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New YLS Chair: Whitney Pino

Get to know Whitney Pino, Van Meter, 2018 YLS Chair.

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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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AmeriCorps Week: What YAA Means to Me

AmeriCorps Week is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps—from programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in[..]

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Community Engagement and Equity

“Nothing about us without us is for us.” I heard this saying within the first 30 minutes of the Nexus' Community Engagement Institute (NCEI) I attended[..]

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Living United: Engaging College Students

United Way of East Central Iowa has worked with students from many different colleges and universities in the surrounding area and various disciplines[..]

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Thanks for Joining the Fight: Week of Thanks 2018

Every February, we dedicate a week to thanking all of our donors and supporters across East Central Iowa. Our Week of Thanks this year is February[..]

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Homelessness in Our Community: Point-in-Time Report

Homelessness continues to be an issue here in East Central Iowa.
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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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5 Steps to a Free Tax Return

Do you want to complete and file your federal and state income taxes for free? You can do just that if you qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax[..]

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Staff Spotlight: Jessica Whitfield

Welcome to United Way of East Central Iowa, Jessica!

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