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RESULTS OF YOUR TAG SEARCH: 

Get to know…James Childers

Share your career history and how you made your way to United Way.

I grew up in Wichita and went to Southeast High School. In college, I was studying to be an elementary educator while working two or three jobs. I worked in retail, a combination of landscaping and stone masonry, as a swim instructor, and as a lighting/sound tech for . . . [Read More]

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Get to know…Brooklyn Hamilton

Brooklyn has spent years working with non-profits in the Wichita community.

Describe your role at United Way.

I build strong rapport with different companies that want to invest in our community by campaigning and bringing awareness of all the amazing non-profits United Way of the Plains assists in funding.

Share your career history and how you made your way to United Way.

I have . . . [Read More]

July 6, 2022|Tags: |

Get to know…Amy Hawley, Volunteer Center Manager

Describe your role at United Way.

As the Volunteer Center Manager, it is my responsibility to coordinate volunteer activities within the organization. I am also responsible for reaching out to the nonprofit community to help assess and fill their volunteer needs.

Share your career history and how you made your way to United Way.

After graduating from Kansas State University, I began working . . . [Read More]

June 8, 2022|Tags: , |

Get to Know…Katie Eaton, Associate Director of Philanthropy

By Angie Prather, Vice President of Marketing and Chief Community Engagement Officer

Describe your role at United Way.

As Associate Director of Philanthropy, it is my job to connect community members and local businesses interested in funding opportunities to support incredible programs focusing on health, education, financial stability, and basic needs within our community.

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May 18, 2022|Tags: , |

Get to Know…Jaraya Reynolds, Continuum of Care Housing Navigator

By Angie Prather, Vice President of Marketing and Chief Community Engagement Officer

Describe your role at United Way so a third grader could understand it.

My role at United Way is to coordinate with different homeless providers to ensure people on the Coordinated Entry – By Name List are being filtered by severity and their needs. I also navigate . . . [Read More]

March 31, 2022|Tags: , |

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