(585) 671-2060 webcommchest@gmail.com

2020 Scholarship Award Winners – (Left to right, top and bottom)
Sophia Braithwaite and Jonathan Braithwaite from Webster Thomas
Ian Avery from Webster Thomas
Megan Mueller from Webster Schroeder

“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 2019 the Webster Community Chest assisted many in the 14580 zip code. This includes:

  • 1217 contacts to the Community Chest
  • 24 families received emergency financial assistance
  • 37 children received a summer camp scholarship
  • 3 families received emergency food 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 2019 the Chest supported the following:

  • Annual Webster Senior Citizens Luncheon
  • SEPTA (Special Education Parent Teacher Association) Scholarship Program
  • Webster Thomas High School for the start up of an in-school food cupboard
  • WASPS (Webster Association of Senior Program Supporters) for wheelchair transportation
  • Webster Museum received a donation of shelves
  • Webster Assembly of God’s Free Community Dinner on Thanksgiving
  • WCSD Veteran’s Dinner

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.

Click Here for Scholarship Description and Application 

Deadline: Applications must be received by March 31st.

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.

Click here for more information.