Salina Area United Way Campaign Results Released

SALINA – The Salina community came together in a BIG way by raising over $587,000 for the Salina Area United Way Community Fundraising Campaign for 2017/18.

“Small Acts – Big Impact” was the theme of the Campaign and here are some highlights:

  • 112 Businesses participating in a Workplace Campaign raising over $421,000
  • 5 Foundations granting over $80,000
  • 714 Individuals contributing over $86,000
  • 213 of those individuals are new donors contributing over $10,000 collectively

The campaign fundraising goal for the year was set at $650,000, an increase of $50,000 from the previous year. At this time the campaign has raised over $587,000, leaving a gap of $63,000.

“As members of the Salina community, we at the Salina Area United Way want to thank everyone for pitching in and working hard to make this campaign as successful as it was. There is still time to make up the difference and reach our goal of $650,000 if we all work together. This effort proves that Small Acts do in fact make a Big Impact.” Tanya Penn, Director of Resource Development and Donor Relations.

The 2018/19 Campaign Kickoff Breakfast will be on September 11 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3320 S. 9th. The cost to attend is $15 per person, which helps pay for the event.

To purchase tickets text 18KICKOFF to 41444, or log on to and click GIVE. You may also mail your check to: Salina Area United Way, 210 E. Walnut, #100, Salina, KS 67401 or pay at the door.

Call our offices at 785-827-1312 if you wish to receive further information.

Updated: June 12, 2018 — 4:46 pm

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