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LE 300 students with UWKV CEO Jessica Lehnherr and Joe and Janet Aleshire

Washburn Leadership Students Invest $10K Aleshire Grant in Three Local Partners

Washburn Leadership Students Partner with United Way to Award $10,000  Annual Aleshire Grant allows students to learn philanthropy from the ground up, benefits nonprofits Dec. 9, 2022, Topeka, Kan.— Washburn leadership students presented early education grants worth $10,000 to three Shawnee County nonprofits today. Thanks to the generosity of two longtime United Way leadership donors,… Read More »

UWGT Board of Directors approves new members for 2021-22

July 22, 2021, Topeka, Kan.—At its official annual meeting Thursday, July 22, 2021, the United Way of Greater Topeka Board of Directors approved a slate of new officers and members. Departing board members: Becky Holmquist, US Bank (Past Chair) Lindsey Brees, FHL Bank (Treasurer/Finance Chair) Matt Pivarnik, Greater Topeka Partnership Sarah Sanders, Capitol Federal Corey… Read More »

Nancy Perry Day of Caring 2020

Governor Kelly, Nancy Perry kick off United Way Day of Caring Marlou Wegener and Angela Dake Receive Volunteer Awards TOPEKA, KS, September 18, 2020—Governor Laura Kelly and retired United Way CEO Nancy Perry welcomed a small and socially distanced in-person group as well as a live-stream audience to United Way of Greater Topeka’s Nancy Perry… 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 »