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Media Advisory: Washburn University Will Reveal United Way Campaign Totals Friday, May 13

05/10/16 03:05 pm CDT

WHAT: Washburn University president Jerry Farley will announce the university’s United Way fund-raising campaign totals during an Alumni Association After Hours event cosponsored by the Washburn University Employee Wellness Program and United Way of Greater Topeka.

President and CEO of United Way of Great Topeka Miriam Krehbiel and others from the United Way of Greater Topeka office will be in attendance.

WHEN: Friday, May 13 at 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Washburn Room, in the Memorial Union, on the Washburn University campus.

WHO: Washburn University staff and faculty, United Way of Greater Topeka staff, Washburn University Alumni Association members, guests

DETAILS: The focused Washburn University United Way campaign ran April 19 – May 13, 2016. During this time the Washburn University United Way committee, chaired by Washburn staff members Gayla Sarkesian and Janel Rutherford, hosted multiple events designed to drive awareness of United Way of Greater Topeka efforts and to raise funds to support those initiatives.

The Washburn University campaign is the “bridge” campaign for the United Way of Greater Topeka as Washburn helps wrap up their previous year’s activities while launching their new fiscal year donation cycle.

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Contact:

Washburn University
Joy Bailes, (785) 670-2153
Assistant Director of University Relations
joy.bailes@washburn.edu
(785) 230-1648 (cell)
or
Washburn University
Patrick Early, (785) 670-1711
Director, Public Relations
patrick.early@washburn.edu
(717) 385-1119 (cell)

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