Community Outreach

We are here to help our community through you! Let’s work together to make Billings, Montana a better place for our citizens and our children!

William Underriner and family has been guided by principles that give high regard for the people in our company, our customers, and our broader community. Our company is organized around the idea that must business enterprises serve people, and not the other way around. By giving back to our community, we endeavor to make it a better place to live and abright shining light to other communities in the southern Montana region. Hence our longstanding support for community outreach and public service.

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PRESS RELEASES ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY OUTREACH ENDEAVORS

Friday May 29, 2015 Underriner Motors Announces The Winner of A New Van
Saturday June 6, 2015 Underriner Motors Expands Support For ZooMontana

Alberta Bair Theater

We are a patron of the arts for the value of cultural enrichment it brings to the community. Today the Alberta Bair Theater is the largest fully equipped performing arts center in the region. The 1400 seat venue showcases professional touring companies, featuring musician, dance, and theater performances, as well as local performing groups. The Alberta Bair Theater provides outstanding educational programming for 25,000 school children annually and serves the population of 400,000.

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Alberta-Bair Theater

The Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

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The Alzheimer’s Association

American Cancer Society and Affiliates

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

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American Cancer Society

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Billings Chamber of Commerce

The Underriner family supports the role of the Billings Chamber of Commerce in promoting economic development beneficial to Billings residents and all Montanans. The Billings Chamber of Commerce serves the greater Billings area.  Its mission is to develop a strong business climate and vibrant economy by serving the community in a leadership role thereby enhancing the quality of life.

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Billings Chamber of Commerce

Billings Clinic

Based in Billings, Montana, Billings Clinic is the largest health care organization in the State of Montana, and serves a vast region covering much of Montana, northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas. Billings Clinic is a physician-led, integrated multi-specialty group practice with a 285-bed hospital, Level II trauma center, and a 90-bed skilled nursing and assisted living facility.

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Billings Clinic

Billings Symphony Orchestra and Choral

Founded as the Billings Symphony Society in May of 1951, the organization’s mission is to enrich lives through music. Today that mission remains the driving force behind the Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale (BSO&C). Each season, the BSO&C performs for tens of thousands people throughout south central and eastern Montana and northeastern Wyoming, and help introduce music to children, youth, adults, and seniors through Explore Music!, the BSO&C’s music education and community engagement program.

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Billings Symphony Orchestra and Chorale

Boys & Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County

Since 1971, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County has been the place where thousands of kids have found a positive environment filled with adult role models and opportunities to BE GREAT.  Today our four Clubhouses are staffed with full and part-time youth development professionals dedicated to helping our members become productive, caring, responsible citizens.

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Boys & Girls Club of Yellowstone County

Camp Mak-A-Dream

The Underriner family having struggled with cancer in their own family recognizes the need for offering community support and compassion for those who have been afflicted by cancer. Camp Mak-A-Dream was founded in 1991 by Harry and Sylvia Granader, who donated 87 acres of their Montana ranch and seed money to begin construction of a new Camp facility. It’s cost-free to the participants, and is a camp for children and young adults struggling with cancer. It’s located in Gold Creek, Montana and operated by Children’s Oncology Camp Foundation.

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Camp Make A Dream

Eagle Mount

Eagle Mount Bozeman is committed to provide quality therapeutic recreational opportunities for people with disabilities and young people with cancer, and to provide support for families of participants so that “they shall mount up with wings as eagles” (Isaiah 40:31).

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Eagle Mount

St John’s Lutheran Ministries

St. John’s Lutheran Ministries is a community of diverse people sharing God’s healing presence. Our Mission is to provide living opportunities within nurturing environments of hope, dignity and love. As a ministry of the church and as a not-for-profit corporation, St. John’s is committed to: ‘Being a mission directed organization, whose source is God’s Word of love and hope to all humanity through the gift of Jesus Christ.’

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St. John’s Lutheran Ministries

Ronald McDonald House of Billings

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. Guiding us in our mission are our core values: Focusing on the critical needs of children, celebrating the diversity of the programs we offer and the staff, volunteers and donors who make them possible, staying true to our heritage of 36 years of responsible stewardship, and operating with accountability and transparency.

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Billings, MT

Montana State University Billings Foundation

The Montana State University Billings Foundation advances the goals of Montana State University Billings through the solicitation, investment, and stewardship of financial support for the university. The foundation promotes philanthropy, campus and community partnerships, and educational opportunities.

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Montana State University Billings Foundation

The Parmly Billings Library Foundation

The Underriner family are patrons of arts and humanities, which is why we support the Parmly Billings Library Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation distinct from the Billings Library, but the foundation funds collected from donors are used exclusively for the benefit and improvement of the Parmly Billings Library.

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Billings Public Library Foundation

Riverstone Health Foundation

RiverStone Health Foundation is the fundraising arm of RiverStone Health.  As a charitable 501c3 non-profit, RiverStone Health Foundation raises funds through annual, major, and planned gifts, as well as special events. We believe every individual should have access to quality healthcare.  This is why RiverStone Health Foundation raises and manages private funds on behalf of RiverStone Health – to create a better life for our community.

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Riverstone Health Foundation

Rocky Mountain College – ‘Black Tie, Blue Jeans’ Scholarship Event

The Underriner family supports scholarships for needy young adults pursuing an education. Rocky Mountain College educates future leaders through liberal arts and professional programs that cultivate critical thinking, creative expression, ethical decisioneducates future leaders through liberal arts and professional programs that cultivate critical thinking, creative expression, ethical decision making and leadership.

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Rocky Mountain College

United Way of Yellowstone County

The United Way of Yellowstone County is the primary community-building organization. We provide leadership to effectively mobilize people, financial and strategic resources to improve people’s lives. We identify and address priority needs and provide solutions that achieve measurable results and sustained community change.

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Wendy’s of Montana Foundation

The Underriners are supporters of the Wendy’s of Montana Foundation and its charitable activities. This past 2014, the Wendy’s of Montana Foundation raised $1 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, which helps children in need of adoption find a loving, safe home, in Montana and throughout the United States.

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Wendy’s of Montana Foundation

Western Heritage Center

The Western Heritage Center strives to engage in activities that bring about a deeper understanding of our region and a broader appreciation for its people.  Our mission is to collect, preserve and tell the stories of the people and places of the Yellowstone River Valley and the northern High Plains region.  We do this by implementing comprehensive arts and humanities projects, programs and exhibits based on broad regional interest and need.

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Western Heritage Center

The Yellowstone Art Museum

The Underriners family are patrons of the arts. The Yellowstone Art Museum (YAM) opened in October 1964 in the former Yellowstone Co. Jail. The construction of the county jail in 1884 was the first act of the newly instituted Yellowstone County government. It began as a small red brick structure. The partial basement of the jail functioned as storage, while the upper two floors served as cell blocks. Today it’s Montana’s largest art museum.

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Yellowstone Art Museum

Yes For Kids

The Underriner family supports broadening educational horizons for young people on threshold of starting new careers so as to positively impact the future for Montanans, Americans and the world. Yes for Kids is an advocacy group for Billings Public Schools, which recognizes that ‘Strong schools foster bright futures for our kids.’

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Yes For Kids

ZooMontana
ZooMontana’s mission is to create for our visitors an enjoyable, recreational, and educational experience while providing quality care for the animal and plant collections and appropriate propagation for species that are needed. Underriner is proud to support ZooMontana’s endowment with a $12,000 donation confirmed this May 2015.

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ZooMontana

Al Bedo Chanters
Al Bedo Shrine Circus
All-City Graduation Celebrations
American Heart Association
Angel Project
Billings Family YMCA
Billings Mustangs Baseball
Black Heritage Foundation
Dress for Success
Family Support Network
Hyundai Hope on Wheels
Laurel High School
Montana Amateur Sports
MT Meth Project
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