Category Archives: Christmas Bureau

Christmas Bureau matches families and individuals in need with adopters in our community.

400 Christmas Bureau households still need help

For Immediate Release December 6, 2018 UNITED WAY CONTACT Kimberly Wolff, Director of Volunteer Engagement Phone: 785.228.5120 E-mail: kimberly.wolff@unitedwaytopeka.org Time is short to help more than 400 Christmas Bureau households TOPEKA, KAN. (DEC. 6, 2018) – United Way of Greater Topeka and all its Christmas Bureau partners and volunteers need the community’s help to help… Read More »

Christmas Bureau Adopters Serve 1,812 Households

Christmas Bureau adopters and United Way serve 1,812 households TOPEKA, KAN. (DEC. 19, 2017) – Community members and organizations and United Way of Greater Topeka are making sure that all 1,812 households that qualified for adoption through the Christmas Bureau have a merrier Christmas this week. This was the first year since 2014 that not… Read More »

2017 Christmas Bureau applications start October 24

For Immediate Release 10/6/2017 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Manager 785.228.5111 donna.swaffar@unitedwaytopeka.org 2017 Christmas Bureau Application Process Starts October 24 at New Location October 6, 2017, Topeka, KAN– Topeka Housing Authority’s Johnston Community Center building in the Echo Ridge neighborhood will be the site for the 2017 Shawnee County Christmas Bureau application process. Low-income… Read More »

Trans-Siberian Orchestra donates motorcycle jacket and guitar to support United Way Christmas Bureau

For Immediate Release UNITED WAY CONTACT Mike McLaughlin, Communications Director | Phone: 785.228.5117 E-mail: mike.mclaughlin@unitedwaytopeka.org TOPEKA, KAN. (Nov. 26, 2013) – A leather motorcycle jacket bearing the Trans-Siberian Orchestra insignia and an electric guitar signed by band members have been donated to United Way of Greater Topeka to support the Christmas Bureau. The items are now… Read More »

2,500 families register for Christmas Bureau; efforts now turn to adoption

Nov. 18, 2013 UNITED WAY CONTACT Mike McLaughlin, Communications Director | Phone: 785.228.5117 | Cell: 816.591.1592 E-mail: mike.mclaughlin@unitedwaytopeka.org TOPEKA, KAN. – With 2,500 families registered for the 2013 United Way Christmas Bureau, efforts now turn toward finding companies, churches, non-profits and families to adopt them. “Each year, a number of organizations step forward to adopt 100… Read More »