Support Our Programs


Support Our Programs
Our community understands that mental health is essential to overall health, yet mental health care is often times under-funded in comparison to many other health services. Mental Illness can affect persons of any age, race, religion, or income. Most people diagnosed with a serious mental illness can experience relief from their symptoms by actively participating in an individual treatment plan. Without treatment the consequences of mental illness for both the individual and society are staggering: unnecessary disability, unemployment, substance abuse, homelessness, inappropriate incarceration, and suicide. These recent facts provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness reiterate the importance of mental health services in our community.
  • The economic cost of untreated mental illnesses is more than 300 Billion Dollars each year in the United States.
  • One in four adults (approximately 57.7 million Americans), experience a mental health disorder in a given year.
  • Less than one third adults and only half of children with a diagnosable mental disorder receive any mental health services in a given year.
You can make a difference in the lives of those affected by mental illness. Your donation supports programs not fully financed by public funds or client fees. A donation to The Valeo Foundation is a great way to honor a loved one. Consider a charitable contribution to help those in need.
Make a Contribution
The Valeo Foundation is a private non-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. For more information on how you can make a difference today, contact The Valeo Foundation 785-215-8863. Donate Now

Mailing Address:
The Valeo Foundation 
5401 SW 7th Street 
Topeka, KS 66606
Valeo Foundation Board of Directors
Executive Officers
President: Dr. Mike Reynolds
Affiliation: Dentist, Retired
       
Vice-President: Henry Daries
Affiliation: Blue Cross Blue Shield of KS
Secretary/Treasurer: Esmond Alleyne
Affiliation: Washburn University Lecturer, Retired- Colgate Palmolive/Hills 
Members
Member: Robert Maxwell
Affiliation: Vice-President, Kaw Valley Bank & Trust
       
Member: Rodney Longhofer
Affiliation: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
       
Member: David Claussen
Affiliation: Westar Energy
Member: Shelley Ramos
Affiliation: Topeka Civic Theatre
       
Member: Lakeisha Williams
Affiliation: Bartlett & West
       
Member: Scott Bunton
Affiliation: President, STAR Consultants, LLC
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