Sweeping for Change Curling Tournament

Form a team, learn to curl, and sweep for change in our community!

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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.

Condition of Mental Health Report

Just as people experience colds or the flu, the occurrence of occasional mild depression or anxiety is a normal part of being human. Physical health is a continuum, and so is mental health. Read about the state of mental health in our community and how we're responding.

Read our report

Group Volunteer Projects

Do you and your group need help finding meaningful volunteer projects? Whether you’re a few people or crowd, simply fill out our form! Our Volunteer Engagement team will help your group find a project.

Request a group project

Now Accepting Purse Donations

Each year, UWECI's Women United (formerly WLI) hosts Power of the Purse, a silent purse auction. Donate a new purse for Power of the Purse 2018 to help raise money for women's health.

Save the date for Power of the Purse on Thursday, August 2, 2018!

Donate a purse

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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spark*5 finished its pilot year on June 30! Learn more about this place-based initiative that works to break the cycle of poverty.

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Meet this year's Campaign Chairs Andrew, Darrel, and Paul Morf! Learn more about them and their goals for our community.

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Welcome to United Way, Claudette! Get to know Claudette Breaux, our new Reading into Success AmeriCorps VISTA, by reading our blog.