COVID-19 CARE FUND

Donate now to help families in need

DONATE NOW

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to UWECI’s COVID-19 CARE Fund that will help with emerging issues related to COVID-19.

Volunteer

to help organizations serving our most vulnerable populations.

Advocate

for those who need steady voices during this time.

United Way of East Central Iowa is collaborating with our community partners to meet the emerging needs of those most impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Thank you for stepping forward to fight the COVID-19 outbreak and its effects on our neighbors. We can’t do this alone. Every dollar counts and is greatly appreciated. Together, we will stand united for those in our community who need our help. Give Today!

UWECI’s CARE Fund will be used to address and support the emerging needs of the most vulnerable individuals in our community through funding local health and human service nonprofits who have increased programs and services surrounding this pandemic Some examples include unexpected childcare expenses, feeding neighbors or replacing the loss of income. The fund will also address those unforeseen needs these vulnerable populations experience in the long-term.

INQUIRIES ABOUT THE FUND:

  • Anyone can donate! Whether you’re an individual or a business, any amount is appreciated.
  • For interested philanthropic and business partners, please contact Kylee Pusteoska, Sr Manager of Annual Giving and Engagement at kylee.pusteoska@uweci.org
  • For media inquiries about UWECI’s response to the COVID-19 epidemic, please contact Shannon Hanson, VP of Marketing & Communications, at shannon.hanson@uweci.org
  • If you would like more information on how to apply when funds are ready to be disseminated, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page. As a reminder, UWECI can only grant funds to 501(C)(3) organizations, not to individuals.

CARE Fund Recipients

  • Aging Services
  • ASAC
  • Catherine McAuley Center
  • Domestic Violence and Intervention Program
  • EIHC
  • Green Square Meals
  • Happy Time Child Development
  • His Hands Free Clinic
  • Jane Boyd
  • Jones County Family Council
  • North Star Community Services
  • Olivet Neighborhood Mission
  • St. Lukes Dental
  • Waypoint
  • Willis Dady
  • Bridgehaven Pregnancy Center
  • Community Health Free Clinic
  • Fresh Start Ministries
  • Horizons
  • Iowa Legal Aid
  • Williamsburg Migrant Summer School

Areas of Support

FOOD SUPPORT

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

HEALTHCARE

SENIORS

EMERGENCY HOUSING

CHILD CARE

If you wish to donate via check, please mail it to:

United Way of East Central Iowa – CARE Fund
317 7th Ave. SE, Ste. 401
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Would you like to apply for funds? Please view the attached PDF and follow the instructions provided.

As a reminder, UWECI can only grant funds to 501(C)(3) organizations, not to individuals.

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