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What We’re Doing
United Way focuses on education, financial stability, and health because they are the essential building blocks for a good quality of life. Our goal is to build solutions that create positive social change.

2016 Campaign: A Life Rebuilt

This year's campaign video features single mother, Lindsay McIntyre. Because of your support, Lindsay is back on her feet and able to continue to care for herself and her children.

Click here to watch the video.

Now Hiring: UWECI President & CEO

Due to a retirement, we are searching for a President & CEO who can continue leading our growing organization.

Click here for job description.

Promoting & Fostering Employee Volunteerism

Join the United Way Workplace Volunteer Council today!

Learn more about the benefits of workplace volunteering.

Our Community
United Way of East Central Iowa’s service area is five counties: Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones, and Linn counties. We work to understand people we serve at the county, city, and neighborhood level and improve well-being in each area.
Our Blog
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Get to know our new staff member, Amy Anderson.

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How companies can engage their employees in United Way campaigns

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What is chronic absenteeism, and how does it affect young students in our communities?