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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Salina Area United Way is proud to announce the hiring of Amanda Michaelis as Executive Director. As a long-time Salina resident, Amanda brings with her many established relationships with agencies, business leaders, and community members.  She has business experience in many areas including human resources, accounting and management.  Her involvement on other boards...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
  Thursday, April 25, 2013 (Salina, Kansas) – Saturday, May 11, 2013, is an important day for the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC).  It will be the 21st anniversary of the Stamp Out Hunger food drive that provides assistance to the millions of Americans who are facing the daily struggle of putting food on their tables. To kick-off our local event, there will...
Friday, April 12, 2013
  Project Salina is just beginning! Susan Leech and Andrea Quill, representing DVACK, are pictured above with Bryan Anderson, representing the Ashby House, at the kick-off breakfast.The Salvation Army (not pictured), Ashby House, and DVACK are all SAUW funded partners participating in Project Salina.   Project Salina collects food for distribution to people of Salina who...
Monday, April 8, 2013
The official webpage for Earth Day 2013 which lands on Monday, April 22 has lots of information to help you get involved, in the know, and in motion. In the middle of Kansas, Salina may seem to be relatively unaffected. But did you know the droughts and dryness we have are a huge example of how climate change is impacting us? Kansas is directly referenced in Earth Day...
Friday, April 5, 2013
Have you heard of Circles of the Heartland? Do you want to learn more? Do you have questions about the program? Do you want to get involved? Maybe you haven’t even heard of this new program yet? Thursday, April 11, 2013, Circles of the Heartland is hosting two community meetings. The purpose of this is to inform, educate, and discuss what exactly the Circles program is...
Monday, April 1, 2013
April is Money Smart Month! Sign up now for free financial education classes. Click here to view the flyer. Contact Consumer Credit Counseling Services for more information or to reserve a spot!  
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Rodney Denholm is a certified counselor for Consumer Credit Counseling Services. Shelly Martin is a registered nurse of 25 years. They share a love of helping others, extremely positive outlooks, and the knowledge that Salina has a problem with poverty. Those are just a few reasons why in February of 2012 they teamed up to become the coordinators of a brand new program to...
Thursday, March 28, 2013
  Rebecca Adkins attends Kansas State University, majoring in Family Studies and Human Services. At the Salina Area United Way, she has been focused on grant writing, reviewing, and application, and has also attended many meetings with the community and board members representing the SAUW. “I chose to intern at the SAUW because I volunteered for the United Way and really...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Partners in Early Childhood EducationP. Goodwin  PIECE partners are increasing community awareness of developmentally appropriate practices and resources for early childhood. Child Care providers receive trainings to help them provide a rich learning environment.  Mental Health Clinicians and the medical community are being trained to screen and refer children for social...
Friday, March 22, 2013
You're Invited! Come and join the Salina Area United way for dinner out at Freddy's Frozen Custard!From 5:00pm-8:00pm on Tuesday, March 26, Freddy's will be hosting the Salina Area United Way as we spotlight one of our community partners.March 26 spotlight: Circles at Consumer Credit Counseling Not only will you be supporting a great local restaurant, you’ll be giving...

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