United Way Awards $1.6 Million In Grants

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - United Way announced more than $1 million in new and renewed grants for 2013 Thursday.

More than 145 volunteers committed over 1,500 hours to review applications from organizations across our community.

The volunteers determined $1.6 million in funding awards to meet goals in targeted categories.

Those include basic needs, on-grade achievement, early education, financial stability, substance abuse and healthy living.