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Summer Learning Loss

Summer is here, and students are already planning their adventures: camps to reunite with friends, pool trips and picnics outside, and family vacations[..]

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Volunteering is What We Do

Volunteering isn’t just something United Way helps the community do; it’s also what we do!

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Sharon Bertroche

Learn about our feature volunteer, Dr. Sharon Bertroche. 

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Outstanding Volunteer Awards Recap

Thanks for coming to our annual Volunteer Recognition Breakfast! This event is a great opportunity to recognize volunteers and the important role they[..]

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Staff Spotlight Andi Moore

Welcome to Our United Way Team, Andi! Andi Moore recently joined United Way of East Central Iowa’s team as an Administrative Assistant for our Donor[..]

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Time for Art Recap

This year’s Time for Art was a huge success! Thank you to all of the local artists who donated their pieces, committee members who helped organize the[..]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Donita Sanderson

Donita Sanderson is an active member of United Way's Young Leaders Society (YLS) and enjoys giving back through volunteering. If you are interested in[..]

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Staff Spotlight John Spanczak

John Spanczak recently joined our team at United Way of East Central Iowa as our Manager of the Youth Achievement AmeriCorps Program. Get to know him[..]

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Cedar Rapids Joins Nationwide Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Cedar Rapids is taking a big step toward improving student success by joining the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR), a nationwide movement to[..]

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Another Great VITA Tax Season Is Underway!

Tax season is well underway at our five VITA sites in Linn and Jones County! So far, VITA volunteers have completed federal and state tax returns for[..]

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