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Changing Stories

OUR MISSION Improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the West Central Texas area.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Susan Watts Chair Justin Crowe Chair Elect Corby Flanagan Past Chair Lon Biebighauser Treasurer Sage Diller Secretary Staci Benavides Investment Will Duncan Investment Charles Ferguson Stewardship Megan Allred Norm Archibald Staci Benavides Leigh Black Lynn Darby Mitch Davis Lee DeLeรณn Will Duncan Alex Eagle 2

Christal Faries Albert Gutierrez Dr. Ashley Hall Robert Hanna Jay Hardaway Dr. Roberta Kalafut Dr. Nancy Kucinski Jay Lester Elyse Lewis Adam Lott Regi McCabe-Gossett Shannon Nix Inger Nordby Doug Peters Trent Poindexter Jack Rentz Wesley Smith Jennifer Snodgrass Reed Stafford Matthew Sullivan Jenn Waldmann Elizabeth Niblo Wallace Dr. David Young

Key Message Dear Friends, During 2017, the United Way of Abilene and its partner agencies made great progress toward our mission of ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. We worked with our Community Partners to address the needs of today and tomorrow while seeking ways to create positive, lasting change. Everyone in West Central Texas is connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, and when people are healthy! The citizens of Abilene, the West Central Texas area, the United Way of Abilene and its partner agencies all faced some special challenges in 2017. The need for human services has increased significantly in the last few months while financial resources became tight. Our partners have done an outstanding job of meeting community needs during these challenging times. Your gifts to the United Way have been used efficiently, stretched, and multiplied by our 24 partner agencies! I sincerely thank all of you, the members of the United Way of Abilene, for your gifts of time, talent, and treasure. The generous financial gifts you have made to the 2018 campaign will assist our partners in meeting the needs of the community in the coming year. The volunteers who reviewed the programs ensured that your dollars are going to programs that meet one or more of our stated goals. These review team and stewardship volunteers put in many hours on our behalf. I am grateful that we have these talented people who are willing to serve our community. They have earned our heartfelt thank you. Thank you for your continued and generous support,

Dr. Cathy Ashby President & CEO, United Way of Abilene

Susan Watts Chair, United Way of Abilene Board of Directors

Volunteer Leadership

United Way knows that we are stronger together and that it takes passionate community champions working toward shared goals to address our community’s needs. We thank each person below, as well as those who shared their time in the 2-1-1 Phone Corps, Business Blitz, and other special events. Together, we can change what’s possible. Dr. Ashley Hall Brad Thompson Annabel House 2-1-1 ADVISORY COUNCIL Evan Harris Jim Trietsch Melissa Irby •••••••••••••••• Mitch Davis* Shaun Martin Lana Trietsch Daniell Jara Jake Allred Susan Montgomery Michelle Van Horne Mary Beth Kouba Craig Bessent Bill Noonan Jenn Waldmann Diane Leggett Barbara Boen Dennis O’Dell Anthony Williams, Jr. Patrick Lewis Jim Bryan Doug Peters Regi McCabe-Gossett KEY CITY BLUES Vincent Cantu Cody Polk Misty Tom •••••••••••••••• Brennan Favor Steve Senter Jim Barr* *indicates Committee Chair Greg Goettsch Wesley Smith Sue Barr Jenny Goode Steve Strain Jennifer Ellison Lori Grumet Elizabeth Niblo Wallace Pat Fite Scotty Henderson Susan Watts Tami Galloway Tim Horst Dr. James Webster Steve Harrell Ronnie Kidd Greg Jaklewicz COMMUNITY IMPACT Esther Kissell Jenn Waldmann Regi McCabe-Gossett REVEW TEAM LOANED EXECUTIVES •••••••••••••••• Scott McLean •••••••••••••••• Kevin Orr Staci Benavides* Chris Ballard Michelle Parker Will Duncan* Larry Bell John Riggins Megan Baldree Travis Craver Community Impact Review Teams Richard Rodgers Paula Clowdus Mark Hathorn Mary Ross Theron Cole Juliann Kelley Sandi Saringer Justin Crowe Paula LeMarr Julie Shield Lynn Darby Derek Orr Lisette Spraggins Alex Eagle Cody Polk Gary Ellison Zach Reyes Judy Elmore Casjen Rico CAMPAIGN CABINET •••••••••••••••• Ashley Grisham Matt Thaxton Charlie Black* Juliann Kelley Samantha Thompson Leigh Black* Andrea Kerley Kacy Uechi Hurricane Harvey Response Travis Black Dr. Nancy Kucinski STEWARDSHIP REVIEW Debbie Bolls Patrick Lewis •••••••••••••••• Dr. Phil Christopher Norene Mansell Charles Ferguson* Mike Denny Dennis McQuiston Jessica Ambrose Trish Dressen Anna Melendez Lon Biebighauser Gary Galbraith Garrett Nichols Jonathan Camp Ryan Gibson Priscilla Rayford Sharmon Daley Jean Goodnight Audrey Ricci Jennifer Eller Dr. Gary Goodnight Coby Roberts Bill Fahey Jeff Graham Patricia Sartain Corby Flanagan Gary Grubbs Reed Stafford Julie Folwell Business Blitz Shea Hall Kristi Terbush Larry Folwell


Community Impact

At its core, Community Impact harnesses the power of the entire community to create significant, sustainable improvements and thus it requires many community partners working together to solve complex problems. In order to have the most significant impact, we focus our work on efforts achieving measurable change on key priorities in the areas of Education, Financial Stability, and Health. Because of contributions annually to the United Way of Abilene campaign, our Community Partners are able to positively impact individuals and families. Together we change stories. In 2017, more than 50 volunteers dedicated their time to review programs through Community Impact Review Teams and Stewardship Review Teams. These volunteers reviewed program outcomes, made site visits, and analyzed financial information to ensure your gift to United Way is used efficiently and effectively. Our community’s commitment to creating opportunities to help individuals and families achieve their greatest potential is living proof that each of us has the ability to make a difference.

"My story is not what I had originally planned, but I am thankful for a community that invests in changing stories." Lori 4

Getting Results

Our community’s commitment to creating opportunities to help individuals and families achieve their greatest potential is living proof that each of us has the ability to make a difference. With investments from caring members of our community like you, we are proud to share some of the impact our programs had in 2017: • 309 teens were prepared for academic and social success • 95 adults and seniors received basic needs supplies and services to maintain their independence • 47 children in foster care achieved permanency • 1,502 families received quality childcare which allowed them to work, attend school, or participate in job training programs • 243 individuals received financial assistance for insurance and transportation to help them combat health challenges • 495 youth benefited from a positive mentor • 8,792 vital health care and dental appointments provided for uninsured, economically disadvantaged individuals • 87% of case managed students improved their performance in school


2-1-1 Texas A Call for Help

Through cooperative relationships, 2-1-1 Texas A Call for Help supports an integrated service delivery system. Their database covers health and community services provided by non-profit, critical for-profit, and governmental organizations. In 2017, 2-1-1 Texas A Call for Help handled 50,936 calls for information and referral from across the state of Texas. More than 14,000 of those calls came from individuals in Taylor County. Top met needs include Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, and Rent Payment Assistance. In 2017, 2-1-1 Texas A Call for Help and United Way of Abilene mobilized 230 volunteers in response to Hurricane Harvey. A combined 1,830 volunteer hours were contributed as the 2-1-1 Volunteer Phone Corps responded to 12,993 calls during a 12 day period. 2-1-1 Texas A Call for Help is a public/private collaboration of United Way of Abilene, the City of Abilene, and the Texas Health & Human Services Commission.

Hurricane Harvey Phone Corps



Abilene Hope Haven Adult Protective Services Partners Alliance for Women & Children Alzheimer’s Association Ben Richey Boys Ranch Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Country CASA Boy Scouts Texas Trails Council Boys & Girls Club Cancer Services Network Center for Contemporary Arts City of Abilene Adaptive Recreation Communities in Schools Connecting Caring Communities Day Nursery of Abilene Dyess Youth Programs FaithWorks Girl Scouts Texas Oklahoma Plains Hug-A-Root Family Farms MERCY Health Care Center Noah Project Presbyterian Medical Care Mission Regional Victim Crisis Center ResourceCare Southwestern Diabetic Foundation The Salvation Army YMCA of Abilene


Leadership Giving Circle

The United Way of Abilene Leadership Giving Circle comprises several leadership giving levels and was founded as a way to honor and thank donors who make an in our community’s future through United Way. The power and value of your investment goes far beyond the dollars.

TOCQUEVILLE SOCIETY •••••••••••••••••••••• $10,000+

INDIVIDUALS Mrs. Carolyn Barber Jim and Sue Barr Ms. Dixie B. Bassett Mr. and Mrs. Bob Beckham

SWENSON $5,000 - $7,499

CYPRESS $1,500 - $1,999

Mr. Philip and Dr. Cathy Ashby Mr. and Mrs. Charles Black Mr. and Mrs. Ron Butler Dave and Laura Copeland Donor Advised Fund Mr. Kenneth Murphy Ms. Lori Owens JM Parker Foundation H.L. Shaw Memorial Advised Fund Mike and Cindy Sullivan

Megan and Jake Allred Carolyn and Harwell Barber Designated United Way Fund Sonja and Brian Bessent Judge and Mrs. Downing Bolls Ms. Mary Brooks The Doctors Christopher Mark and Becky Colman Dr. Matt and Jenna Cope Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Davis Gary and Deonna Galbraith Jason and Amy Gebhart Bob and Mary Goodner Arthur and Linda Goolsbee Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Graham David and Anita Green Mr. and Mrs. Gail Gregg Hon. Lee and Dr. Rae Ann Hamilton Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hanna Mrs. Robert Hitt Dr. Nancy Kucinski Chester and Sherry Massengill Dr. Chris McClish Mr. Daniel Neely Michael Ricker John and Sandi Saringer Scott and Michelle Senter Scott and Janice Serrault Gary and Suzie Shahan Glen and Marelyn Shedd Carolyn and Richard Shelburn Dennis and Kim Tarrant Dan Thompson Tom and Debbie Tomaras Rick and Kristy Waldraff Greg and Elizabeth Wilson Dr. and Mrs. Gary Wilson Bobbie and Bernice Wolfe Dr. and Mrs. David Young


PARAMOUNT $3,500 - $4,999 ••••••••••••••••

Doctors Ed Brandecker and Roberta Kalafut

Mr. Grady Barr Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gragg Mr. Kelly McCarty

Mr. and Mrs. Tucker Bridwell

GRACE $2,500 - $3,499

Joe Ed and Jo Canon

Mr. and Mrs. Robert O. Briley Mr. Eric Bruntmyer Mr. and Mrs. Glen Churchill Lynn and Bud Darby Mr. Corby and Dr. Diana Flanagan Gee Family Donor Advised Fund Larry and Mary Gill Bruce and Nancy Hildebrand Mike and Sharon McDonald Evelyn Niblo Dennis and Janet O’Dell Jimmy and Jacki Parker Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ramsay Harry and Charlotte Reaugh

Mr. and Mrs. John L. Beckham

The Crawford Family Mr. Scott Dueser Murray and Kathi Edwards Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hampton Geoff and Angela Haney Dr. Robert Leedy and Dr. Nikki Green Mr. and Mrs. Hillary Moore Jack and Becky Rentz The Doctors Trammell Dr. and Mrs. Paul Watts FOUNDATIONS Bob L. Herd Foundation Denny Family Foundation Dian Graves Owen Foundation Dodge Jones Foundation Kickapoo Springs Foundation Legett Foundation Shelton Family Foundation 6


ELKS $2,000 - $2,499


Ms. Heather S. Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cannon Vance and Mary Cooksey Sage and Toni Diller Don and Rudith Drennan Brett and Allison Emmett Ray and Star Ferguson Tim and Rhonda Graves Dr. and Mrs. Bill C. Haynes Monica and Sean Houston Mr. and Mrs. Tim Lancaster Mr. Luke Longhofer Regi and Jasmine McCabe-Gossett Scott and Christina McDonald Bob and Joyce McMillan Ms. Inger Nordby Mr. Randy Roewe Richard and Tracy Wolfe Michael and Cheryl Wolverton


TEXAS & PACIFIC $1,200 - $1,499 ••••••••••••••••

Ms. Sherri Abee Ms. Suzanne Allmon Tom and Lisa Ambrose Norm and Nancy Archibald Robert and Staci Benavides Mr. and Mrs. Jim Berry Leroy and Rhonda Bolt Christine Boswell Jan Brimer-Nelson Dr. Mark Butz David Byerly Dale and Helen Cartee

Carl Childers Fund Mr. and Mrs. Tim Collard Justin and Lindsey Crowe Mr. and Mrs. Lee De Leon Mike and Pat Dunnahoo Mr. and Mrs. Alex Eagle Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eagle Allan and Judy Farmer Ramiro and Vanessa Faz Mr. and Mrs. Allan Frizzell Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Gilliam Mr. Frank Gioia Mr. Jim Goldston Jenny and Kody Goode Mr. Jeremy Gray Dr. Jack and Ann Griggs Dr. and Mrs. Glen Hall Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Harper Dr. Sandra Harper Cindy Hay Mark and Donna Haynes Ms. Annabel House Vicki and Gary House Kelly Hyde Drs. Phillip and Paige LeMasters Mr. and Mrs. Jon Lester Joey and Karen Light Dr. and Mrs. Timothy Lillick Dennis McQuiston Bobby and Doris Melson Dr. and Mrs. Royce Money Pamela Nugent Pat and Corie O’Connor Derek Orr Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pearson Mr. and Mrs. Douglas S. Peters Trent Poindexter Dr. and Mrs. Jack Ramsey Courtney Rasmussen Jack and Karen Rich Mr. and Mrs. Chris Riley Mr. Cameron and Dr. Katherine Rinard Ida and Jaime Rocha Mark and Jennifer Rogers Vanessa Romero-Gandara Dr. Phil Schubert Mr. and Mrs. Reave Scott Susan and Vir Bo Shomansurov Alison Sims Mrs. Arthur D. Smith Randy and Kay Spiva Reed and Lauren Stafford Jeromy and Karla Stephens Gail and Paul Thames Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Thaxton Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thompson

n investment of $1,200 or more annually Alonzo Tisdale Mr. James D. Tittle Aaron Turner Thelma Vega Bernie and Jenn Waldmann David and Amanda Weems Brice and Cynthia West Larry Williams Doug and Frances Williamson Mr. and Mrs. Brian Yates Dr. Patrick G. Young Carolyn and Richard Young

Young Leaders Society Tapped In



Megan and Jake Allred Justin and Bethany Ashlock Megan Baldree Staci and Robert Benavides Lacy Bruce Kate and Andrew Bustos Sydney Butler Mr. and Mrs. Chase Coffman Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Cope Justin and Lindsey Crowe Nathan Hopper Mary Beth Kouba Mr. and Mrs. Lee De Leon Regi and Jasmine McCabe-Gossett Mark and Jennifer Rogers Reed and Lauren Stafford Bernie and Jenn Waldmann Elizabeth and Wilson Wallace Brice and Cynthia West Brandon and Jana Young

Tapped In

Tocqueville Legacy Circle Dinner


Young Leaders Society Stone Soup Every effort has been made to include pledges received by February 1, 2018. Some donors wish to remain anonymous, and we honor such requests. We apologize for any omissions.

United Way Board Retreat


Employee and Corporate Giving We believe that investing in programs and services that build stronger, healthier, and more financially stable individuals and families will create a better life for everyone in our community. When you give through your workplace or company, you join hundreds of other donors in creating lasting and measurable change.

TOP 25 •••••••••••••••••••••• Organizations Listed in Investment Order

First Financial Bank The Rentech Companies Hendrick Health System Abilene ISD City of Abilene The United Family H-E-B Food Store #070 AEP Texas Atmos Energy Wylie ISD J.H. Strain & Sons, Inc. United Parcel Service The Toro Company NSN Batjer & Associates Condley & Company, L.L.P. Eide Bailly LLP Hardin-Simmons University Abilene Aero, Inc. First Bank Texas Dillard's Department Stores ResourceCare United Way of Abilene Day Nursery of Abilene Abilene Christian University Mike Dunnahoo's Star Dodge-Hyundai 8

OVER $100,000

$25,000 - $49,999

$2,500 - $4,999

First Financial Bank Hendrick Health System The Rentech Companies Frontier Welded Products Rentech Boiler Services Rentech Boiler Systems

AEP Texas Atmos Energy H-E-B Food Store #070 J.H. Strain and Sons, Inc. Wylie ISD Administration Early Childhood Elementary High School Intermediate School Junior High Middle School

Abilene Glass & Mirror AimBank Blue Cross/Blue Shield Processing Bridgestone-Bandag Cargill Animal Nutrition Central Appraisal District of Taylor County Coleman County State Bank Abilene Banking Center FedEx First Abilene Federal Credit Union Happy State Bank KTAB-TV/KRBC-TV Lauren Engineers & Constructors Nation Wide Products LLC Noah Project SuddenLink Walmart Foundation Wolfepak Software YMCA of Abilene Zachry Associates


$50,000 - $99,999


Abilene ISD

Abilene High School Adult Learning - Alta Vista Academy of Technology Engineering, Math & Science High School Austin Elementary Bassetti Elementary Bonham Elementary Bowie Elementary Clack Middle School Cooper High School Craig Middle School Crockett Early Head Start Dyess Elementary Holland Medical High School Jackson Elementary Jefferson Center Johnston Elementary Lee Elementary Long Early Learning Center Madison Middle School Maintenance Mann Middle School Martinez Elementary One AISD Administration Ortiz Elementary Planetarium Purchasing/Warehouse Reagan Elementary Taylor Elementary Technology Thomas Elementary Transportation Ward Elementary Woodson Center for Excellence City of Abilene The United Family Market Street #679 United Supermarkets #545, #547, #548, #574


$15,000 - $24,999


Abilene Aero, Inc. Batjer & Associates Condley & Company, LLP Eide Bailly LLP First Bank Texas Hardin-Simmons University The Toro Company NSN United Parcel Service

$10,000 - $14,999


Abilene Christian University Barr Roofing Company Betty Hardwick Center Day Nursery of Abilene Dillard’s Department Stores First Baptist Church Abilene Mike Dunnahoo’s Star Dodge- Hyundai Prosperity Bank ResourceCare United Way of Abilene

$5,000 - $9,999


Abilene Chamber of Commerce Abilene Regional Medical Center Beltway Park Baptist Church Enprotec Hibbs/Todd Enterprise Rent-A-Car Loan Star Title McMurry University Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc. Target Taylor County Wagstaff LLP Attorneys & Counselors Wells Fargo Advisors LLC Wolfe & Company, P.C.


$1,000 - $2,499


Abilene Bone & Joint AT&T Ben Richey Boys Ranch Benchmark Business Solutions Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star Big Country CASA Borden Duffel, P.C. Border States Electric Boys & Girls Club Briercroft Roofing Cancer Services Network CBS Insurance Choate Law Firm, P.L.L.C. Dean Hagler, Ltd. Eagle Aviation Services Eli Lilly & Company ENT Specialists of Abilene ExxonMobil Hirschfeld Steel, Inc. Kellogg Company Lawrence Hall Cheverolet Lease Management Services OneGas Foundation, Inc. Perry Hunter Hall Insurance Philpott Florists Saulsbury Industries Senter Realtors Texas Healthcare Linen Wes-T-Go Zachry Associates & Publications

$500 - $999


Abilene General Tire Abilene Hope Haven Abilene Printing & Stationery Abilene Reporter-News Alzheimer’s Assoiciation AML Environmental BBVA Compass Better Business Bureau Big Country Restaurant & Refrigeration Browning Law Firm C&W Leasing Corp Chase & Walls, PLLC CityLink Cross Plains ISD CSL Plasma DATROO Technologies Hanner Supercenter Jeff Luther Construction Johnson & Johnson Layton and Gage CPA’s McElroy Metal North’s Funeral Home Presbyterian Medical Care Mission Region 14 ESC Rexnord/Zurn/Manpower Sitzes Self Storage The Crowe Group, Inc. Tigé Boats, Inc. Weatherl & Associates West Texas Rehabilitation Center Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas

$100 - $499


3rd Street Printing A Habitat for Learning AbiMar Foods Abilene Christian Schools Abilene Country Club Abilene Diesel Performance Abilene Millwork Addie’s Alliance for Women & Children Amazon Smile Foundation Andrews Furniture Auto-Chlor Systems of West Texas Bank of America Merrill Lynch Black Plumbing Brookhollow Animal Clinic Budget Blinds Burchell, Denson & Morrison, P.C. C. Smith & Son Farm Equipment Capital Farm Credit Carl’s Electric Communities in Schools Compass Financial Strategies Cypress Street Station David Waldrop Interiors Deluxe Corporation

Family Vision Associates Freakshow Performance Funeral Directors Life Insurance Glandon and Scarborough, P.C. Halliburton Giving Choices Happy Trails Rustic Furniture Haskell National Bank Hatchett Realtors Hawk Portable Buildings HVHC, Inc. Illinois Tool Works JCPenney Corporation Key Appraisal Group LLC Klickers Hair Salon LargoTex Resources Lytle Land & Cattle Company Maverick Saw Cutting Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Nelnet O’Reilly Auto Parts Pine Street Salvage Plains Hospitality Platform II LLC Procter Automotive Service Sally’s Printing & Mail Service ServiceMaster by A-Town/Hi Tech Sharon's Barbeque & Catering Six 11 Ranches LLC Southwestern Diabetic Foundation Sparrow T’s St. Paul United Methodist Church Surprises Gift Shop Teppanyaki Japanese Grill LLC Texas Star Trading Co. Texas Trails Council - Boy Scouts The Paint Center Townsquare Media Tuscola Cafe TXU Energy, Luminant and Oncor Wells Enterprises, Inc. West Central Texas Municipal Water District Windstream

In-Kind Gifts

2018 Campaign Kickoff

No Shave November


Abilene Glass & Mirror Abilene Reporter-News Chick-Fil-A North Abilene Cotton Patch Photography Funeral Directors Life Insurance KTAB-TV/KRBC-TV Lone Star Dry Goods Sitzes Self Storage The Paint Center United Supermarkets Every effort has been made to include pledges received by February 1, 2018. Some donors wish to remain anonymous, and we honor such requests. We apologize for any omissions.

First Baptist Church United Way Campaign


Key City Rhythm and Blues Festival

The Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival has generated proceeds to benefit the Community Partners of United Way of Abilene for three years. In 2017, the Festival saw several weather related challenges, but generous sponsors coupled with dedicated fans and volunteers helped the event secure $38,000 for United Way programs. We are thankful to those sponsors, fans, and volunteers who have continued to partner with us to make this unique event a success. We are looking forward to hosting the 4th annual event April 27 & 28, 2018 at the Nelson Park Festival Gardens. Visit keycityblues.com or find us on Facebook to learn more about the event and our sponsors.


United Way Foundation of Abilene

The United Way Foundation of Abilene Board has worked diligently in 2017 to strengthen the organization through round table discussions with key community leaders and with educational seminars on the importance of planned giving. Many wonderful community members have already committed to leaving a legacy gift to the Foundation. In 2017, the United Way of Abilene’s Tocqueville Legacy Circle membership grew to 19 families and foundations. Every gift to our Foundation - large or small - makes a difference and will positively impact the future of our community. The United Way Foundation of Abilene is off to a great start! Giving to the Foundation can be tailored to meet your individual needs. Please consider your gift to the future families of Abilene and West Texas. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

Foundation Financials Assets

Investments: Cash and Cash Equivalents Equities Fixed Income - bond funds

December 31, 2017 (unaudited)

Net Assets


37,072 950,234 601,949

Total Investments 1,584,255 Contributions receivable, net of discount 1,132,201 Total Assets $ 2,716,456

Unrestricted $ 568,531 Temporarily Restricted 120,055 Permanently Restricted 2,027,870 Total Net Assets $ 2,716,456 Note: The presented financial information is summarized from the financial statements prepared by the management of United Way of Abilene as directed by the United Way Foundation of Abilene Board of Directors. The public accounting firm of Eide Bailly LLP. will audit these statements and additional related information. Their report will be available at the United Way of Abilene office and on the United Way of Abilene website upon completion of the audit.


Members of the Tocqueville Legacy Circle

FOUNDATION DIRECTORS Scott Dueser Chairman Geoff Haney Vice Chairman Dr. Cathy Ashby President Hillary Moore Treasurer Carolyn Beckham Secretary Leroy Bolt Dr. Phil Christopher Joe Crawford Dr. Sara Trammell

TOCQUEVILLE LEGACY CIRCLE Honoring individuals who have made lifetime commitments to United Way of $100,000+.

Mrs. Carolyn Barber Mr. Grady Barr Ms. Dixie B. Bassett Bob and Peggy Beckham Lon and Christy Biebighauser Bob L. Herd Foundation Doctors Ed Brandecker & Roberta Kalafut Tucker and Gina Bridwell Joe Ed and Jo Canon Mr. Scott Dueser Corby and Diana Flanagan Lee and Callie Hampton Geoff and Angela Haney Dodge Jones Foundation Dian Graves Owen Foundation Jack and Becky Rentz Shelton Family Foundation Doctors Talmadge and Sara Trammell Greg and Elizabeth Wilson 11

In 1989, the United Way of Abilene Board of Directors approved the establishment of a Volunteer Service Award. The purpose of the award is to honor one outstanding volunteer for “a lifetime of community service.” Criteria for the award are a commitment to service to others, determination and persistence in fulfilling volunteer obligations, loyalty and integrity, active involvement in community activities in addition to United Way, and dedication to helping people in Abilene.

Volunteer Service Award Past Recipients: 1990 - Ray Howe 1991 - Bob Tiffany 1992 - Harold Crawford 1993 - Dale Ackers 1994 - Walter F. Johnson 1995 - A.B. “Stormy” Shelton 1996 - Mozelle Scarborough 1997 - Dr. Jesse C. Fletcher 1998 - Harwell Barber

1999 - Fred Lee Hughes 2000 - Scott Dueser 2001 - Dr. Royce Money 2002 - Billye Proctor-Shaw 2003 - Dr. Gary D. McCaleb 2005 - Dian Graves Stai 2007 - Bill Waddill 2008 - H.C. Zachry 2009 - Mike Schweikhard

2010 - Paul Cannon 2011 - Dale Cartee 2012 - John Beckham 2013 - Dr. Bob Hunter 2014 - Dr. Phil Christopher 2015 - Joe Crawford 2016 - Leroy Bolt 2017 - Dixie B. Bassett


Financial Position Summary Assets

December 31, 2017 (unaudited)


Cash and Cash Equivalents



Cash and Cash Equivalents designated/restricted


Accounts Receivable & Prepaid Expenses


Pledges Receivable, Net


Property and Equipment, Net


Long-term Investments


Total Assets



Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses



Federal & State Employee Gifts Payable


Community Funds Commitment


Deferred Revenue Total Liabilities Unrestricted

35,080 $




Unrestricted - Board Designated


Temporarily Restricted


Permanently Restricted


Total Net Assets



Total Liabilities & Net Assets



Note: The presented financial information is summarized from the financial statements prepared by the management of United Way of Abilene as directed by its Finance Committee. The public accounting firm of Eide Bailly, LLP will audit these statements and additional related information. Their report will be available at the United Way of Abilene office and on the United Way of Abilene website upon completion of the audit.



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