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2014 Women’s Leadership Initiative Luncheon

Save the date for the 2014 Women’s Leadership Initiative Luncheon on Thursday, May 22, 2014.  This event will be held at the Cedar Rapids Country Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. In United Way of East Central Iowa’s 100-year

Posted in Events, News

United Way Recognizes Volunteers

The United Way Annual Outstanding Volunteer Awards event was held on April 10, 2014 at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center.  The event provides an opportunity to appreciate and recognize volunteers in the community.  These volunteers are separated into five categories:

Posted in News, Video, Volunteering

Happy National Volunteer Week

United Way participates in Leaders in Volunteerism (LIV) which is an organization made up of 25 non-profit organizations from the Cedar Rapids area and was formed to develop and promote volunteerism in our community.  In 2012, LIV reported 20,539 volunteers

Posted in News, Volunteering

Adverse Childhood Experiences Follow-up Conversation

It has been several months since we held the last ACEs Community Conversation on this topic. We would like to invite you back to join us for an Adverse Childhood Experiences follow-up conversation. At the last meeting, each of our community partners committed to

Posted in News

Young Leaders Society Reads to Head Start Programs

The Young Leaders Society has partnered with the HACAP’s Head Start Program to spend time reading to children in those classrooms.   On Thursday, May 8 the Young Leaders Society members will volunteer to read to children to help them

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Volunteering as a Family

“Volunteering with your kids, once they are old enough, is truly rewarding.” Katie Mills Giorgio, a Cedar Rapids community volunteer and United Way Centennial Volunteer Club member said, “Volunteering with your kids is not only awesome family time, but it will also,

Posted in News, Volunteering




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