Tag Archives: United Way

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 »

Join United Way’s Young Leaders Society for Topeka Gives 2014 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 13 at the Fairlawn Plaza Mall Help purchase children’s books for the Junior Leader Reader program and Help build Born Learning Trails Donations must be made in person ($25 minimum)

Christmas Bureau kick-off set for Oct. 22 at Pine Ridge

For Immediate Release Oct. 18, 2013 UNITED WAY CONTACT Mike McLaughlin, Communications Director | Phone: 785.228.5117 | Cell: 816.591.1592 E-mail: mike.mclaughlin@unitedwaytopeka.org WHAT: Kick-off for 72nd year of the Christmas Bureau. Sign up to adopt, volunteer or donate at https://www.unitedwaytopeka.org/work/cb/. Intake of families needing help runs Nov. 1-9 at Let’s Help and Antioch Center. Volunteers match adopters with families in… Read More »

Grant received for Drug Endangered Child program

For Immediate Release Aug. 19, 2013 UNITED WAY CONTACT Mike McLaughlin, Communications Director Phone: 785.228.5117 | Cell: 816.591.1592 E-mail: mike.mclaughlin@unitedwaytopeka.org NOTE: Interviews may be done with Sara Hortenstine of United Way and Jennifer Gassman of Kansas Children’s Services League. Jennifer Gassman can also arrange an interview with a family that has received services from the… Read More »