United Way Annual Meeting set for March 27

For Immediate Release: March 20, 2014

UNITED WAY CONTACT: Mike McLaughlin, Communications Director
Phone: 785.228.5117 | Cell: 816.591.1592 | E-mail: mike.mclaughlin@unitedwaytopeka.org

WHAT:       Annual Meeting 

WHO:         United Way of Greater Topeka

  • Presentation by Shanna Russell, site coordinator for Pine Ridge Prep
  • Video of Arianne Gross, successful client of HCCI HOPE financial stability program
  • Excerpts from letter from Melissa Dedonder, participant who has benefitted from HEAT Up Topeka exercise and nutrition program

WHEN:       Thursday, March 27

  • 11:30 a.m.  Guests seated
  • Noon  Program begins

WHERE:     Sunflower Room at Manor Conference Center on 17th Street adjacent to
Capitol Plaza

WHY:          To share a recap of progress in 2013, recognize outgoing board members and
elect new board members.


United Way brings together people, companies and nonprofits to create positive sustainable change in our community. By focusing on education, income and health, we help more children graduate and get stable jobs, help families become financially stable and improve the overall health of our community. United Way remains dedicated to Basic Needs including food, shelter, rent and utilities, health and prescription access and safety from domestic violence.

For more than 80 years United Way of Greater Topeka has been improving and changing lives. Since 1980, United Way has invested more than $105 million into the community.