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  • Volunteers at the annual Point in Time Count in January.

Wichita – Sedgwick County 2023 Point-In-Time Homeless Count Results Released

April 19, 2023|

The annual Point-In-Time (PIT) Homeless Count is a national effort undertaken once a year by professionals and volunteers to count those who are currently homeless in communities across the United States. The results provide a snapshot of persons encountered during the one-day count and are used to identify resources needed . . . [Read More]

  • United Way welcomes Cannon Ball as the new community services manager and Brandis Wille as the new director of leadership giving.

United Way of the Plains Welcomes Two New Team Members

April 10, 2023|

Two departments have added new members to their teams today.

Brandis Wille has joined Philanthropy as the director of leadership gifts and planned giving. Wille will expand the individual major gifts program by connecting donors with causes that strengthen the community. She recently relocated to Wichita from the Kansas City area . . . [Read More]

  • United Way welcomes Angela Bell as our new accounting clerk.

United Way of the Plains welcomes Angela Bell

April 3, 2023|

Angela Bell has joined United Way of the Plains as a full-time accounting clerk.

Bell will be responsible for accounts receivable and payable transaction entry for the finance team. She fills a role recently vacated by Kourtnie Craig, who was promoted to Accountant last month. Both Kourtnie and Angela report to . . . [Read More]


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