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Post-Flood Volunteers:

Individuals and groups will be needed to help with the flood clean up. Sign up to be contacted as needs arise.

Sign up as an individual

Sign up your group


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.

If you need help in this time of natural disaster, please call 2-1-1, 319-739-4211, or 1-866-469-2211. You can also search 2-1-1’s database at

Learn more about how 2-1-1 can help you or your neighbors.

Local volunteer groups sign up here!

Sign up and we will send your group to the area with the most urgent need. Help move residents or businesses out of the flood zone or help sandbag.

Sign up now!

Taking Care of Yourself During Times of High Anxiety

Floods create a tremendous amount of anxiety and stress for those affected both directly and indirectly. Read our tips and resources to make sure you are taking care of yourself during this stressful time.

Access tips and resources

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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.
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There are many ways you can get or give help in the event of a flood emergency: individual volunteering, group volunteering, and more. See how you can get or give help!

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Read sandbag safety tips that will help keep you and your fellow volunteers safe while you help prepare Eastern Iowa for flooding.

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Join the effort to prep for flooding this weekend and early next week. Take these steps to sign up for sandbagging in Cedar Rapids!