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Volunteers Turn Out for Day of Caring

800 Nancy Perry Day Volunteers Mobilize for Nearly $100K of Service September 23, 2022, Topeka, KS—Nearly 800 volunteers fanned out across the greater Topeka area despite a drizzly start to Nancy Perry Day of Caring. Only two projects had to be postponed or cancelled because of the persistent rain, according to Jessica Neumann Barraclough, Vice… Read More »

Employment Opportunity

This position has been filled. Job Title: VGF Volunteer Community Navigator Coordinator An important note about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at UWGT To truly Live United, we must commit to placing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the forefront of our work, internally and externally. A successful fight for the education, financial stability and health of every person… Read More »

Director of Workplace Campaigns

POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED Job Title: Director of Workplace Campaigns, United Way of Greater Topeka (UWGT) Reports to: Vice President of Resource Development Job Level/Status: Exempt Salary Range: $32,000-$40,000 Send Resume and Cover Letter to Job Objective: Provide strong, innovative leadership for UWGT with a focus on planning, developing, and carrying out successful annual workplace campaigns. Support… Read More »

Job Opening: Accounting Specialist

We are no longer seeking applicants for this position. Thanks for your interest! Accounting Specialist–Part-Time To apply, send resume to Job Summary / Overview: The Accounting Specialist is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, donation processing and grant processing. This position works closely with the Sr. Accounting Specialist and Chief Financial Officer. Key Duties… Read More »

2017 Annual Meeting

Sept. 28, 2017, Topeka, KAN–United Way of Topeka marked a transition of leadership today at its annual meeting. CEO Jessica Lehnherr spoke to more than 250 community leaders, volunteers and nonprofit partners at the noon gathering in the Maner Conference Center. Topeka Capital-Journal Publisher and United Way board member Zach Ahrens served as emcee for… Read More »

News from UWGT–September 2017

Thank you for your patience while we work through some bugs with our newsletter system. For now, we will be sending some simpler emails to keep you updated on how your investment is changing lives in our community. We’ll include links to more success stories and details of upcoming events and opportunities. Thank you for… Read More »

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 »