305 Main Street
Lewellen, NE 69147
- Phone: (308) 778-5548
Volunteers of America of Western Nebraska is a non-profit, spiritually-based organization that reaches out to empower people of all ages to achieve wellness — complete physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual well-being — supporting children, families, and communities. Volunteers of America has a long history of serving rural Nebraska.
Mary Beard started the affiliate in 1944 by holding a birthday party for herself and donating free school supplies and silver dollars to children who attended. Volunteers of America of Western Nebraska continues the Mary Beard Birthday Party today and provides a community of support for children with preschool, a childcare center, and an after-school program. In 1984, Volunteers of America Western Nebraska started a community health promotion program and incorporated in the state of Nebraska. Community support has allowed the organization to grow and expand.