Box Butte County Holiday Food Baskets 2021

Welcome to the sign up page for the 2021 Box Butte County
Holiday Food Baskets!

We are no longer accepting applications for the Thanksgiving food baskets. You will be contacted if there a Thanksgiving food basket available for your family by Monday, November 22, 2021. Applications for Christmas baskets are still open. 

Before completing the signup form, please read ALL the information below:

1.  The food baskets are for Box Butte County (Nebraska) residents only who are experiencing hunger. 

2. The food is provided in partnership with Safeway in Alliance, the Ministerial Association and the generous citizens of your community.

3. This program is on a first come, first serve basis.  (Applications are time stamped upon completion.)

4. Application for a holiday food basket does not guarantee a food basket.  The number of meals that will be provided is uncertain and based solely on donations to Safeway and contributions for the holiday meals. 

Food Basket Notifications & Pick-up

1. The Thanksgiving Basket will be available for pickup on or around Thursday, November 18. 

2. The Christmas Basket will be available for pickup on Monday, December 20.

(We are unable to determine the exact day or pick-up times.)

3. Phone calls will be made in order of sign up regarding the day and time to pick up the food basket. If the phone is not answered, a message will be left. Recipients must return the phone call within two hours of being notified. Otherwise, the basket will be given to the next person on the list.

4.  Applicants are responsible for picking up their own food basket. At notification, instructions will be given on when the food basket can be picked up. 

  • The last day to sign up for a Christmas food basket is Wednesday, December 15. 

By completing the application for Box Butte County Holiday Food Baskets, I certify that my family falls at or below the income guidelines below.  I certify my family is in need of holiday food assistance, and all information given is true and correct. I have read the application instructions and understand the guidelines. I acknowledge there is NO GUARANTEE that I will receive a holiday food basket. I also understand that if I move, am out of town, or my phone is not working, the food basket will be given to the next person on the list.

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Gross Monthly Income $1932.00 $2613.00 $3294.00 $3975.00 $4656.00 $5337.00 $6018.00

*Based on 180 % of the 2021 HHS Poverty guidelines (Poverty Guidelines | ASPE ( For families/household member with more than 7 members, add $378 per additional member. 

Please United Way at 308-763-8031 or email with any questions. 

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