Capitol Federal donates to United Way

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Capitol Federal is helping United Way of Greater Topeka continue their mission.

The local bank presented two checks to United Way Thursday, one check for United Way of Greater Topeka for $236,102 and a $375,911 one for statewide United Ways,.

Capitol Federal officials say employees held several events to raise the money, including an employee jean day, a lemonade stand and a bingo game.

"It's fun and I think that's a way you get everybody motivated around a cause," Capitol Federal CEO John B. Discus said. "When you can have fun as an employee group, it shows in the dollars you give back."

Capitol Federal says they matched employee donations by the dollar.