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www.unitedwaync.com ANNUAL REPORT 2 140 1701 East E. St. Casper WY 82601 307.237.9367 www.unitedwaync.com www.unitedwaync.com Dear Friends and Supporters Over the past 59 years United Way of Natrona County has been honored to serve the needs of our residents and partner agencies. Our collaborative efforts have focused on providing funding and resources to non-profit programs and services right here in Natrona County. In doing so we have identified and set forth standards which are essential for accounting to you our donors so you have confidence that your donations are being used in a prudent and effective manner. As we embark on the years ahead we are eager to continue serving Natrona County and seek ways to build upon our past successes in order to improve the quality of life for our residents. In that effort two years ago we started the process of transitioning our operations into a Collective Impact Model. The Collective Impact Model maintains our historical practice of funding programs and services provided by partnering non-profit agencies while incorporating greater needs analysis and financial accountability. This model integrates greater community collaboration and programic accountability into our ongoing efforts. Consequently United Way of Natrona County will be able to pursue a more strategic alignment of programs and services with the needs of Natrona County. What this will mean for Natrona County is i a stronger alignment of donor funding and collaborative agency resources with the real-time needs of area residents and ii improved reporting of outcomes outputs and measurable results. In short we are striving to ensure your dollars are put to work where they are needed the most. While the transition will take some time and effort to finalize we are excited to provide some initial outcomes and outputs in this annual report so you can take pride in the true impact your donations have made in the lives of others. Thank you for your assistance in obtaining our goals. We can truly say that without your backing none of this would be possible. While some economic outlooks for the coming year may cause concern one fact remains certain our community and its health are important to all of us. With your continued support and participation we will continue to improve the quality of life for those who need our help and build a stronger community for all to prosper in. Best Regards Ryan Ford President Mike Burnett Executive Director United Way of Natrona County Board of Directors United Way of Natrona County 2 www.unitedwaync.com BOARD OF DIRECTORS Ryan Ford - Board President - Williams Porter Day Neville PC Pete Van Houten - Board Vice President - Casper College Karin East - Secretary - Ramkota Matt Killmer - Treasurer - Killmer Associates Samantha Benton - Community Investment Chair - First Interstate Bank Mike Phillips - Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital Steve Hopkins - Natrona County School District Cathy Carson - Hilltop National Bank Brad Diller - Kelly Walsh High School Jesse Helm - Wells Fargo Bank Nicol Kramer - Beatty Wozniak Reese Rich Roberts - Decker Auto Glass Kevin Sadler - Sadlers Hallmark John Starnes - Child Development Center Mike Walker - Wyoming Machinery Company John Patterson - City of Casper Shane True - True Companies Renee Penton-Jones - Ramkota Gus Holbrook - Natrona County Sheriffs Office Travis Sides - Brake Supply UNITED WAY STAFF Mike Burnett - Executive Director Gayle Wieser - Community Engagement Coordinator Mandy Olson - Community Program Coordinator Shelbi Sanders - Administrative Assistant 3 www.unitedwaync.com BASIC NEEDS Addressing the basic needs of food shelter safety and emergency crisis. Partnered with Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies to help provide more than 2.2 million pounds of food to 40 hunger relief programs in Natrona County. Partnered with Interfaith of Natrona County to help provide 153 motel rooms to keep 255 individualsfamilies with children from harsh winter. Partnered with CASA Court Appointed Special Advocates to help 79 children find a safe and permanent home more quickly. That is 79 children who spent approximately 8 months less time in foster care. Partnered with Youth Crisis Center to provide group home services to 27 youth in Natrona County. Partnered with Childrens Advocacy Project to help provide 144 children in Natrona County with Therapeutic Counseling Services. Partnered with Community Action Partnership to help 43 patients access Disability Income therefore stabilizing income that can lead to permanent housing. Partnered with The Salvation Army to help provide over 20000 hot meals to low income individuals and families. Partnered with Self Help Center to help provide approximately 200 women and children with a Crisis Shelter throughout the year. HEALTH AND WELLNESS Improving the general health and wellbeing for families and the community. A special emphasis for programs serving senior citizens and individuals. Partnered with Mercer Family Resource Center to provide early intervention and educational services to over 2500 youth and families in Natrona County. Provided FamilyWize prescription discount cards to anyone in the community who didnt have a prescription plan. Helped saved Natrona County residents over 23000 in prescription medicine costs. In 2014 The ARC of Natrona County had 60 participants present at the ARC Inclusion Summer Camp. Partnered with The ARC of Natrona County to provide services to families of 24 disabled children that allowed their parents to maintain or acquire employment that otherwise would not have been able to. Partnered with Wyoming Senior Citizens to help provide over 200homeboundorolderadultsandindividualswithdisabilities receive services that allowed them to live independently. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Providing positive programs and activities geared at character building positive community participation as well as supporting a successful education from kindergarten through high school. Partnered with Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of Wyoming to help provide more than 1300 boys and girls from Natrona County with personal development programs. Partnered with Boys and Girls Club of Central Wyoming to help provide an outcome-driven club experience for more than 2000 youth. Partnered with Child Development Center to provide a free developmental screening to more than 1000 Natrona County Children. The free screening is offered to all children of Natrona County age newborn to 5. Partnered with Head Start to help provide early childhood development and preschool services free of charge to more than 138 Natrona County children ages 3-5. SPECIAL PROJECTS INITIATIVES- 4 YOUTH DEVELOPMENT- 20 HEALTH WELLNESS- 26 BASIC NEEDS- 50 4 SPECIAL PROJECTS INITIATIVES WYOMING FREE TAX SERVICE SUCCESS BY 6 PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES OUTPUT www.unitedwaync.com METHAMPHETAMINE AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE CONFERENCE United Way was proud to help support the Annual Meth and Substance Abuse Conference as a Gold Level sponsor. We coordinated the appearance of former NFL player Tony Mandarich as the keynote speaker for the conference and arranged for Tony to make several other appearances where he spoke to over 500 community youth about substance abuse and being successful in life. CENTRAL WYOMING HOSPICE CENTER Partnered with Central Wyoming Hospice Center in establishing the Comfort Care Project a program that helps families create lasting memories of their loved ones during the final stages of their lifes journey. 5 www.unitedwaync.com COMMUNITY ACTIVITES PROGRAM Two years ago the Community Activities Program was added to our efforts. This program is conducted outside of the Annual Campaign. The past two years it was conducted as part of the performance by Michael Israel. This year our event will be an exciting evening called Wyaui a fun luau event. Monies raised from this program help pay for community outreach activities donor and volunteer recognition annual campaign expenses and marketing including items such as this annual report. With the success of the Community Activities Program funds raised during the annual campaign are not having to pay for these expenses and are instead available for programs and services. We are very appreciative of the support given to this program. 6 www.unitedwaync.com Michael created a special Wyoming piece that he unveiled during his performance. The Wyoming art piece was incredible and two special studio productions were purchased by Mick McMurry and Joe Scott. The evening was highlighted by a heartfelt recognition of the McMurry Foundation for their support and generosity to organizations in our community and throughout Wyoming. As of May 1 2014 the McMurry Foundation had awarded over 56 million to non-profit organizations in Wyoming. 7 COLOR THE NIGHT We had so much fun and success with Michael Israel Art on the Range in 2013 he agreed to return in 2014 with Color the Night and WOW what a night www.unitedwaync.com 2014 FINANCIAL SUMMARY FY 2014 REVENUES Annual Campaign 1246000 Community Activities Program 144600 Community Advocacy Project 31500 Total Revenue 1422100 FY 2014 EXPENDITURES Office Admin Expenses 41426 UW Campaign Expenses 217721 Programs and Services 976267 Uncollectable Pledges 49600 Community Activities Program 54612 Community Advocacy Project 26720 Total Expenditures 1366346 RESERVE FUNDS Office Operations 179271 Community Programs 393841 Andrus Memorial Account 17829 Total Reserves 590941 8 2014 UNITED WAY TOTAL EXPENSES RESERVE ACCOUNTS 2014 REVENUES Uncollectable Pledges - 4 Community Activites Program - 4 Community Advocacy Project - 2 Office Admin Expenses - 3 UW Campaign Expenses - 16 Programs Services - 71 United Way of Natrona County realizes its financial stability is influenced by the local economic conditions of the community. For that reason United Ways Board of Directors has established a policy to maintain reserve funding for ourselves and our partner agencies who provide programs and serves we fund. These reserve funds helps ensure financial stability when facing sudden and unexpected downturns in the local community. www.unitedwaync.com 2014 GALAXY AWARD Galaxy Awards go to our elite companies that generate over 100000 through campaigns. True Companies Wyoming Machinery Company 2014 CALVARY AWARDS Cavalry Companies generate donations of 25000 or more through campaigns and special projects throughout the year. Wyoming Medical Center Hilltop National Bank First Interstate Bank Natrona County School District Anadarko Petroleum Nerd Gas Company LLC The Industrial Company TIC City of Casper Greiner Motors Rocky Mountain PowerDave Johnston PP THANK YOU www.unitedwaync.com COMPANY DONORS The 2014 United Way Annual Campaign received generous support from the following companies and community organizations. The support came in many forms be a corporate donation an employee based campaign and with a number of companies an employee based campaign supported by a corporate donation. Several companies even matched the employee donation in an effort to both encourage participation as well as provide the financial support needed so United Way and their partner agencies had the resources to meet the community needs. DONATION LEVEL 100000 True Compaines Wyoming Machinery Company DONATION LEVEL 25000-100000 Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Wyoming Medical Center First Interstate Bank Hilltop National Bank Natrona County School District The Industrial Company TIC Rocky Mountain PowerDave Johnston PP Greiner Motor Company Nerd Gas Company LLC DONATION LEVEL 10000-25000 City of Casper Killmer Associates LLC Carpenter Memorial Trust Casper College United Parcel Service Jonah Bank of Wyoming Casper Star Tribune High Country Fabrication WestechWotco Inc. Margaret James Kelley Foundation DONATION LEVEL 3000-10000 Central Wyoming Counseling Center Chesapeake Energy Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital Wells Fargo Bank Lisa Burridge Associates Real Estate Williams Porter Day Neville PC Lincoln Financial Advisors Child Development Center of Natrona County Brake Supply Company State of Wyoming Crum Electric Supply 71 Construction GSG Architecture Boys and Girls Club of Central Wyoming Access Midstream Burlington Northern Santa Fe Teeth R US Ex-Cons Lenhart Mason Associates Natrona County Offices Peabody Energy Macys Power Service Inc. Sinclair Casper Refinery Beatty Wozniak Reese Federal Express Spectra Energy CentriliftBaker Hughes Kirkwood Oil Gas DONATION LEVEL 500-3000 Hydro-Engineering Denbury Oil JC Penney University of Wyoming Family Practice Bristol-Myers Squibb United Way of Natrona County Wold Oil Properties Walmart Waterworks Enterprises Wyo Central Federal Credit Union Central Wyoming Neurosurgery Halliburton Energy Services Interfaith Target Goodstein Foundation Western Medical Associates Combined Federal Campaign Warrior Energy Sus. Corp. 10 www.unitedwaync.com Pepper Tank Contracting Company Stone Power Sales Service Casper Youth Crisis Center Western Vista Federal Credit Union Self Help Center Firerock ATT Enterprise Rent-A-Car Seton House Mercer Family Resource Center Supervalue Wallick Volk Remax the Group CenturyLink Truenorth Steel Community Health Center of Central Wyoming Central Wyoming Senior Services NAPA Auto Parts Dymond Resources USA Trucking Chevron Humankind Harry Thorson Foundation ExxonMobil Marsh Properties Ricoh RR Services Platte Valley Bank Bank of America Childrens Advocacy Project Best Buy Js Pub Grill ANB Bank Union Pacific Rail Road CASA of Natrona County Old Chicago Excal Inc. Natrona County Meals on Wheels Casper Family YMCA Uranerz Energy Corp. Guadalajara Restaurant Famous Daves Bar-B-Que Mountain States Lithographing Head Start Drug Testing Services of Natrona County Wyoming Behavioral Institute Modern Electric Company Central Wyoming Council Boy Scouts ARC of Natrona County WCDA Skogen Cometto Associates PC Porter Muirhead Cornia Howard CPAS Johnny Js Diner Granite Peak Development Sampson Construction American Title Agency Pope Construction Inc. Giles Transport Anderson Seismograph Service MOA Architecture Kinskey Family Foundation Statewide electric Co. Inc. ADDITIONAL COMPANIES Silver Fox Restaurant CPA Consulting Group United Way of the Ozarks Poor Boys Steakhouse Kiewit Energy R B C Dain Rauscher Eggingtons Dsasumo Equity Brokers Inc. La Cocina Mexican Restaurant IBM Office Max Pro-Kote Engineering Supply Reliant Federal Credit Union Wonder Bar WY HY Federal Credit Union Community Action Partnership HQ BBQ Parkway Plaza MN Equipment MN Aviation LLC BridgestoneFirestone Big Wind Media Inc. GE Foundation XcelEnergy Hilltop Storage LLC. Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies United Way of Greater Milwaukee American Plumbing and Heating National Alliance on Mental Illness Wyoming Senior Citizens Smiths Food and Drug Center Poplar Wine Spirits Allan Black Construction Three Crowns Principal Financial Group Downtown Development Authority Allstate Insurance Companies United Way of Metro Chicago 11 www.unitedwaync.com 12 2014 Community Activities Program Sponsors Platinum Level Gold Level Silver Level Bronze Level Diamond Level 2014 Community Activities Program Sponsors Platinum Level Gold Level Silver Level Bronze Level Diamond Level PLATINUM LEVEL DIAMOND LEVEL GOLD LEVEL SILVER LEVEL BRONZE LEVEL 2014 Community Activities Program Sponsors Platinum Level Gold Level Silver Level Bronze Level Diamond Level 2014 Community Activities Program Sponsors Platinum Level Gold Level Silver Level Bronze Level Diamond Level 2014 Community Activities Program Sponsors Platinum Level Gold Level Silver Level Bronze Level Diamond Level 2014 Community Activities Program Sponsors Platinum Level Gold Level Silver Level Bronze Level Diamond Level GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE- 2014 COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SPONSORS