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Supporting Independence for Older Adults: Aging Services Inc.

A City of Cedar Rapids inspector visited an apartment of a gentleman who was having issues with too much garbage in his apartment and self-neglect.[..]

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Reducing Homelessness: Willis Dady Shelter

Susan had been living out of state with her husband and three children. She had been a domestic violence victim since the beginning of her marriage. As[..]

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Closing the Achievement Gap: Kids on Course

Javen is a student that we saw huge gains from during the Kids On Course Program.

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Centennial Campaign Throwback

United Way of East Central Iowa (UWECI) celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2014. As we prepare for our 105th campaign, learn more about our[..]

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Game Changers: A Year in Review Recap

On Thursday, March 8, we held our event, Game Changers: A Year in Review, at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. Game Changers work to break the cycle of[..]

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Our Internal Campaign 2017

 During our two week internal campaign, staff shared what they fight for. Left to right: Tim Stiles, President & CEO; Andi Moore, Executive Assistant;[..]

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We Fight for Carrie's Family: Willis Dady

United Way and Willis Dady work together to reduce homelessness. One important way to do this is to prevent families facing eviction from becoming[..]

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We Fight for Kids Like Willie: Boys & Girls Club of Cedar Rapids

As a United Way funded partner, Boys & Girls Club of Cedar Rapids works to move kids from good to great. Their primary after-school services focus on[..]

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Sweeping for Change 2017 Recap

We held our first Sweeping for Change curling tournament on Friday, August 11 at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena. Six teams from Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust,[..]

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What is a Loaned Executive?

Through strategic partnerships, innovative programming, dedicated volunteers, and more than 16,000 donors, we mobilize individuals and companies to[..]

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