UWECI is the trusted leader and catalyst for envisioning and creating positive community change.
Unite the caring power of communities to invest in effective solutions that improve people’s lives.
Collaboration • Diversity and Inclusion • Excellence • Innovation • Integrity • Leadership • Learning • Relationships • Service
We fight for the education, financial stability, and health of every person in our community.
United Way of East Central Iowa is a nonprofit organization and the second largest United Way in Iowa. Established in 1914, UWECI originally served four area nonprofits; that number has grown to more than 30 today. Together, UWECI and its partners serve Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones, and Linn Counties to help meet our community’s most critical needs in education, financial stability, and health.
A highly skilled and motivated team manage United Way of East Central Iowa’s day-to-day operations. Contact us by calling 319-398-5372 during our office hours 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday.
Board & Trustees
Whether volunteering on our board of directors, board of trustees, or one of our many committees, community leaders devote their time and talents to ensure UWECI helps those most in need.