Tag Archives: COVID19

2021 Day of Giving is June 9

MEDIA ADVISORY 6/3/21 UNITED WAY CONTACTS Donna Swaffar, Communications Director WORKING REMOTELY 785.383.7451 (voice/text) Angel Romero, VP of Resource Development United Way Day of Giving Set for June 9 Fewer COVID restrictions mean new in-person events will complement 2nd annual online giving campaign United Way of Greater Topeka’s second annual Day of Giving happens Wednesday,… Read More »

News Release: 2021 Grant Process Adapts to Pandemic

For Immediate Release: 1.28.2021 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Director Phone: 785.383.7451 (voice/text) United Way announces changes to grant programs Impact grants adapt to COVID-19 response and recovery TOPEKA, KS, January 26, 2021—The challenges of COVID-19 have prompted temporary changes to United Way of Greater Topeka’s impact work timeline and grant process. United Way… Read More »

Campaign Celebration 2020

For Immediate Release: 7.20.2020 UNITED WAY CONTACTS Donna Swaffar, Communications Director E-mail: donna.swaffar@unitedwaytopeka.org UNITED WAY CELEBRATES $2.4 MILLION WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN   COVID-19 forces new tradition online  TOPEKA, KS, July 20, 2020—In a year overrun with novel things, United Way of Greater Topeka took it in stride when COVID-19 restrictions forced their first-ever Campaign Celebration online…. Read More »

2020 Day of Giving Results

UNITED WAY DAY OF GIVING RAISES $18,341 TOPEKA, KS, June 12, 2020—United Way of Greater Topeka donors, with a strong assist from media partner WIBW television, raised more than $17,000 in just 24 hours during its first-ever Day of Giving. Donations continued to come in after the technical end to the day, pushing the final… Read More »

Familywize helps with prescriptions during pandemic

United Way national partner offers prescription discount and help arranging delivery for medications (Topeka, KS, March 30, 2020) United Way of Greater Topeka is committed to connecting residents to prescription savings resources during the coronavirus pandemic through its partnership with FamilyWize, an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities…. Read More »

March 20 COVID19 Response

MEDIA RELEASE 3.20.2020 UNITED WAY CONTACT: Donna Swaffar, Communications Director Phone: 785.383.7451 (voice/text) E-mail: donna.swaffar@unitedwaytopeka.org United Way COVID-19 Action Community Collaboration, Relief Fund, Event Cancellations March 20, 2020, TOPEKA, KS—United Way of Greater Topeka announced the creation of a COVID-19 local relief fund to help local agencies react to increasing service demands. United Way also… Read More »