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Just Over One Week Away from the Big Day

Learn more about our upcoming event, Game Changers: A Year in Review!

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Nominations Open for the 2019 Volunteer Awards

We all know organizations, groups, and individuals who are dedicated to volunteering—we see them in action every day. That’s why each year in April,[..]

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2018 Because of You Leadership Thank you reception

Thanking our donors is something we love, and the Because of You - Leadership Society Thank You reception did exactly that. The event held on Tuesday,[..]

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Cultivating Community: Tabling Hunger

Do you know when your next meal is coming?

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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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2018 Power of the Purse

On Thursday, August 2, Women United (formerly WLI) hosted its annual Power of the Purse. Together, we raised $17,000 which will continue Women United's[..]

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Day of Caring: 2018 Event Recap

Every May, UWECI hosts Day of Caring, one of the largest organized volunteer events in Cedar Rapids. This year marked our 25th Day of Caring.

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Time for Art: 2018 Event Recap

On Friday, April 27, we held our event, Time for Art: A Celebration of Volunteers, at the Cedar Rapids Marriott.

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Time for Art: New Artist Spotlight

Each year, local artists donate their photography, sculptures, paintings, and more to our Time for Art event. This year, we have many new artists[..]

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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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