Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

During the holiday season, our Holiday Volunteer Guide connects you to organizations with the greatest need.

View the guide!

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.

We Fight For: Solutions

Another campaign season is upon us and as we continue to fight for the education, financial stability, and health of everyone in our community, we want to thank you for your loyal support and invite you to join us in the fight again this year.

Read about 2018 so far

Volunteer Leadership Directory

Interested in getting involved in the community? United Way created a snapshot of organizations seeking skilled volunteer for task forces, committees, and boards. A great tool to connect employees with leadership volunteer opportunities.

View nonprofits with openings

UWECI Leadership Directory

UWECI's leadership societies are made up of our most passionate donors. Together, we tackle today’s issues by creating lasting, systemic change. Membership enables you to create a meaningful bond to work in our community and to others who share your commitment.

View or download this year's directory

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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Whether it’s friends, family, good health, or great sleep, we all have something to be thankful for this holiday season.

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We’re working to break the cycle of poverty, but what exactly does that mean? Read how YPN is contributing to our community's work.

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Learn more about the events, the committee, and how much we’ve raised!