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  • Cecilia Wood has joined United Way of the Plains as a 211 Resource Specialist.

United Way of the Plains welcomes Cecilia Wood

June 25, 2024|

Cecilia Wood joined United Way of the Plains this week as a 211 Resource Specialist. In her role she will handle requests from the public about resources that are available to them in times of crisis and uncertainty. Last year, Kansans were connected to help through United Way’s 211 . . . [Read More]

  • Headshot of Jillian Castaneda, United Way Housing Navigator.

Get to know…Jillian Castaneda, Housing Navigator

June 3, 2024|

Jillian joined United Way of the Plains in 2023 and works to help those experiencing homelessness.

When Jillian Castaneda came to United Way of the Plains, she found a new calling in life: Helping house the homeless.

She’s been with United Way for a year now, applying her background in the mental . . . [Read More]

  • Headshot of Alexis Lopez.

United Way of the Plains welcomes Alexis Lopez

June 3, 2024|

United Way of the Plains has announced the addition of Alexis Lopez to the Finance and Administration team. Lopez will fill the role of Accounting Clerk. A graduate of Wichita State University, he holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and has most recently been employed in the financial . . . [Read More]

OUR FOCUS

Our focus is on healtheducationfinancial stability and basic needs—the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community. Click below to learn more about what we’re doing, the programs we invest in and our lasting impact in each area.