Tag Archives: United Way of Greater Topeka

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 »

May the Force Be With You!

With the new Star Wars movie Rogue One hitting theaters just two weeks after the concert, we’re tapping into that energy stream by having costumed members of the 501st Legion on hand to visit with concert-goers before the show. The 501st is a Lucsasfilm-approved organization that uses the power of Star Wars to benefit nonprofit… Read More »

Nancy Perry Day of Caring 2016

UPDATE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 We have a new date! We have secured the Forrest Park Retreat Center as the new breakfast location and are re-confirming projects with all our agencies. Thank you for your patience! Rescheduling more than 1,000 volunteers is a big challenge, but we are getting it done. Watch our Facebook page… Read More »

Aleshire Grant Links Leadership and Philanthropy for WU Students

TDC Learning Centers and Oral Health Kansas are the most recent recipients of the Joe and Janet Aleshire Venture Grant administered by United Way of Greater Topeka. The grant program is designed to acquaint Washburn University leadership students with philanthropic opportunities and their future civic responsibilities while providing investments for programs  addressing early childhood development… Read More »

Christmas Party With a Purpose to give Christmas Bureau a big boost

For Immediate Release Dec. 9, 2013 UNITED WAY CONTACT Mike McLaughlin, Communications Director Phone: 785.228.5117 | Cell: 816.591.1592 E-mail: mike.mclaughlin@unitedwaytopeka.org TOPEKA, KAN. (Dec. 9, 2013) – With 450 families (as of Dec. 9) still hoping to be adopted, Friday’s (Dec. 13) Christmas Party With a Purpose aims to give the 2013 Christmas Bureau a big boost…. Read More »