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Youth Achievement AmeriCorps Recruiting Now!

Do you know someone who is interested in gaining valuable experience in elementary schools? The Youth Achievement AmeriCorps program might be the right fit for them! The Youth Achievement AmeriCorps Program, a United Way community initiative, places  15 full-time AmeriCorps

Posted in Education, News, RED Ahead, Youth Achievement Corps, Youth Achievement Corps

Campaign Prizes 2014

For the past several years, United Way of East Central Iowa has offered campaign prizes to our donors, thanks to generous contributions from local businesses. The companies contributing prizes in 2014 include Smulekoff¬’s Furniture, Whirlpool–Amana and, new this year, the

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Day of Caring 2014

On May 8 & 9, 2014, more than 1,200 individuals wearing blue Day of Caring T-shirts went out into the community to donate their time and skills. Because of their efforts, staff time was freed up to work directly with

Posted in Day of Caring, News, Volunteering

United Way of East Central Iowa Receives Four Stars from Charity Navigator

America’s largest independent charity evaluator has awarded the United Way of East Central Iowa its highest rating for the seventh consecutive year. Charity Navigator has rated the United Way of East Central Iowa four stars. “Out of the thousands of

Posted in News, United Way of East Central Iowa

Young Leaders Spotlight: Beth Lehman from The Gazette Company

On occasion we like to highlight some of our Young Leaders Society members. This spotlight is about Beth Lehman, who sits on the Young Leaders committee and works for The Gazette Company. (To nominate a Young Leader to be highlighted here please contact

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Timberwolves Preseason Game Benefiting United Way

ImOn Communications and The Gazette Company will serve as the presenting sponsors of the NBA preseason game benefiting United Way of East Central Iowa centennial campaign.  The Minnesota Timberwolves play the Milwaukee Bucks at the U.S. Cellular Center on Oct. 17. Tickets

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