United Way of Central Kansas Announces Pacesetter Awards

The United Way of Central Kansas Board of Directors and staff are proud to announce the 2022 Campaign Pacesetters.  Each campaign, UWCK calculates the top Workplace Campaigns-combining donor contributions and corporate dollars to determine the Campaign Pacesetters.

These 15 Workplace Campaigns brought in 42% of the total raised for the 2022 Campaign, contributing just shy of $100,000.

Top 15 Workplace Campaigns

Gold Overall –Dillons–Great Bend and Larned

Silver Overall – Marmie Auto Group

Bronze Overall – First Kansas Bank  **Bronze Giving Per Capita

Adams Brown, LLC **Silver Giving Per Capita

Farmers Bank & Trust

Midwest Energy

Northern Natural Gas

One Gas


Spectrum CPA Partners, LLC  **Gold Giving Per Capita

Sunflower Electric

Superior Essex

University of Kansas Health Systems-Great Bend Campus

USD 428

Venture Corporation

2022 Highest Percentage Change

  • Keller Real Estate & Insurance Agency

2022 Business Leadership Award

  • First Kansas Bank

2022 Leadership Award

  • Derek & Ashley Vonada

“Derek & Ashley have been supporters of United Way of Central Kansas for more than a decade. Throughout those years, they have shown true generosity and a deep commitment to their community. We are grateful that they choose to support United Way, our 22 Community Partners, and our Impact Programs. Their continued support allows us to help our neighbors in need and support initiatives that strengthen our community. Thank you, Derek and Ashley, for Living United.” Charell Owings, UWCK Executive Director

Funds raised through the Workplace Campaign support UWCK’s 22 Community Partners and Impact Programming across Barton & Pawnee Counties. With a focus on Health, Education, and Financial Stability, United Way provides financial support to non-profits across Central Kansas who are doing the work to help those in need. To learn more about their w