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K-State Today

March 28, 2012

K-State United Way campaign wrap-up

Submitted by Jan Middendorf

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K-State’s United Way Committee is announcing the 2011 campaign by the numbers. The committee wishes to thank the K-State family of the Olathe, Salina and Manhattan campuses, including K-State Alumni Association and Kansas State University Foundation staff, as well as many K-State retirees who contributed to the campaign. A big thank you also is extended to K-State's Division of Human Resources and the Division of Communications and Marketing for donated services and materials.

By the numbers:

  • 711 members of the K-State family donated
  • $123,647.11 total donated
  • 23 United Way Pillars (donors who make a contribution of $1,000 or more)
  • $28,932.00 amount contributed by United Way Pillars on the Manhattan campus
  • 62 donations from K-State retirees
  • $16,980.00 amount contributed by K-State retirees

The committee would like to thank the following departments for donating incentive prizes to the campaign:

  • Call Hall dairy bar
  • Cat’s Den Store
  • Charlie Thomas
  • Chartwells
  • Colbert Hills Golf Club
  • K-State Athletics
  • K-State ID Center
  • K-State office of the president
  • K-State parking services
  • K-State Division of Human Resources
  • McCain Auditorium
  • Union Computer Store

We look forward to another successful year of giving under the leadership of Emily Lehning, 2012 K-State United Way committee chair.


Jan Middendorf, director, OEIE, College of Education, 2011 K-State United Way Committee chair

Emily Lehning, assistant vice president, new student services, 2012 K-State United Way committee chair

2011 K-State United Way Committee members:
John English, dean, College of Engineering
Virginia Moxley, dean, College of Human Ecology
Bill Arck, counseling services
Lynda Bachelor, School of Leadership Studies
Sandra Brase, College of Education
Anita Fahrny, pre-award services
Brianna Nelson Goff, School of Family Studies and Human Services
Steven Graham, College of Agriculture
Julie Henton, Division of Human Resources
Ed Heptig, Division of Facilities
Christie Horton, Kansas State University Foundation
Julie Johnson, Biosecurity Research Institute
Mackenzie Kirkhart, president, K-State Student United Way
Kathy Kugle, Division of Human Resources
John Leslie, College of Agriculture
Katie Mayes, Division of Communications and Marketing
Hayli Morrison, Division of Communications and Marketing
David Procter, Center for Community Engagement
Ed Rice, Division of Facilities
Morgan Roesler, K-State Alumni Association
Stephanie Rolley, College of Architecture, Planning and Design
Robert Stokes, College of Engineering
Charlie Thomas, K-State Athletics
Bill Wisdom, K-State Student Union