Jillian Castaneda has joined the team at United Way of the Plains

United Way of the Plains welcomed Jillian Castaneda to the team today. Castaneda has been hired as a Crisis Housing Specialist. In her new role, she will work as part of the Coordinated Entry System (CES) team reporting to the Community Impact Manager for Basic Needs. This position is funded by Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) to . . . [Read More]

May 30, 2023|Tags: , |

United Way of the Plains Welcomes Two New Team Members

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 where she worked as an account executive.

Cannon Ball has been . . . [Read More]

April 10, 2023|Tags: , , |

United Way of the Plains welcomes Angela Bell

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 Darren Minks, Chief Financial Officer for the organization. . . . [Read More]

April 3, 2023|Tags: |

Get to Know…Danette Tipton, 211 Database Manager

Describe your role with United Way of the Plains.

I am in a new position for United Way as the 211 Database Manager. I update our 211 database to make sure that when someone calls 2-1-1, they receive the best quality information. I also help our 211 referral specialists continue to maintain a trusted, diverse database to meet Kansans’ needs by . . . [Read More]

February 13, 2023|Tags: , |

Haley Button has joined the team at United Way of the Plains

United Way of the Plains welcomed Haley Button to the team today. Button has been hired as the Associate Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Administrator. She will support area homeless service providers by training new database users, monitoring the tech support desk and submitting reports to the Impact ICT Continuum of Care and to the U.S. Department of . . . [Read More]

February 1, 2023|Tags: , |

Get to know…Tyra Miles, Domestic Violence Housing Navigator

Describe your role at United Way.

As the Domestic Violence (DV) Housing Navigator, I work closely with the coordinated entry system to make sure that survivors (this includes survivors of dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other dangerous or life-threatening conditions, such as human trafficking) have the same access to housing as other members of the community. By working together, we . . . [Read More]

January 6, 2023|Tags: |


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