Tag Archives: education

New Grant Process Starts Jan. 9, 2023

United Way of Kaw Valley Launching New Grant Process Jan. 9  New opportunities for Shawnee and Jefferson County providers will prioritize “Whole Family” focus and encourage grantee collaboration Jan. 6, 2023, Topeka, Kan.— On Monday, January 9,  staff from United Way of Kaw Valley (UWKV, formerly United Way of Greater Topeka) will introduce partners to… Read More »

UWGT announces 2021-22 campaign goal

United Way kicks off annual campaign with $2 million goal announcement Sept. 16, 2021, Topeka, Kan.—United Way of Greater Topeka Campaign Chair Patrick Woods has challenged the community to change lives this year by raising $2 million to support work and collaboration in education, financial stability and health. Woods teamed up with UWGT CEO Jessica… Read More »

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 »

Help Close the Gap

MEDIA RELEASE 5.8.2019 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Director Phone: 785.228.5111 E-mail: donna.swaffar@unitedwaytopeka.org United Way Calls on Community to “Close the Gap” and Protect Vital Services MAY 8, 2019, TOPEKA, KS—United Way of Greater Topeka leaders, partners and donors assembled today to ask for the community’s help to keep vital programs fully supported in… Read More »

UWGT announces new tutoring partnerships with schools

United Way announces new tutoring partnerships with grade schools in three districts TOPEKA, KS, Nov. 19, 2018—United Way of Greater Topeka (UWGT) has announced new partnerships with three Shawnee County school districts to expand math and reading tutoring. The new grants will help students reach and stay on grade-level in elementary reading and math in… Read More »