More than 30 Partner Agencies Serving Wise County!
We want to thank Devon Energy employees, their corporate leadership and suppliers for their generous donation of $183,400 to our 2017 campaign. Wise County United Way is blessed to have a local business so committed to serving those in need in the communities in which they do business.
SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS COMMUNITY EFFORTS
Paradise Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Christmas deadline is Dec. 2nd. Applications are available in school counselor's offices.
Angels are now available for adoption for the Rhome/South Wise County Spirit of Christmas at Wells Fargo and Woodhaven banks in Rhome. Angels should be returned by 12/9/16. Monetary donations may be made at the Rhome Wells Fargo.
SANTA COPS – The Decatur Police Department is accepting applications for the Santa Cops program through Monday, Nov. 28. They can be picked up at the police department or found online at decaturtx.org. Donations of new, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the police department through Thursday, Dec. 15. Call Ashly DoByns, 940-393-0303
SANTA’S DEPUTIES – Applications for Santa’s Deputies are now available at the Wise County Sheriff’s Office and on the department’s website. Call 940-627-5971
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!!
Dec. 15, 2016 - Wise County Health Forum, Weatherford College Wise County campus, Lecture Hall, 9 a.m. (schedule change due to Christmas holiday)
February 2017 - Annual Meeting
March 25, 2017 - Wise County Health Fair, Decatur Civic Center
April 2017 - Spring Golf Tournament
June 2017 - 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 the alternate number 877-541-7905. 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.
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