About

together we can make a difference for a better tomorrowUnited Way of East Central Iowa is the second largest United Way in the state of Iowa, serving Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones and Linn counties.  We partner with around 30 community partners to assure our communities’ most critical needs are being addressed focusing specifically on health, education and financial stability issues.

In 2013, we raised $10,035,519, making that the 7th year in a row you’ve helped us raise over $10 million since 2007. Your investment supports our communities’ most critical needs from programs that get children ready for kindergarten to helping seniors remain independent longer.

DONATE

If you’re interested in finding out more on donating, you will be happy to hear that 99% of your donation stays local right here in our community.  To discuss your donation further, please call our office at 319-398-5372 or you may choose to make a donation here.  Office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30 a. m. -4:30 p.m.

More than 500 Eastern Iowa companies run campaigns with us and encourage their employees to give.

VOLUNTEER

If you’re interested in volunteering, go to our volunteering site to find a wide range of volunteer opportunities – everything from mentoring a child, to swinging a hammer, or helping an older adult.  We also have Business and Group Volunteer opportunities available.

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CONTACT US

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm

Address: 317 7th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Phone: 319-398-5372

HOLIDAYS

We are closed on these holidays:

President’s Day …………………………. Monday, February 17, 2014
Good Friday …………………………. Friday, April 18, 2014
Memorial Day …………………………. Monday, May 26, 2014
Independence Day …………………………. Friday, July 04, 2014
Labor Day …………………………. Monday, September 01, 2014
Thanksgiving Day …………………………. Thursday, November 27, 2014
Day after Thanksgiving …………………………. Friday, November 28, 2014
Christmas Eve Day …………………………. Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Christmas Day …………………………. Thursday, December 25, 2014