More than 30 Partner Agencies Serving Wise County!
Once again Devon Energy has come through in spectacular fashion. Their United Way Give for Good campaign and matching corporate donations resulted in a donation of $172,000 for Wise County United Way. Thank you for your concern for those in need in our local communities and the actions you take to help meet the need.
WC CHALLENGER CHARITIES
United Way of Wise County received a $25,000 check from WC Challenger Charities on September 7, 2017, at the Campaign Kick-Off. Presenting the check to Executive Director Martin Woodruff and United Way Board President Mike McQuiston is Wendell Berry, Jr.
This donation covers operating expenses so that our local United Way unit can assure that every donated dollar goes to a local affiliated agency.
WISE ELECTRIC / COBANK
Thank you to Wise Electric and Cobank for their contribution to United Way of Wise County. Attending the presentation were Dean Church, Bill Hood, Terry Everett, Trevor Hardee, Ethan Curring, Kelly Meyers and Anna Wallace.
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.
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Mark your Calendar!!
July 13 or 20, 2018 - United Way Board meeting, location TBD
September 6, 2018 - United Way Kick Off, Decatur Conference Center, 10:30 a.m.
September 20, 2018 - North Texas Giving Day
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To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. On your first visit you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.
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 the alternate number 877-541-7905. For more info, visit their Web page at http://www.211texas.org.
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.
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
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