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Outstanding Volunteer Awards Nominations

Our annual Outstanding Volunteer Awards event showcases local individuals, companies, and groups who make a difference through volunteerism. We[..]

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4 Reasons a Workplace Volunteer Program is a Smart Investment

Companies spend considerable amounts of money training employees. How can you help employees develop skills and also prepare them for future leadership[..]

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January WLI Member Spotlight

Meet WLI member, Windy Nielsen!

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New Year, New CEO

Tim Stiles, former Vice President and COO, now serves as President and CEO of United Way of East Central Iowa. Get to know our new CEO:

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Staff Spotlight: Emily Grace

Welcome to United Way of East Central Iowa, Emily!

Emily Grace recently joined United Way's Marketing and Communications team as our new Digital Media[..]

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A Farewell from Lois

Dearest friends:

After 12 great years, I’m closing my office door at United Way. It has been an experience I’ll never forget.

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Staff Spotlight: Janelle White

Welcome to United Way of East Central Iowa, Janelle!

Janelle White recently joined United Way's operations team as our new Bookkeeper and[..]

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End of Year Giving

The end of the year is a busy time for nonprofits. December brings in more than 25% of all charitable contributions.

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VITA Needs Volunteers for 2017

Volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program help provide free tax preparation and filing services for low- and moderate-income[..]
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Volunteering Year Round

United Way of East Central Iowa typically receives many questions about volunteering in the weeks leading up the holidays. Individuals and families are[..]

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