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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Michelle is a proud, happy mother of a healthy baby boy. Layton is ten months old, and on the fast track for success in life. When Michelle found out she was pregnant she began making regular visits to the Salina Family Healthcare Center. At first this meant every three months, and then every month her last trimester of pregnancy, leading up to every week right before her...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Katelyn’s daughter, Keanna, has been attending the Salina Family YMCA Early Education Center for less than six months. During this short time, Keanna has learned to write her first name and several other letters of the alphabet. She has also increased her ability to count objects and recognize numbers. She has already learned some things that are being taught in...
Friday, November 22, 2013
September 2010 was when 15-year old Deby Nouanlasy registered as a youth volunteer with the Volunteer Connection. She soon became a member of the Youth Advisory Council, playing a major part in developing and implementing two community service projects with the Council. “Put a Halt to Hunger” initiated a project to combat childhood hunger by distributing healthy snack...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
My name is Desiree and I am a DVACK success story. I came to DVACK when I took the scary step and fled my violent situation. I didn’t know what to expect and I honestly wasn’t sure how I was going to succeed. I have been in abusive relationships for many years. I endured all types of domestic violence: emotional, verbal, financial, and severe physical abuse. I came to the...
Friday, November 8, 2013
On Tuesday, November 12 the Salina Area United Way will be at Freddy's from 5-8PM! 15% of all sales made during that time will be designated for health based programming. We would love for you to join us and support heath in Salina! Whether you can swing by the drive-thru or sit and eat we welcome your presence! Our funded agency partners who focus on health are:...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
From the Desk of Amanda Michaelis...   I can’t even believe I have been on the job as the Director of the Salina Area United Way for almost 6 months now.  How time flies!  There are so many things I have learned in my short time here, but here are a few that I thought you might be interested in: Loyal board members and wonderful staff make starting a new job so much...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Introducing Service Learning Christina Bachman is the new Outreach and Enrollment Specialist at Salina Family Healthcare Center & Smoky Hill Family Medicine Residency Program. She is also a Certified Navigator for the Marketplace Insurance. As such, Christina is able to: •           Educate people in the community about health insurance options •           Assist with...
Monday, October 21, 2013
On Tuesday, October 22 the Salina Area United Way will be at Freddy's from 5-8PM! 15% of all sales made during that time will be designated for income based programming. We would love for you to join us and support financial stability in Salina! Whether you can swing by the drive-thru or sit and eat we welcome your presence! Our funded agency partners who focus on...
Monday, October 14, 2013
In the Al Schwan Resource Center will be a book fair as part of Schwan’s annual Health & Wellsness Expo on Wedneday, October 16, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1650 Wall Street, Salina, KS The event being in the public building is open to anyone who may be interested in coming out. The Salina Area United Way will be there and we woudl love to see you! stop by for lunch at Al's...
Friday, October 4, 2013
On Tuesday, October 8 the Salina Area United Way will be at Freddy's from 5-8PM! 15% of all sales made during that time will be designated for education based programming. We would love for you to join us and support education in Salina! Whether you can swing by the drive-thru or sit and eat we welcome your presence! Our funded agency partners who focus on education are:...

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