Community Partners

The 27 organizations below are United Way of Abilene Community Partners receiving 2017 investment. These partners work to build opportunities for early childhood learning, basic needs services, family self-sufficiency, and adequate medical services.
Abilene Hope Haven
Our mission is curing homelessness, one person at a time. We provide a simple, wholesome place for residents to live while they work to improve their situations. Learn More...
Adaptive Recreation Services
The purpose of Adaptive Recreation Services is to provide specialized leisure and adaptive recreational activities for persons with disabilities. Learn More...
Adult Protective Service Partners
To develop and provide support and financial resources which assist caseworkers in providing services to clients of Adult Protective Services. Learn More...
Alliance for Women and Children
The Alliance for Women & Children provides quality programs to empower all women and children by educating and assisting women to be health conscious and self-sufficient, and providing a nurturing and safe environment for school-aged children. Learn More...
Alzheimer's Association
Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Learn More...
Ben Richey Boys Ranch
Ben Richey Boys Ranch Family Program exists to restore single mothers and their children with hope, comfort, and shelter while they locate resources they need to move toward successful independent living. Learn More...
Big Brothers Big Sisters
For over a century, Big Brothers and Big Sisters have helped children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with proven results. Learn More...
CASA
The mission of Texas CASA is to support local CASA volunteer advocacy programs and to advocate for effective public policy for children in the child protection system. Learn More...
Boys and Girls Club of Abilene
The mission of the Boy & Girls Club of Abilene is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Learn More...
Boy Scouts of America, Texas Trails Council
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Learn More...
Cancer Services Network
Our mission is to provide help and hope to local cancer patients, cancer survivors, their families and caregivers through direct financial, emotional, spiritual and social programs and services. Learn More...
Center of Contemporary Arts
Our Mission is to provide enriching and educational experiences for the region's communities through the promotion and support of artists. Learn More...
Communities in Schools
Dropping out of school spells economic disaster for young people. Our mission is to empower students to stay in school and achieve in life. Learn More...
Connecting Caring Communities
Connecting Caring Communities exists to build meaningful relationships that foster safe, caring, whole communities. Learn More...
Day Nursery of Abilene
The mission of the Day Nursery of Abilene, Inc. is to provide affordable quality child care for a diverse community. Learn More...
Dyess AFB Youth Programs
The Dyess School Age Program (SAP) is designed to support working parents of children (ages 5 to 12) who would otherwise have to stay home alone and give children a constructive outlet. Learn More...
FaithWorks of Abilene
Our mission is to help the underemployed, through personal, career, academic and spiritual development, acquire the confidence and skills for gainful employment.Learn More...
Girl Scouts of the Texas Oklahoma Plains
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Learn More...
Hug a Root Family Farm
Hug-a-Root Family Farms is an organization of people who are committed to making a meaningful impact on the quality of food that we eat. Learn More...
Presbyterian Medical Care Mission
The Medical Care Mission exists to provide, in a Christian setting, quality health care to persons in the Abilene area. Learn More...
MERCY HEALTH CARE CENTER
The M.E.R.C.Y Health Care Center provide low cost or free birth control, well woman exams, STD testing & primary health care for hypertension, diabetes, etc. for men, women & children. Learn More...
Noah Project
The mission of Noah Project is advocating for victims and working to end family violence. Noah Project is a center of care for victims of family violence, serving ten counties in West Central Texas. Learn More...
Regional Victim Crisis Center
Regional Victim Crisis Center assists victims and survivors of violent crime and working to prevent violence. Learn More...
Salvation Army
The Salvation Army's mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Learn More...
Shackelford County Resource Care Center
The Shackelford County Community Resource Center, doing business as Resource Care, is dedicated to providing Shackelford, Stephens, and Callahan county residents with easy access to health and social services all under one roof, regardless of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, marital status, age, income, or disability. Learn More...
Southwestern Diabetic Foundation
Southwestern Diabetic Foundation, Inc., a non-profit corporation, was founded in 1947 with the sole purpose of operating a residential camp for children who have diabetes. Learn More...
YMCA of Abilene
Our Mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Learn More...