Category Archives: Success Stories

Success Stories

Pine Ridge Prep

A group of 48 at-risk students at Pine Ridge Prep preschool scored as low as the 20th percentile on a pre-kindergarten literacy assessment. After a single academic year, the students now score from the 84th to 100th percentile. Pine Ridge Prep preschool is located in Pine Ridge Manor family housing. It is a collaborative effort… Read More »

Catholic Charities: Jody’s Story

Jody (not her real name) sought from the Catholic Charities Resource Bus  assistance  with her rent after hearing about services through her church. Jody had been attending school in the hope of getting a better job to support her family. Unfortunately, to support her family in the immediate term, she had to drop out of school… Read More »

Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross: The Rose Family’s Story

United Way of Greater Topeka is committed to funding Basic Needs including food, shelter and rent and utility assistance, access to healthcare and prescription assistance and safety from domestic violence assistance. United Way partners with the American Red Cross to provide disaster assistance to people needing shelter. It was an early Friday morning in September… Read More »