Game Changers: A Year In Review

Celebrate another year of changing the game in East Central Iowa.

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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.

Labor Leadership Giving Society Annual Report

United Way of East Central Iowa has partnered with the labor movement since 1969. The Labor Leadership Giving Society (LLGS) recognizes Union members who demonstrate a personal commitment to caring for one another and those most in need.

Read the LLGS Annual Report

YLS Annual Report

Young Leaders Society's (YLS) mission is to improve the quality of life of children, ages 0–5, by engaging young leaders in addressing critical needs affecting our community. Check out what YLS accomplished in the last year.

Read the YLS Annual Report

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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.
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Our Blog
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Mindy Olson is a member of our Women’s Leadership Initiative and the WLI Advocate Committee. Learn more about Mindy by reading our blog spotlight.

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Read about the progress we have made on our community financial stability goal since 2009.

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We sat down with our President and CEO, Tim Stiles, to chat about his first year leading UWECI and plans for United Way's future.