2021 Scholarship Award Winners – (Left to right, top and bottom)
Jason Lisciandro, Jonathan Sullo (from Schroeder)
Amy Cawley, Maya Dickson, Jonathan Reeve, Brynn Smith (from Thomas)
“I can’t thank you enough. This is the first time I have ever faced a financial situation like this and I can’t begin to describe the anxiety I have been feeling. Your help has eased this tremendously and I am very grateful.”
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 2021 the Webster Community Chest assisted many in the 14580 zip code. This includes:
- 1093 contacts to the Community Chest
19 families received emergency financial assistance
2 children received a summer camp scholarship
- 2 children received a Girls on the Run scholarship
5 children with disabilities received horseback riding lessons
1 family received assistance from the Crisis Fund after a fire destroyed their home
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 2020 the Chest supported the following:
The Webster Marching Band received funds to provide food for students unable to provide their own.
NEQALS (North East Quadrant Advanced Life Support) received funds for their new facility on Jackson Road.
Heritage Christian Services received funds to purchase needed supplies for their Webster group homes during the Covid pandemic.
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 high school seniors. These seniors have performed significant community service.
Deadline: Applications must be received by March 31st.