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Classic Rock Christmas

Tickets are on sale now for United Rocks: A Classic Rock Christmas, coming to the Topeka Performing Arts Center on Saturday, December 3. Featuring the industrial-strength Christmas music of December People, the Classic Rock Christmas Tour doubles as a high-power food drive and family holiday event.  Join signature sponsor Prairie Band and partner the Kansas… Read More »

Basic Needs Panel Volunteers

At United Way we pride ourselves on making lasting change in the community. However, we realize that when basic human needs are not met people are not able to focus on making those long-term changes in their own lives. Every year we support our neighbors in crisis through our Basic Needs areas: Food Assistance, Rent… Read More »

Annual Meeting Follow Up

Consider yourself lucky if you were in the room to hear motivational speaker Billy Taylor reminding us all how it feels to stay true to our goals and beliefs at the 2016 Annual Meeting. Billy joined us from the Akron Goodyear facility to join his longtime friend and mentor, UWGT Board President Larry Robbins, as… Read More »

Christmas Bureau Intake/Adoptions

Shawnee County families and individuals who would like to receive help through Christmas Bureau visit www.unitedwaytopeka/work/cb for more details. Community members or organization wishing to adopt a Christmas Bureau applicant can submit their information online now. Match information should be available shortly before Thanksgiving. UWGT also supports the Christmas Bureau in Jackson County. Visit… Read More »