Aid for Individuals
Please note that the Food Cupboard is closed. Emergency food and financial assistance during a crisis or emergency are still available.
Mission: To improve, develop and care for the health, welfare and general well being of residents of the greater Webster community.
In 2016 the Webster Community Chest assisted many in the 14580 zip code. This includes:
- 1802 contacts to the Community Chest
- 1812 visits to the Tuesday Surplus Food Distribution
- 600+ people served from the Food Cupboard
- 213 holiday food baskets distributed
- 24 children received a summer recreation scholarship
- 30 families received emergency financial assistance
Aid for Organizations
We are committed to helping organizations that strengthen our community by providing activities, and services for residents. We like to extend our resources to organizations for projects that may need extra funds. Organizations can write to Webster Community Chest at 1000 Ridge Rd. Webster NY 14580 to request funds. The President may then call the contact person and ask that they attend the next meeting to explain their project.
In 2016 the Chest supported the following:
- Mercy Flight
- Webster Senior Citizens Luncheon
- Webster Challenger Baseball
- Webster Library – completion of the new Early Learning Center
Medical Equipment Loan Cupboard
You may borrow equipment or make donations to the Webster Masonic Service Bureau located at 979 Bay Road. Please call them at 671-9730 for their hours and items available.
Shirley Miller Scholarship Award
Shirley Miller was the Community Chest benefit’s counselor for almost three decades. During those years, Shirley became the most visible part of the Community Chest working with those who most needed assistance. Each year the Webster Community Chest awards scholarships in Shirley’s memory to Webster seniors. These seniors have performed significant community service.
Deadline: Applications must be received by March 31st.
The 2017 Scholarship winners are Ahkirah Reid from Schroeder, and Ariana Diggory & Sarah Crumley from Thomas High School. Not pictured is Sarah Tyler from Schroeder.
Summer Camp Scholarships
The Webster Community Chest provides summer camp scholarships to children in Webster families that qualify. These scholarships are available for a week of camp at the Bay View YMCA or a week of Fun Camp at Webster Parks & Recreation Center.