United Way of McPherson is dedicated to supporting programs addressing 

We accomplish our goals by partnering with human service agencies that are addressing four PRIORITY AREAS in our community.


Assuring access to basic needs including housing, food, clothing, healthcare, affordable transportation and safety/security


Helping people live healthy, functional lives through emergency assistance, support and counseling


Assuring all children develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially in a safe, nurturing environment


Empowering citizens with information and access to resources to become self-reliant

United Way of McPherson County
P.O. Box 55, McPherson, KS 67460

(620) 241-5152







Providing Basic Needs

Lindsborg Summer Lunch Program

224 South Main Street, Lindsborg, KS 67456  (785) 819-1918

Provides free summer lunch to children and adults who accompany children.   Lunch is prepared and served Monday through Friday in Lindsborg and Marquette at area churches. 

McPherson County Crime Stoppers

P.O. Box 25   McPherson, KS 67460

Crime Stoppers helps prevent and solve local crimes.

Meals on Wheels

915 N Walnut St | McPherson, Kansas 67460 | (620) 241-5238
Providing the "Meals on Wheels" program which meets the nutritional needs of the elderly and infirm by providing daily, hot meals delivered to their homes.

Rebuilding Lives

CASA: A Voice for Children

Harvey County Court House | Newton, KS 67114 | (316) 284-6909
Providing an advocacy program to assist abused and neglected children within the court system with the belief every child is entitled to a safe and permanent home.

Heart to Heart Child Advocacy Center

400 E. Kansas Ave. Suite 1 | McPherson, KS 67460 | (620) 245-0048

Providing an advocacy program to children who have suffered from an abusive event; includes professional forensic interviews, advocacy services, individual case review by a multidisciplinary team and additional resources for mental and physical health issues.


1200 E. Kansas Ave | McPherson, KS  67460 | (620) 241-9011 

Steps to End Poverty of McPherson County works to end poverty one family at a time by building relationships across economic and class lines in order to transform lives.


​122 West Marlin Street, Office 208   McPherson, KS 67460 | (316)-288-1194

Providing a program to assist victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with advocacy services, shelter, 24-hour crisis line, safety planning, relocation, follow-up services, community education, law enforcement consultation and job searches.

Preparing for Life

McPherson Family YMCA

220 North Walnut, McPherson, KS 67460     620-241-0363

Providing the "Safety Around Water" program to second graders to teach basic swimming and water safety skills; providing the "Y-Kids" program to provide quality child care in a safe environment; providing the "Activate" program targeting middle school students to promote volunteerism and develop community leaders.

McPherson Community Teen Center

1455 N Main McPherson, Kansas 67460
Our mission is to provide a safe, trauma informed space for the teens in our community. A space where they are able to find unconditional love and the ability to be empowered through structured programs. These programs will assist in teaching skill building, interpersonal relationships, life skills, self-love and care, altruism and love for those around them, and the ability to break generational family cycles and social problems that are negatively impacting their lives. We will provide opportunities for leadership, enjoyment, friendships, and being seen for their uniqueness and then celebrate it. Teens can then develop their physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive abilities at their own pace.

Building Self-Reliance

McPherson Special Olympics

Providing a program of sports training, education and athletic competition to individuals with intellectual disabilities regardless of their abilities.

Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation

5111 East 21st St. North  Wichita, KS 67208   316-652-1553

Providing support services and assistive technology programs to ensure persons with disabilities in McPherson County have access to equipment and services allowing for increased or maintained levels of independence.

McPherson County Council on Aging

​926 North Main Street, Suite B - McPherson, KS 67460  620-241-4383

Providing senior center service programs associated with eight McPherson County locations to help seniors strengthen their capability to remain in their own homes and respective communities while maintaining dignity and self-determination.

McPherson Housing Coalition

Providing the "Brush Up Mac" program designed to help low- to moderate-income homeowners maintain their properties. Targeted population includes elderly, disabled or single-parent residents.

Forging Youth Resilience


715 Woodside, McPherson, KS 67460 620-627-8565

Our goal is to enhance our community through youth mentorship and fitness! We have partnered with Forging Youth Resilience whose mission is to “empower young people to build physical and mental strength for life by providing access to a network of community-based fitness programs and mentorship.” FYR Mac-Town program is currently for 8-18-year-olds.


 ​​Phone: 620.241.5152                                                                         Email: uwmc@unitedwaymcpherson.org


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