United Way of Western Nebraska has launched a relief fund, the COVID-19 Community Compassion Fund, to help individuals and organizations most need of assistance. Please click on the above graphic to donate. This fund was made possible by a very generous $10,000 lead grant from First National Bank of Omaha.
Please see the list of resources and links to help you navigate during this uncharted time. We do our best to keep the list updated. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for updates and additions. Stay safe and healthy!
Scottsbluff Public Schools: Grab & go meals for kids 18 and younger beginning 3/18. One household member per family to pick up all meals based on the school the oldest attends. If your oldest goes to child goes to Roosevelt, Longfellow, Lake Minatare or Roosevelt Preschool, you can pick up the food inside Elementary Monday and Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. If your families oldest attends Bluffs Middle School, Lincoln Heights, Scottsbluff High, Westmoor, ReConnect, CHOICES, Bear Cub Preschool Stadium location, Lifelinks, ESU Meridian, your pickup location is at the West Gym/Cafetorium Entry at Bluffs Middle School on Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m to 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Scottsbluff Senior Center: 1502 21st Ave call ahead 635-0263 Grab & Go/Home Delivery 8 a.m. to p.m.
Church of Christ: 1919 Ave N Soup Kitchen Meals Fridays 5:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church: 3009 Ave I 635-2548 Breakfast, Sundays 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
First Presbyterian Churh: 101E. 20th St. Soup Kitchen Meals Thursdays 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Grab & Go Meals
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church: 1102 12th Ave 632-2845, Soup Kitchen Meals Mondays 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Grab & Go Meals. Pantry open 8-noon Saturday only
Potter's Wheel: 118 E. Overland Food Pantry No voucher needed. Delivery services in place. Please call 308-672-7400 to schedule a delivery
16th Empire: 1605 Avenue A 308-633-4155 Sack lunches
Gering Public Schools: Grab & Go meals (breakfast and lunch) pickup at Northfield Elementary (front door-5:00 to 6:30 p.m.) and Lincoln Elementary (South door off "Q" Street 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.) Monday through Friday. Terry Lake Park (6:30 p.m to 7:00 p.m.) Open to all kids aged 1-18.
Gering Senior Center: 2005 Depot Street 308-436-3233
Carpenter Center: 116 Terry Blvd. 635-8422 Monday-Friday Community Meals Canceled until further notice
Gering Methodist Church: 900 O St. 436-2320, Soup Kitchen Meals Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Grab & Go Meals
Bluffs Bar and Grill: 3388 10th St. 308-575-0855 Sack Lunches. Open to those in need.
Oregon Trail Roundhouse: 310 M St 308-633-6868 Free Sack lunches. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. daily until gone. No age or income restrictions.
Alliance Public School: Grab & Go meals pickup lunches Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Middle School Gym doors (Do not exit your vehicle, lunches will be brought to you) Monday and Wednesday will serve 1 hot lunch and 1cold lunch, Friday will be 1 hot. Open to all children ages 1-18.
Alliance Senior Center: 212 Yellowstone Ave Call 308-762-8774 for home delivery
Community Table: Serving lunch, Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Masonic Center, drive to the back of the Masonic Center located at 123 W. 3rd Street (kitchen entrance). All meals will be delivered to your vehicle. Do not exit your vehicle and you must be present to receive a meal.
Northwest Community Action Partnership: Grab & Go packs for Head Start families Monday through Thursday, food pantry operating during regularly scheduled hours, new inquires may be made at https://www.ncap.info/programs-and-services/emergency-and-community-serv...
Western Community Health Resources: 619 Box Butte 308-762-3696. Commodity Supplemental Program for ages 60 and over based on income. Distribution every other month. WIC (Women-Infant and Children) nutrition assistance for elgible pregnant or postpartum women and children up to age 5.
Bayard Public Schools: Grab & Go Monday through Friday beginning March 23. Open to anyone under 19. Possibility to purchase meals for adults. Email email@example.com if you are experiencing food insecurity and need assistance in the Bayard Area.
Bridgeport Public Schools: Sack lunch including breakfast item for following day. Pickup 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Open to household from birth to school age. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the number and name of students and younger household members by 9 a.m. Once you begin participating they assume you will pick up the same number of meals each day.
Chadron Public Schools: Grab & Go breakfast and lunch pickup at Chadron Intermediate North Red Door attached to gym and Chadron Middle School East Parking Lot 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Monday and Wednesday will serve 2 days of meals and Friday 3 days of meals. Open to ages 1-18 in the household.
Bread Basket: 340 Cedar Street (East side) at St. Patrick's Catholic Church 308-432-2626, serves mostly bread and dairy, Tuesdays 10 a.m. until gone, no elgibility requirements
Closer to Home: 365 Main (Masonic Center), weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. open to all, free
Grace Episcopal Church: 450 Bordeaux Street 308-432-2229, food pantry
Northwest Community Action Partnership: Grab & Go packs for Head Start Familes Monday through Thursday, food pantry operating during regularly scheduled hours, new inquiries may be made at https://www.ncap.info/programs-and-services/emergency-and-community-serv...
Shepherd's Pantry: Groceries delivered by Immanuel Lutheran Church call 308-432-5432
Western Community Health Resources: 300 Shelton Street 308-432-8979. Commodity Supplemental Program for ages 60 and over based on income. Distribution every other month. WIC (Women-Infant and Children) nutrition assitance for elgible pregnant or postpartum women and children up to age 5.
Crawford Food Pantry: 11 Paddock St. (Backdoor at Health Clinic) Food Pantry to supplement normal supplies open Tuesdays 5-6:45 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. limited to 3 times per month
Mitchell Public School: Sack lunches at the Mitchell Elementary Cafeteria 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Mitchell Senior Center: 1257 Center Ave Call 632-1145 by 9 a.m. Grab & Go and Home Delivery
RedZ Bar & Grill: 1333 Center Ave 308-424-1211 Free lunch to kids 12 & under Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call to pickup
Sidney Public Schools: Distributing lunches and breakfast items (included in lunch) 11 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. every weekday at North Elementary and 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Sidney High School
ALLO Communications: 60 days Free 50 Mbps Internet for anyone currently without service.
Legal Aid of Nebraska: Free COVID-19 Disaster Relief Hotline available for inviduals or small, locally owned businesses with under 50 employees that are not franchised. Call 1-844-268-5627.
Rural Response Hotline: Emergency Food Pantry Assistance, free stress counseling services, free legal and financial advice for farmers and ranchers 800-464-0258