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10 Years Post Flood: 5 Ways to Continue Our Story

Today, June 13, 2018, marks the 10th anniversary of the 2008 flood cresting 31.12 feet in Cedar Rapids, IA. Floodwaters affected roughly 5,390 houses,[..]

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11 Facts for 2-1-1 Day 2018

United Way 2-1-1 is a free, confidential information and referral helpline and website available 24/7. From homelessness to healthcare, 2-1-1 can help[..]

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2016 Flood Stories

In fall 2016, our community responded to threats of flooding throughout Eastern Iowa. During this time, United Way’s 2-1-1 service received more than[..]

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Happy Birthday, 2-1-1!

13 years ago, United Way launched 2-1-1, a community helpline and website. Trained professionals connect callers to health and human services in[..]

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Scheduling Your VITA Appointment

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps bring millions of dollars back into our community through tax returns.

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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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