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United Way of the Plains Announces $5.4 Million Investment in Area Programs
United Way of the Plains has announced funding for 73 human service programs to help individuals and families throughout south central Kansas achieve their human potential. The $5.4 million investment is part of the annual Opportunity on the Plains funding cycle and includes $656,889 in donor-designated funds. It is the largest annual investment program of United Way of the Plains. . . . [Read More]
Ride United: A Caseworker’s Guide to Free Meal Deliveries
Access to food in Wichita can prove difficult in some neighborhoods and households. Barriers vary from lacking access to nearby grocery stories to mobility issues and limited transportation options. Ride United: Last Mile Delivery is a program that can help.
Ride United: Last Mile Delivery is a partnership with United Way of the Plains, Open Door Food Ministries, Bank of America, . . . [Read More]
Promise on the Plains recipient making dual impact
Mending the mental health crisis in Wichita food deserts
It was a few months ago that we shared how Common Ground Producers and Growers was transporting healthy produce into food deserts and food insecure communities, but they are also doing something to further strengthen our community.
Common Ground was a recipient of an equity grant from United Way of the Plain’s through . . . [Read More]
United Way News You Can Use: August 2022
Announcing $100,000 for innovative solutions to community issues
Nonprofits, think you have the next bright idea to advance the common good? United Way of the Plains is hosting Impact on the Plains, a “Shark Tank”-style competition in pursuit of bold solutions to complex community issues. Up to $25,000 will be awarded to entrepreneurial nonprofit programs that transform . . . [Read More]
Water for the homeless in Wichita
If you are looking to donate water or in need of water in Wichita, read this.
Water is a basic need. It doesn’t matter what path you take in life (or where life takes you), you need access to water to survive.
In the hot summer months, that need becomes more important for all our neighbors.
People who are experiencing homelessness, or struggle . . . [Read More]
Impact Created by Your United Way: Second Quarter 2022
We are the problem-solvers, hand-raisers, game-changers. Here’s a summary of the impact your United Way created this quarter because of your support.
Facilitated 269 free skin cancer screenings at May 7 event led by area dermatologists and sponsored . . . [Read More]
Our focus is on health, education, financial 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.