IN THE NEWS

United Way is making change – and headlines. Here you will find accounts of our work.

Wichita Collective Impact Announcement

KWCH, Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – Leaders from Wichita’s nonprofit and education communities today announced a Wichita Collective Impact collaboration that will increase education success and workforce readiness in Wichita. Funded through a $2 million . . . [Read More]

Youth Days of Caring: Students in Action

KSN, Monday, March 14, 2022 – Teenagers from the Wichita metro area spent their spring break volunteering at local nonprofits across the community. Projects included assisting with day camps, crafting with kids and indoor/outdoor cleaning . . . [Read More]

Promise on the Plains Announcement

KWCH, Friday, Feb. 25, 2022 – As part of Black History Month, United Way of the Plains has announced a new community investment, Promise on the Plains. This initiative will strategically invest financial resources in . . . [Read More]

Point in Time Count

KSCW, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 – The annual Point-In-Time Homeless Count is a national effort undertaken once a year by professionals and volunteers to seek out and count those who are currently homeless in communities . . . [Read More]

Good Day Kansas Fight 4 Literacy

KSN, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022 – Join the #FightForLiteracy and do your part to positively impact young students in the Shocker Neighborhood. United Way of The Plains is looking to defend their championship title of . . . [Read More]