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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.

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.

Early Childhood Education in our community

The first five years of life are essential for young children. Each day is a new opportunity to learn their first words, how to form relationships, manage emotions, and build trust. But not every child receives the same opportunities.

Read more about challenges and strategies for early childhood education in East Central Iowa.

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?