WICHITA, Kan., Thursday, July 9, 2020 -- United Way of the Plains announced today that its Executive Committee has completed the process of hiring a new president and CEO for the organization. Peter ("Pete") Najera will be filling the role on August 10. "I am very excited to serve the Wichita metro area with the world-class team at the United Way," said Najera. "In my mind, there is no greater calling than advancing the common good right here in our own backyard with other committed nonprofits fighting
WICHITA, Kan., June 18, 2020 -- If you haven’t filed your taxes yet and have low-to-moderate income, the Free Tax Preparation program is now resuming with modifications after being closed during the pandemic shutdown. Here's how it will work:Call 2-1-1 (United Way's free information line) to set up an appointment at one of four locations. At the appointment you will take in paperwork and complete a short interview while documents are scanned into an encrypted site. Then you will wait in your car or head
United Way taking appointments this week for Help Center’s next session WICHITA, Kan. -- United Way of the Plains is now taking appointments for its Help Center's next session. The center will assist individuals who have been laid-off or furloughed or self-employed individuals whose personal income has been severely affected by the pandemic or aviation-related layoffs. To set up an appointment, individuals must call United Way's information line by dialing 2-1-1 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.