through your local United Way.
ADVOCATESpeak out and champion the cause to improve your community through caring and action.
VOLUNTEER Give of your personal time and talents to help your neighbors and make your community a better place to live.
Look Local - Give Local
Mark your Calendar!!
April 29, 2016 - Spring Golf Tournament at The Resort on Eagle Mountain Lake
May 10, 2016 - Allocations meetings starting at 4:00 p.m. at Decatur Chamber of Commerce building, 308 W. Main St.,with Texas Neighborhood Services, Communities in Schools, Wise Kid Care, ECI of NCT, WARM, and Wise Co. 4H
May 12, 2016 - Allocations meetings starting at 4:00 p.m. at Decatur Chamber of Commerce building, 308 W. Main St.,with Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Southwestern Diabetic Foundation, Acts 4 Others, Texas Ramp Project and Wise Hope Center/Shelter
May 17, 2016 - Allocations meetings starting at 4:00 p.m. at Decatur Chamber of Commerce building, 308 W. Main St.,with STAR Council, Raquel's Wings for Life, South Wise Services, Southeast Wise County Community Services, Wise Choices PRC and Made 2 Thrive
May 19, 2016 - Allocations meetings starting at 4:00 p.m. at Decatur Chamber of Commerce building, 308 W. Main St.,with Wise County Christian Counseling, Salvation Army, Child Study Center, CASA of Wise & Jack Counties, Wise County Committee on Aging and TAPS
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.
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Executive Director: Martin Woodruff P.O. Box 213 / 105 N. State, Room 206 / Decatur, TX 76234 / Office Voice & Fax (940) 627-3684 Director -firstname.lastname@example.orgWebmaster -email@example.com