UNITED WAY DAY OF GIVING RAISES $18,341 TOPEKA, KS, June 12, 2020—United Way of Greater Topeka donors, with a strong assist from media partner WIBW television, raised more than $17,000 in just 24 hours during its first-ever Day of Giving. Donations continued to come in after the technical end to the day, pushing the final… Read More »
Imagination Library Partners Announce $228,000 Grant from Kansas Health Foundation Three-year contribution benefits early literacy efforts of United Way and Library July 10, 2019, TOPEKA, KS — Young readers in Shawnee County have received a big boost from the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF). United Way of Greater Topeka CEO Jessica Lehnherr and Topeka and Shawnee… Read More »
MEDIA RELEASE 5.8.2019 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Director Phone: 785.228.5111 E-mail: email@example.com United Way Calls on Community to “Close the Gap” and Protect Vital Services MAY 8, 2019, TOPEKA, KS—United Way of Greater Topeka leaders, partners and donors assembled today to ask for the community’s help to keep vital programs fully supported in… Read More »
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What Press Conference When Wednesday, August 19, 2015 2-3 pm Where Johnston Community Center 2021 SE Market Street Topeka, KS Why We are inviting our partners, volunteers and investors to join us as we announce the beginning of the Neighborhood Opportunities for Wellness (NOW) initiative–a collaboration of United Way of Greater Topeka and the Topeka… Read More »
At the 2013 United Way Campaign Ambassador Recognition Breakfast, Lisa Schmitt was elected by her fellow ambassadors to give a speech on their behalf. Below is Lisa’s story of how serving as a Campaign Ambassador opened her eyes to community need and made her life one of volunteering. Campaign Ambassador Speech by Lisa Schmitt on… Read More »