Who we serve
United Way of Greater Topeka invests in its community which encompasses Topeka, Shawnee County and Jefferson County - funding programs and improving the lives of thousands of infants, children, families, adults and seniors each year.
How we invest: 2011
United Way investments are indicated by United Way of Greater Topeka's board of directors. Each program is carefully assessed and evauluated to assure its outcomes meet United Way's requirements and proper documentation clearly illustrates each program meets specific guidelines. Through the allocations process, each program must be presented by its leadership to a group of United Way volunteer panelists. Over 300 concerned community members volunteer their time and talents to this process each year.
Where we invest: 2011
United Way of Greater Topeka investst donor dollars in the areas of Education, Income and Health - the basic building blocks for a good life for all.
Early Childhood Development, 28 percent
Youth Development, 26 percent
Financial Stability, 31 percent
Health & Wellness, 15 percent