Layoff Assistance

Donate Goods

Our food pantry directly supports labor members and working families experiencing hardship. It is urgently in need of cereal and peanut butter & jelly

You can drop supplies at any of the following locations to make sure they get to working families that need help:

District 70 Machinists Hall

3830 S. Meridian, Wichita

Teamsters Local 696

3600 NE Sardou Ave, Topeka, KS 66616

Hours M-R 8-5 and Fridays 8-4

The Kansas AFL-CIO

2131 SW 36th St, Topeka, KS 66611

Donate Funds

United Way of the Plains has set up a Laid-Off Workers Fund to assist individuals who have recently been or will be laid off from jobs in Sedgwick county.

The fund will be managed by United Way of the Plains with no administration charge. Individuals wishing to donate to the fund can:

Give online at:

Text the word LAYOFF to 41444

Checks can be mailed to:

United Way of the Plains, Attn: Laid-Off Workers Fund

PO Box 47208, Wichita, KS 67201-7208

Make checks payable to "United Way of the Plains” and note “Laid-Off Workers Fund" in the memo section of the check.