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News Releases


United Way Annual Meeting (March 5, 2013) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Campaign Victory (November 21, 2013) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Campaign Kicks Off (September 8, 2013) - (Click here for pdf)

2013 Campaign Cabinet Co-Chairs Announced (June 12, 2013) - (Click here for pdf)

 

United Way Announces Early Childhood Literacy Initiative (March 5, 2013) - (Click here for pdf)

Roshann Parris, Black & Veatch Honored; Board Members and Officers Elected at United Way Annual Meeting (March 5, 2013) - (Click here for pdf)

 

United Way and KC CASH Offer Free Tax Assistance for Low-Income Families (January 25, 2013) - (Click here for pdf)

Bill Zollars Named Interim Board Chair for United Way of Greater Kansas City
(December 20, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Announces 2012 Campaign Total: $37,308,672 (November 15, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

 

Big 5 Urban Neighborhood Initiative Unveils Action Agenda for Troost Corridor (October 4, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Supporters and Volunteers Launch 2012 Fundraising Campaign at Kickoff Luncheon (September 11, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

Urban Neighborhood Initiative Hosts Health Fair/Family Fun Night (August 21, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

 

United Way of Greater Kansas City Relocating Headquarters Creating Financial Savings and Organizational Benefits (August 10, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

 

United Way of Greater Kansas City Presents Peggy Dunn and Hallmark Cards with Special Awards for their Contributions to United Way;   Dianne Cleaver Elected Board Chair During United Way’s 2012 Annual Meeting (March 7, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

 

Chamber’s Big 5 Urban Neighborhood Initiative announces Troost Corridor as first area for revitalization (February 27, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

Dan Hesse and Jay Lind Chosen to Lead United Way of Greater Kansas City 2012 Fundraising Campaign (February 22, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

KC CASH and United Way Opening 20 Tax Assistance Sites to Help Low and Middle Income Kansas City Area Taxpayers Claim EITC Tax Credit and File Their Taxes for Free (January 27, 2012) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Raises More Than $36.2 Million During 2011 Fundraising Campaign (November 18, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way, GMC and Community Volunteers Join Forces to Install Playground Equipment at a School that Hasn’t Had Any Equipment for Almost a Quarter of a Century (November 1, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Encourages Everyone to Give, Advocate and Volunteer During Live United Week (September 26, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Volunteers Launch 2011 Community-Wide Fundraising Campaign (September 8, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

Kansas City Receives Federal Funding to Provide Paid Internships to Help Unemployed Young Adults Find Jobs and Further their Education (September 6, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

More than 2,300 Volunteers Donate their Time to Help Others During 17th Annual United Way/CFC Day of Caring (June 4, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

Community Partners Joining Forces to Help Low-Income Workng Families Embark on the Road to Financial Stability by Establishing Low-Cost Bank Accounts (June 4, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Ways of Missouri Encouraging People to Help the Community of Joplin, Missouri in Wake of Deadly Tornado (May 23, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Recognizes U.S. Bank with its Highest National Award (May 11, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

Special Tax Assistance Being Offered In Independence as Tax Day Nears (March 29, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Honors Adele Hall for Her
Lifetime Support, Establishing an Award in Her Honor. Mike Hockley Elected Chairman During Annual Meeting (March 2, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Announces Co-Chairs for 2011 Fundraising Campaign (February 16, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

Kansas City to Receive Federal Funding to Provide Paid Internships to Help Unemployed Young Adults Find Jobs and Further their Education (February 10, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

KC CASH and United Way Announce the Opening of More Than a Dozen Free Tax Assistance Sites for Low and Middle Income Kansas City Area Taxpayers (January 25, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Receives the Largest Book Donation in its History with 90,000 Books from Country Inns & Suites by Carolson (January 19, 2011) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Board Approves Nearly $27 million in Funding for Programs at Kansas City Area Nonprofit Agencies (December 27, 2010) - (Click here for pdf)

Hard Works Pays Off as United Way of Greater Kansas City Volunteers Raise $35.1 Million (November 19, 2010) - (C here for pdf)lick

United Way of Greater Kansas City Awards $605,000 to Local Nonprofit Agencies to Help People Impacted by Economic Recession (November 9, 2010) - (Click here for pdf)

Kansas City Chiefs and United Way Challenge K.C. Area Youth to Step-Up and Be Counted in the Battle Against Childhood Obesity (October 19, 2010) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Kicks Off 2010 Fundraising Campaign with a Goal of Recruiting 25,000 New Donors (September 8, 2010) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Announces New Community Initiative Aimed at Helping Low-Income Youth and Young Adults Save for College (April 26, 2010) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Investing $268,000 to Connect Eligible Children and Their Parents to Health Care Coverage (April 5, 2010) - (Click here for pdf)

Former Kansas City Kansas Mayor Elected to Lead United Way of Greater Kansas City (March 3, 2010) - (Click here for pdf)

United Way Announces Co-Chairs of 2010 Fundraising Campaign (February 16, 2010) - (Click her for pdf)

The Earned Income Tax Credit Can Put Much Needed Money into the Pockets of Those Who Need it Most (February 4, 2010) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Board Approves $27 Million in Funding for Programs at Kansas City area Nonprofit Agencies – (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Volunteers Raise More than $35.1 Million During 2009 Fundraising Campaign (November 17, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way to Give Away New Car as Incentive to Encourage More People to Give This Year (October 15, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way Distributes $636,000 to Help Kansas City Area Nonprofits Struggling to Meet the Needs of Those Seeking Help (October 7, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way Declares October 2-9 as Live United Week, Encouraging Everyone to Give. Advocate. Volunteer. (October 2, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way Announces Goal of Getting 25,000 New Donors as Volunteers Launch 2009 Fundraising Campaign (September 10, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

More than 3,000 Volunteers Join Forces to Make Greater Kansas City a Better Place to Live During the 15th Annual Day of Caring (June 6, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

$1.6 Million on its Way to Help Kansas City Area Residents Affected by the Struggling Economy (May 27, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United for Hope/United to Help Campaign Raises More than $2 Million for Local Emergency Assistance Needs (April 24, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United for Hope/United to Help Fundraising Campaign Seeking Individual Donations During Final Week (April 13, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way and Local Foundations Launch Fundraising Effort to Help Local Families in Crisis (March 11, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

Bill Downey Elected Chair of United Way of Greater Kansas City Board of Trustees (March 5, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Announces Co-Chairs for 2009 Kansas City Area United Way Campaign (February 18, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

Merger Talks Between United Way of Greater Kansas City and United Way of Wyandotte County End (February 13, 2009) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way Announces Funding for More than 300 Kansas City Area Programs (December 29, 2008) – (Click here for pdf)

2008 United Way Campaign Surpasses $40.5 Million Goal (November 20, 2008) –
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2008 United Way Report Update (October 29, 2008) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way Campaign Facing Major Challenge in Wake of Economic Downturn (October 21, 2008) – (Click here for pdf)

Volunteers Join Forces for United Way Hometown Huddle (October 14, 2008) –
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United Way Announces 2008 Campaign Goal (September 5, 2008) –
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United Way Approves New Community Impact Agenda (June 27, 2008) –
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United Way Announces Community Impact Survey (January 7, 2008) –
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United Way Partners with Community Foundation to Simplify Agency Reviews (December 6, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

2007 Campaign Raises $40.4 Million (November 15, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

Report Luncheon Update (October 25, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

New Success by 6 Center Opens (September 18, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

Campaign Kickoff Report (September 6, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

United Ways Merger Becomes Effective (July 2, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

Day of Caring Volunteers Lend a Hand (June 23, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

United Way of Greater Kansas City Board Selected (June 4, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

Leadership Gala Enlists Secret Agents (May 9, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

United Ways Approve Merger (April 10, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)

2007 Campaign Co-Chairs Announced (February 28, 2007) – (Click here for pdf)