BBC Holiday Food Baskets

Alliance- United Way of Western Nebraska is now accepting applications for Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets in Box Butte County on their website at The food baskets are intended for individuals and families in the Box Butte County area that need additional food resources.

The food is generously provided in partnership with Safeway, Alliance Ministerial Association, area churches, local non-profit organizations, local businesses and generous community members that come together to ensure that food insecure families have much needed food during the holiday season.

Monetary donations may be mailed to United Way, P.O. Box 617, Alliance, NE 69301 with “food baskets” in the memo. For more information about Thanksgiving or Christmas food baskets or if you need assistance completing the food basket application, please contact Karen Benzel at 308-763-8031 or

United Way of Western Nebraska is a nonprofit organization that unites people and resources to build a stronger, healthier and more compassionate community. They support 27 local nonprofit agencies in the areas of education, health and financial stability. They have been reinvesting in Western Nebraska since their inception in 1945. For more information, visit