Whether providing programmatic funding, mobilizing in-kind donations and volunteers, or providing a platform for nonprofits to work more effectively through collaboration, FCUW always works for the betterment of Finney County.
22 Funded Partners
We invest in programs that produce results at local agencies. These programs address and provide resources to individuals and families while working year-round to improve community conditions that create lasting change. For a list of our funded partners click here.
2,174 backpacks given out in July
This county-wide initiative provides backpacks and school supplies for local students from pre-K all the way to high school. FCUW leads and organizes partnerships with USD 457, USD 363, Genesis Family Health, Catholic Charities, NextGen, KCSL, Real Men Real Leaders, Salvation Army, Turning Point Church of the Nazarene, Cornerstone, and Tyson.
22,295 meals delivered to homebound
Meals on Wheels enhances the nutritional health of Finney County homebound and offers free meals to persons with limited means. To learn more or to volunteer to deliver, call 620.272.3620.
1,035 receiving books each month
We want to make sure that children start school ready to learn. Through Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, every child in Finney County, under the age of 5 is eligible to receive a free book in the mail-every month. To learn more, click here.
4,834 individuals served in 2021
Our focus is on health, education, and financial stability—the building blocks for a good quality of life. Collectively, our funded partners provided services to individuals and families in Finney County in 2021.
1,394 tax returns completed
Finney County RSVP is certified through the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offering free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals. To learn more, call them at 620.275.5566
Meals on Wheels
"Without the generous funding from United Way, we wouldn't be able to offer free meals to persons with limited means."