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. Determine the length of time you are able to commit, and then find the skill set you are hoping to bring to an agency.

Task Force

Short-Term Commitment

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services. 


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services.


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Privode children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services.


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services.


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Kids First Law Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Give children voice in custody and divorce conflicts by providing focused legal representation and services for kids. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services.


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Linn County Early Childhood Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide and support quality early care, health, and social services for children prenatal-age 5 and their families. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 

Committee

1+ years Commitment

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent. 


Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services. 


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities. 


Linn County Early Childhood Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide and support quality early care, health, and social services for children prenatal-age 5 and their families. 


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the exonomically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


YMCA Camp Wapsie

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Put Christian principles into practice through programs that build health, spirit, mind, and body for all. 

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities. 


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services. 


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community. 


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


United Way of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Health

United the caring power of communities to invest in effective solutions to improve people’s lives. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


United Way of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Health

United the caring power of communities to invest in effective solutions to improve people’s lives. 

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community. 


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


Linn County Early Childhood Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide and support quality early care, health, and social services for children prenatal-age 5 and their families. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


United Way of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Health

United the caring power of communities to invest in effective solutions to improve people’s lives. 


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services. 


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Linn County Early Childhood Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide and support quality early care, health, and social services for children prenatal-age 5 and their families. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services. 


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Offer a space where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to experience interior growth, peace, and transformation through connection with Earth, Self, Others, and the Source of All Being.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 


YMCA Camp Wapsie

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Put Christian principles into practice through programs that build health, spirit, mind, and body for all. 

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services. 


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community. 


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Offer a space where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to experience interior growth, peace, and transformation through connection with Earth, Self, Others, and the Source of All Being.


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


United Way of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Health

United the caring power of communities to invest in effective solutions to improve people’s lives. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community. 


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Offer a space where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to experience interior growth, peace, and transformation through connection with Earth, Self, Others, and the Source of All Being.


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 

Aging Services, Inc

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Enhance the lives of older adults by providing services and resources to assist them in remaining independent.


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.

Board

1-3 years Commitment

There are not any Strategic Planning board opportunities at this time.

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Area Substance Abuse Council, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education

Provide accessible, comprehensive substance abuse services delivered with dignity, respect, and proefessionalism to reduce the impact of substance abuse disorders.  


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Families Helping Families of Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education 

Meet the needs of youth who have been abused or neglected to allow them to have the same chance as their peers to be healthy and productive citizens.


Foundation 2

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

Offers crisis prevention and intervention programs to people of all ages.


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community. 


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Offer a space where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to experience interior growth, peace, and transformation through connection with Earth, Self, Others, and the Source of All Being.


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Area Substance Abuse Council, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education

Provide accessible, comprehensive substance abuse services delivered with dignity, respect, and proefessionalism to reduce the impact of substance abuse disorders.  


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Cedar Valley Humane Society

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education and Health

Building healthy relationships between people and animals, and eliminating cruelty, abuse, and overpopulation of animals through education, adoption services, and inspiring compassion for all living things. 


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families. 


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


HERO (Healing at English River Outfitters)

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Restore veterans’ strength and independence by providing a safe outdoor experience that promotes healing and closure as well as family reintegration. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Linn County Early Childhood Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide and support quality early care, health, and social services for children prenatal-age 5 and their families. 


RHCR Theatre

Small theatre with a mission to create value and make a difference in the corridor. 


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 

St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Community Health Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Alleviate pain and suffering by providing access to and delivery of compassionate healthcare.


Families Helping Families of Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education 

Meet the needs of youth who have been abused or neglected to allow them to have the same chance as their peers to be healthy and productive citizens.


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families. 


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


HERO (Healing at English River Outfitters)

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Restore veterans’ strength and independence by providing a safe outdoor experience that promotes healing and closure as well as family reintegration. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations.


RHCR Theatre

Small theatre with a mission to create value and make a difference in the corridor. 


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. 


Area Substance Abuse Council, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education

Provide accessible, comprehensive substance abuse services delivered with dignity, respect, and professionalism to reduce the impact of substance abuse disorders.  


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Bur Oak Land Trust

Protect and conserve natural areas to enrich and engage current and future generations. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services. 


Families Helping Families of Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education 

Meet the needs of youth who have been abused or neglected to allow them to have the same chance as their peers to be healthy and productive citizens.


Foundation 2

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

Offers crisis prevention and intervention programs to people of all ages.


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community. 


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


HERO (Healing at English River Outfitters)

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Restore veterans’ strength and independence by providing a safe outdoor experience that promotes healing and closure as well as family reintegration. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance

Partnership of cultural organizations throughout eleven counties in and around Iowa’s Creative Corridor.


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Linn County Early Childhood Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide and support quality early care, health, and social services for children prenatal-age 5 and their families. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Offer a space where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to experience interior growth, peace, and transformation through connection with Earth, Self, Others, and the Source of All Being.


RHCR Theatre

Small theatre with a mission to create value and make a difference in the corridor. 


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa.


Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Area Substance Abuse Council, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education

Provide accessible, comprehensive substance abuse services delivered with dignity, respect, and professionalism to reduce the impact of substance abuse disorders.  


Bur Oak Land Trust

Protect and conserve natural areas to enrich and engage current and future generations. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Valley Humane Society

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education and Health

Building healthy relationships between people and animals, and eliminating cruelty, abuse, and overpopulation of animals through education, adoption services, and inspiring compassion for all living things. 


Community Health Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Alleviate pain and suffering by providing access to and delivery of compassionate healthcare.


Foundation 2

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

Offers crisis prevention and intervention programs to people of all ages.


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community. 


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


HERO (Healing at English River Outfitters)

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Restore veterans’ strength and independence by providing a safe outdoor experience that promotes healing and closure as well as family reintegration. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance

Partnership of cultural organizations throughout eleven counties in and around Iowa’s Creative Corridor.


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities. 


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Linn County Early Childhood Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide and support quality early care, health, and social services for children prenatal-age 5 and their families. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


RHCR Theatre

Small theatre with a mission to create value and make a difference in the corridor. 


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.

Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 

African American Museum

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa.


Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Area Substance Abuse Council, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education

Provide accessible, comprehensive substance abuse services delivered with dignity, respect, and professionalism to reduce the impact of substance abuse disorders.  


Bur Oak Land Trust

Protect and conserve natural areas to enrich and engage current and future generations. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Mobilize resources and relationships that empower our Library to deliver innovative programs and services. 


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Cedar Valley Humane Society

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education and Health

Building healthy relationships between people and animals, and eliminating cruelty, abuse, and overpopulation of animals through education, adoption services, and inspiring compassion for all living things. 


Community Health Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Alleviate pain and suffering by providing access to and delivery of compassionate healthcare.


Families Helping Families of Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education 

Meet the needs of youth who have been abused or neglected to allow them to have the same chance as their peers to be healthy and productive citizens.


Foundation 2

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

Offers crisis prevention and intervention programs to people of all ages.


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families.


Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


HERO (Healing at English River Outfitters)

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Restore veterans’ strength and independence by providing a safe outdoor experience that promotes healing and closure as well as family reintegration. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Instill hope, change lives, brighten futures by providing life-changing, services to underserved populations. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts. 


Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance

Partnership of cultural organizations throughout eleven counties in and around Iowa’s Creative Corridor.


K9 Cola Off-Leash Parks

K9COLA, Citizens for Off-Leash Areas, supports and promotes safe 0ff-leash areas around Cedar Rapids/Marion, including Cheyenne Off-Leash Dog Park and K9 Acres Off-Leash Dog Park.


Kids First Law Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Give children voice in custody and divorce conflicts by providing focused legal representation and services for kids. 


Linn County Early Childhood Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide and support quality early care, health, and social services for children prenatal-age 5 and their families. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Offer a space where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to experience interior growth, peace, and transformation through connection with Earth, Self, Others, and the Source of All Being.


RHCR Theatre

Small theatre with a mission to create value and make a difference in the corridor. 


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 


YMCA Camp Wapsie

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Put Christian principles into practice through programs that build health, spirit, mind, and body for all. 

Area Substance Abuse Council, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability, Health, and Education

Provide accessible, comprehensive substance abuse services delivered with dignity, respect, and professionalism to reduce the impact of substance abuse disorders.  


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Empower choices for life through Christ-centered education and support. 


Bur Oak Land Trust

Protect and conserve natural areas to enrich and engage current and future generations. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Provide financial support to and promote excellence in the Cedar Rapids Public Schools.


Cedar Rapids NAACP Branch

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Ensure the political, education, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Community Health Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Alleviate pain and suffering by providing access to and delivery of compassionate healthcare.


Foundation 2

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

Offers crisis prevention and intervention programs to people of all ages.


Gems of Hope, Inc.

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health 

To bring hope to cancer patients and families.


Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Help donors give in meaningful ways, to strengthen nonprofits, and to provide leadership that supports a vibrant community.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


Iowa Legal Aid

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system; challenges policies and practices that harm low-income persons; and empowers clients to advocate effectively for themselves and their communities.


Kids First Law Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Give children voice in custody and divorce conflicts by providing focused legal representation and services for kids. 


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.


Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Offer a space where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to experience interior growth, peace, and transformation through connection with Earth, Self, Others, and the Source of All Being.


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.


Willis Dady Homeless Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability

Provide shelter & prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. 


YMCA Camp Wapsie

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Put Christian principles into practice through programs that build health, spirit, mind, and body for all. 

Alzheimer’s Association

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 


Catherine McAuley Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Offers hope and opportunity through basic education for adults and transitional housing for women.


Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability 

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 


Cedar Valley Humane Society

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education and Health

Building healthy relationships between people and animals, and eliminating cruelty, abuse, and overpopulation of animals through education, adoption services, and inspiring compassion for all living things. 


GSI Works

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Work with home and business owners in protecting themselves and their neighbors from flooding and drainage problems.


Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. 


His Hands Free Clinic

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Bringing glory to God by meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those without adequate resources. We strive to treat patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve as children of God. 


Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education

Promote understanding, appreciation, and professional development in ceramic and glass arts.


RHCR Theatre

Small theatre with a mission to create value and make a difference in the corridor. 


Southeast Linn Community Center

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Financial Stability

Serving children, seniors, and the economically-disadvantaged of Lisbon and Mount Vernon.


St. Vincent de Paul

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health, Financial Stability, and Education

Provide help while maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those we serve. Our purpose is to fulfill the two great commandments: love of God and love of neighbor. 


Table to Table

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Education

Keep wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless, and at-risk populations. 


Tanager Place

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health and Education

Provide children & families with services that empower, inspire, & heal. 


The Arc of East Central Iowa

United Way’s Focus Areas: Financial Stability and Health

Empower people with intellectual and related disabilities to engage in lifelong opportunities to live, learn, work, and play with dignity, freedom and full inclusion in their communities. 


Waypoint Services

United Way’s Focus Areas: Education, Financial Stability, and Health

Inspire people to move forward.


YMCA Camp Wapsie

United Way’s Focus Areas: Health

Put Christian principles into practice through programs that build health, spirit, mind, and body for all.