WICHITA, Kan., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 -- Recently two United Ways, one in Pennsylvania and another in Alabama, reported similar occurrences where individuals were duped by scammers claiming to be associated with United Way. While the scams were not identical, they did include striking similarities: The scammers either masqueraded as the victim's Facebook friend, or they claimed the victim's Facebook friends as references; They offered the victims cash grants, claiming they are eligible under "Federal
Event: United Way Months Proclamation Signing When: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019; 9:30 a.m. Where: Kansas State Capital, Governor's Ceremonial Office 241-S, Topeka, Kansas Background:Since Kansas citizens contribute volunteer efforts and more than $20 million to local United Ways, Governor Laura Kelly will proclaim the months of September and October, 2019, United Way Months. In doing so, Governor Kelly is encouraging citizens to support local services for seniors, families and youth through
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