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UWCK Jeans Day coming
Small donations give folks a chance to win
jeans day sticker

For the sixth year, United Way of Central Kansas is hosting its annual Jeans Day for United Way on Wednesday, Nov. 13. During this event, employees donate to United Way so they can wear jeans to work and are entered in a prize drawing. 

“This event has grown over the past few years, raising more than $1,000 each year towards our campaign goal,” said UWCK Executive Director Gaila Demel. More than 30 businesses participate each year. 

Businesses that want to participate need to contact UWCK and sign up now, Demel said. “We will provide the business with Jeans Day stickers and drawing slips. 

“Leading up to the event, let your employees know about the opportunity they have to wear jeans to support UWCK,” she said. “On Nov. 13, all they have to do is wear jeans, donate at least $1, and fill out a drawing slip. Each dollar that they donate gets them another chance to win.”

One winner is chosen from each business, with the final drawing being held on Dec. 5 at The Buckle. The final winner will win a free pair of BKE jeans, donated by The Buckle.

“This is a great way to help UWCK reach their Community Commitment of $275,000,” Demel said. 

To take part or for more information, contact UWCK by calling 620-792-2403 or email They will deliver stickers and drawing slips for all employees.