United Way of Wyandotte County

Family Engagement

There are many benefits for families that are involved in charitable giving. Sharing resources and sharing time helps young people learn about social issues in their community. Plus, research shows that participation in youth philanthropy leads to greater academic achievement.

Volunteer Opportunites

Giving Opportunities

  • Birthday parties for United Way: In lieu of presents, ask guests to donate money for United Way’s Education, Income or Health action areas.
  • School Involvement: Ask your school’s parent-teacher organization or student council to consider United Way as a recipient of their annual community fundraisers.

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