Thank You!

From the bottom of our hearts, the Kearney Area Community Foundation and participating nonprofits say THANK YOU for being part of Give Where You Live 2015! Your generosity has affected countless lives through Kearney area nonprofit organizations that address our community’s needs in a continuously changing world. Together we are strengthening our community.

Thank you for donating during Give Where You Live – you have all been part of something very special! We encourage you to take a moment and review the impressive results of Give Where You Live.

Would you like to help improve next year’s event? Please take a moment to provide your feedback by following the link below. If you participated as both a nonprofit organization and a donor, please complete the survey twice.

How’d It Go?


Most Unique Donors
Sponsored by Kearney Regional Medical Center

Donors Amount Given

1

Kearney Whitewater Park

193 $14,060

2

Crane River Theater

191 $18,055

3

Peterson Senior Activity Center

102 $5,630

4

HelpCare Clinic

88 $12,032

5

Friends Mentoring Program

87 $2,045

6

S.A.F.E. Center

81 $11,011

7

Kids & Dreams Foundation

79 $4,020

8

KPS Foundation - Share the Stage

78 $14,383

9

Kearney Jubilee Center: Thrift Store & Food Pantry

78 $11,471

10

Kearney Area Animal Shelter

76 $29,723

11

Buffalo County GoodFellows, Inc.

75 $8,962

12

Kearney Area Habitat for Humanity

73 $16,650

13

Salvation Army of Kearney

73 $15,201

14

World Theatre

73 $6,881

15

Crossroads Center

72 $7,235

16

Buffalo County Community Partners

71 $9,036

17

Ravenna Community Foundation

69 $16,870

18

Kearney Area Children's Museum

65 $6,902

19

Shelton Area Goodfellows

64 $2,860

20

Shelton Fireworks Fund

63 $3,105

21

Kearney Community Theatre 2015

62 $3,983

22

Arc of Buffalo County

58 $4,465

23

Kearney Cemetery Beautification

57 $2,933

24

Shelton Area Lions Club - Park Improvements

55 $5,290

25

Shelton Cemetery Beautification

53 $2,770

26

Merryman Performing Arts Center

52 $7,026

27

Classic Car Collection 2015

50 $4,350

28

Shelton Youth Sports Club 2015

49 $9,498

29

Shelton SHELL Cancer Fund (Shelton Helping Everyone Live Longer) 2015

49 $2,445

30

Kearney Special Olympics

49 $2,279

31

Pleasanton Community Fund 2015

48 $7,723

32

Yanney Heritage Park Foundation

47 $18,780

33

Shelton Historical Society

42 $2,358

34

Rowe Sanctuary 2015

41 $5,170

35

Make-A-Wish, Kearney

39 $5,761

36

United Way of the Kearney Area

37 $11,105

37

Archway Society

36 $8,955

38

Royal Family Kids Camp

36 $6,684

39

Family Advocacy Network (FAN) 2015

35 $2,540

40

BraveHearts Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Learni

35 $1,761

41

Kearney Volunteer Fire Department

34 $2,850

42

Buffalo County Historical Society

33 $28,985

43

Amherst Public School

33 $3,965

44

KACC-Mark Benjamin Building Opportunity Scholarship

32 $6,180

45

Kearney/Buffalo County CASA 2015

32 $2,380

46

Shelton Public Schools Foundation

32 $1,653

47

STAND - Shelton Teens Against Negative Decisions

32 $1,305

48

Kearney Literacy Council

31 $1,715

49

Nebraska Veterans First

30 $3,027

50

Kearney YMCA-The Garden That Gives

29 $4,015
*Numbers and leaderboard will be updated every 15-20 mins


Most Dollars
Sponsored by Central Valley Irrigation

Donors Amount Given

1

Kearney Area Animal Shelter

76 $29,723

2

Buffalo County Historical Society

33 $28,985

3

Yanney Heritage Park Foundation

47 $18,780

4

Crane River Theater

191 $18,055

5

Ravenna Community Foundation

69 $16,870

6

Kearney Area Habitat for Humanity

73 $16,650

7

Salvation Army of Kearney

73 $15,201

8

KPS Foundation - Share the Stage

78 $14,383

9

Kearney Whitewater Park

193 $14,060

10

HelpCare Clinic

88 $12,032

11

Kearney Jubilee Center: Thrift Store & Food Pantry

78 $11,471

12

United Way of the Kearney Area

37 $11,105

13

S.A.F.E. Center

81 $11,011

14

Shelton Youth Sports Club 2015

49 $9,498

15

Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) 2015

27 $9,405

16

Buffalo County Community Partners

71 $9,036

17

Buffalo County GoodFellows, Inc.

75 $8,962

18

Archway Society

36 $8,955

19

Pleasanton Community Fund 2015

48 $7,723

20

Crossroads Center

72 $7,235

21

Merryman Performing Arts Center

52 $7,026

22

Kearney Area Children's Museum

65 $6,902

23

World Theatre

73 $6,881

24

Royal Family Kids Camp

36 $6,684

25

KACC-Mark Benjamin Building Opportunity Scholarship

32 $6,180

26

Make-A-Wish, Kearney

39 $5,761

27

Peterson Senior Activity Center

102 $5,630

28

Shelton Area Lions Club - Park Improvements

55 $5,290

29

Rowe Sanctuary 2015

41 $5,170

30

University of Nebraska at Kearney

11 $5,065

31

Rooted

14 $4,770

32

Arc of Buffalo County

58 $4,465

33

Classic Car Collection 2015

50 $4,350

34

Kids & Dreams Foundation

79 $4,020

35

Kearney YMCA-The Garden That Gives

29 $4,015

36

Kearney Community Theatre 2015

62 $3,983

37

Amherst Public School

33 $3,965

38

Compass

22 $3,600

39

Loper Wrestling Legacy Fund

17 $3,250

40

Shelton Fireworks Fund

63 $3,105

41

Nebraska Veterans First

30 $3,027

42

Kearney Cemetery Beautification

57 $2,933

43

RESTORE Ministries

14 $2,890

44

Junior Achievement District of Kearney

25 $2,865

45

Shelton Area Goodfellows

64 $2,860

46

Kearney Volunteer Fire Department

34 $2,850

47

Shelton Cemetery Beautification

53 $2,770

48

Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center- 2015

13 $2,712

49

Central Community College Foundation-Kearney Center

14 $2,598

50

Family Advocacy Network (FAN) 2015

35 $2,540
*Numbers and leaderboard will be updated every 15-20 mins

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The Kearney Area Community Foundation was established in 1995 to provide an umbrella organization to assist grassroots groups to “do good things” in the area. Today, we manage $16 million in assets and oversee more than 200 different funds for programs. We are very proud of the fact that the Foundation has reinvested more than $35.2 million in grants, scholarships and program support back into the community since our inception. That is the true philosophy of a progressive community foundation – not only do we grow our endowments, but we also make sure money flows back into the community to improve our quality of life.

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