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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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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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