Category Archives: Events

Upcomming Public Events

Estate Planning Seminar

Our next Estate Planning Seminar will be Wednesday, October 11 at Heritage Bank, 3024 SW Wanamaker. More details coming soon on our presenter, Attorney Joshua Decker with Coffman, DeFries and Northern, P.A. Please contact Wendy Coonrod, wendy.coonrod@unitedwaytopeka.org or 785.228.5123, to reserve your spot. This seminar is free and includes a complimentary lunch.  Estate Planning Seminar… Read More »

Resource Corner: Free Tax Preparation

Want to do your taxes on your own? Watch our quick video below to learn about FREE tax filing for individuals who earned less than $64,000 last year. MyFreeTaxes is an easy, safe, and free way to file your taxes online. Available for residents in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, you can file your… Read More »

Imagine What Books Can Do

United Way and Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library are ready to make sure that every preschool child in Shawnee County can have books of their very own. Generous community donations have provided the initial $250,000 investment to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to the area. The program is free to participants, but relies on… Read More »

You Rocked it Again!

In addition to 1,100 pounds collected on site, Double Diamond Sponsor Prairie Band Casino and Resort collected food for the entire month of December. We just got this email from Harvesters: I wanted to give you the final results for the Prairie Band Casino Donation and United Rocks grand total!  Yesterday the driver picked up… Read More »

Food Drive Suggestions

Don’t forget the food! Harvesters encourages donations of the following non-perishable food items. Bring your food to the concert and Harvesters volunteers will make sure it gets to those who need it in our community. The suggested donation is 3-5 items, but please give as much as you can! NO GLASS CONTAINERS PLEASE! Canned vegetables… Read More »

May the Force Be With You!

With the new Star Wars movie Rogue One hitting theaters just two weeks after the concert, we’re tapping into that energy stream by having costumed members of the 501st Legion on hand to visit with concert-goers before the show. The 501st is a Lucsasfilm-approved organization that uses the power of Star Wars to benefit nonprofit… Read More »

United Way to celebrate reading with help of AT&T Pioneer Council and local celebrities

For Immediate Release 3/1/2016 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Manager Phone: 785.228.5111         Mobile: 785.383.7451 (day of event only) E-mail: donna.swaffar@unitedwaytopeka.org United Way to celebrate reading with help of AT&T Pioneer Council and local celebrities  TOPEKA, KS—Schools all across Shawnee County have special activities this week to honor the birthday of children’s book author Dr…. Read More »