Topeka Volunteers: The Event

Thanks to all who stopped by our virtual event on May 4, 2021! We can’t wait to finally have this event in person in 2022! If you weren’t able to join us, here’s the list of agencies that participated and the link to their profile on You can log on anytime to catch up with your favorite agencies and sign up for your next volunteer adventure. Scroll down a little further for links to the education session videos from May 4. Thanks so much to all our presenters for allowing us to make these videos available to you outside the event!

Azura Credit Union (sponsor) Big Brothers Big Sisters
Boys and Girls Club Breakthrough House
Catholic Charities Center for Peace and Justice
Citizen Advisory Council Community Action Inc.
Doorstep Inc East Topeka Senior Center
Grace Med Habitat for Humanity
Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods Helping Hands Humane Society
Junior Achievement Kansas Children’s Discovery Center
Kansas Volunteer Commission LifeHouse Child Advocacy Center
Midland Care Mirror, Inc MOVE
Parents as Teachers Positive Connections Salvation Army
Stormont Vail Health TDC Learning Centers
Topeka Housing Authority Capper Foundation Top Teer
Topeka Rescue Mission United Way of Greater Topeka Valeo Behavioral Health
YWCA of Northeast Kansas

Education Session Videos

Using Topeka
Jess Barraclough, Director of Volunteer Engagement, United Way of Greater Topeka
Personal Wellness & Exercise at the Office
Coletta Meyer, Manager, Health & Wellness at GEHA
Always United Retiree Affinity Group Info Session
Marty Hillard, Director of Workplace Campaigns & Angel Romero, VP of Resource Development
at United Way of Greater Topeka (Visit our Always United page)
Desk Yoga 
Angela Lexow, Spitfire Yoga & Bodyworks
Amplify the Future: Mentor Kansas
Paula Smith, Director, Mentor Kansas
Boost Your Competitive Edge: Actions for a Healthy, Productive Workforce
Vickie Roper, Prevent Child Abuse Kansas Director, Kansas Children’s Service League
Chair, Kansas Power of the Positive
Board Leadership Training – Information Panel
Marlou Wegener, Jeff Montague, Glenda DuBoise, Mark Arganbright
Protect Your Positive Mindset
Marta Haut, Associate Director, Washburn University Human Resources &
Gallup Certified Strengths Coach