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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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Why Should You Post Your Nonprofit Event on UWECI's Website?

If you’re a United Way funded nonprofit, it just got easier to share your event with the community.

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Volunteer Spotlight Chris Naxera

Learn about our volunteer spotlight, Chris Naxera!

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Get to Know Our President, Lois Buntz

In honor of President’s Day this month, we’d like to feature our own President and CEO, Lois Buntz.

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Week of Thanks

In true Jimmy Fallon fashion, Scott Schulte of z102.9 wrote #thankyounotes to help United Way thank all our donors and volunteers during our Week of[..]

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