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VITA Volunteers

VITA Volunteers Needed for 2019 Tax Season

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Loaned Executives Make United Way Go ‘Round

2018 LEs: Gwynne Whitson, Jenn Finn, Joe Fahrner, Kaitlyn Bulman, Kristine Sorensen, Lynn Johnson, Marta Hershner, and Mel Doyle.

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2018 Sweeping for Change

United Way of East Central Iowa (UWECI) held its second Sweeping for Change curling tournament on Friday, August 13. In partnership with Cedar Rapids[..]

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How to have a Strong Campaign

Each year, companies rely on committed employees who volunteer to coordinate their United Way of East Central Iowa (UWECI) company campaign.[..]

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Meet the Campaign Chairs: Andrew, Darrel, and Paul Morf

Campaign Chairs Andrew, Darrel, and Paul Morf (of Acumen Advisors and Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC) are just getting started with this year's [..]

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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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