Attend our 2016 Celebration!

Join campaign co-chairs Brad Hart and Kevin Knutson as we celebrate United Way’s Power of You campaign.

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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.

Vote for United Way!

As a Gazette subscriber, you have the opportunity to donate free advertising to a local nonprofit of your choice. This is your chance to make a difference and help us make a lasting impact in our community! Voting is open through December 31.

FY16 Annual Report now available!

This year's report features a timeline highlighting our 101st year and information about the impact we are making together.

Read the full report

Nominate a Volunteer Today!

Do you know some who is making a difference in our community through their service and volunteer work? Submit an application for United Way's Outstanding Volunteer Awards by Feb. 22.

Click here to nominate a volunteer

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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How can you help employees develop skills and also prepare them for future leadership roles? Read how in our blog post on workplace volunteer programs.

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Get to know United Way of East Central Iowa Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) Member, Wendy Nielsen of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust.

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Join us in congratulating Tim Stiles on his new position as United Way of East Central Iowa's President & CEO! Learn more about Tim by reading our blog.