We identify and build on community strengths and assets, help individuals and groups with specific community interests find ways to contribute their time and talents. To Improve early grade reading levels and cut the high school drop-out rate.
To increase the number of people who are healthy and avoid risky behavior by one- third. We want to educate people about healthy choices.
To educate American families how to achieve financial ability. Through our United Way Community Partners we can help serve people with their financial stability.
Creating long-lasting changes by addressing underlying areas such as education, health and financial stability problems. Working together to make our communities stronger.
It takes money to resolve these problems. It also takes focus, creativeness, and willing hearts to get results. we bring diverse people and resources together to address the issues cared about the most: Education, Financial Stability, and Health. All donations are distributed locally to fund programs and services in Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi, Stoddard, and Butler Counties in Missouri.
The Sikeston/Bootheel United Way has 19 community Partners .These nonprofit health or human service organizations have met the eligibility criteria to receive partial funding from funds raised during the annual campaign,
2020-2021 Community Partners
Boy Scouts Greater St. Louis Area Council
Delta area Blind
Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland
House of Refuge
Kenny Rogers Children's Center
Nutrition Centers of Southeast Missouri
Scott County Transit
Sustainable Communities & Small Farms Network
Sikeston Cultural Development Corp./Sikeston Depot
Sikeston Wrestling Club
Spread Hope Now
YMCA of Southeast MO
The campaign starts every year on October 1. You can donate by mail, online, or drop by the office. Donations can be check, cash or credit card. Your workplace can have payroll deduction also. You can also donate office supplies or even donate your time .Help honor someone or in memory of someone by donating. You can donate year around to our campaign. We appreciate any kind and any amount of a donation.
One of our main fundraisers is our yearly golf tournament at Fox Haven Country Club in Sikeston, Missouri. We have sponsors and entry fees that help our campaign.
Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing the systems to help all of us. Living united means being a part of the change . Volunteering is a part of donating.
Need Help? Call 2-1-1. This is free community resource hotline that is available to the public. It can help you with
Basic Human needs
Child, Youth , Family. & Elderly services
Disaster & Weather
Discount cards are available for free at the local Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way office or online. This can you save you money on insured or uninsured individuals. No wait just use the coupon. The goal is to reduce the cost of medicine for children, families and individuals with no prescription drug coverage.
We must certify to United Worldwide in our adherence to the following requirements .
The Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way grant application process is available to any health and human service non-profit organization serving Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi, Stoddard, and Butler counties in Missouri.