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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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Top 10 Reasons to Call 2-1-1

Twelve years ago this month, United Way launched 2-1-1 as a partnership between four health and human service agencies in the Cedar Rapids Metro Area.[..]

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Campaign Celebration 2015 Results

Thank you to all of our companies, nonprofits, donors and volunteers for your support this year. You helped make our community better, stronger, and[..]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jo Ellen Haddad

We like to feature our volunteers on our blog. This month, we are featuring Jo Ellen Haddad, 2015 United Way Women's Leadership Initiative chair.

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How Our Volunteer Awards Nominations Work: an Overview of the Selection Process

2016 marks the sixth annual Outstanding Volunteer Awards and Volunteer Recognition Breakfast. The nomination process continues to evolve, and the[..]

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End of Year Giving

The end of the year is a busy time for nonprofits. More than one-quarter of all charitable contributions are made every December.

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United We Dine 2015

Eat at Bistro on the River December 8-11, and they will generously donate 7% of sales to United Way of East Central Iowa.  Stop in and enjoy coffee,[..]

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'Tis the Campaign Season

United Way of East Central Iowa celebrated the beginning of campaign season with a week of kick-off events in September. United Way funded partners[..]

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Welcome to Our New Site!

Our new website design makes it easier for you to find what you’re looking for and get in touch with us. We have taken great care to update, compile,[..]

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VITA Needs Volunteers

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax preparation services to low- and moderate-income members of our community. During[..]

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