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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

United Way Holds Fundraiser with Historical Play at TCR

United Way of East Central Iowa kicked off its centennial year with a fundraiser during opening night of “To Kill a Mockingbird” at Theatre Cedar Rapids on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Many of the themes highlighted in the play

Posted in Centennial, News, United Way of East Central Iowa, Video

Youth Achievement AmeriCorps at Grant Wood Elementary School

The United Way marketing team made a trip out to Grant Wood Elementary School last week to speak about the impact AmeriCorps members in the Youth Achievement AmeriCorps program are having at their school. Grant Wood Elementary has been a

Posted in Video, Youth Achievement Corps, Youth Achievement Corps

VIDEOS: Leave a Legacy and Include United Way in Estate Planning

Video not playing? Click here to watch it on YouTube. You can also read a transcript below. This video outlines some of the options: Video not playing? Click here to watch it on YouTube. Leave a Legacy and Include United

Posted in News, Planned giving, United Way of East Central Iowa, Video

Day of Caring 2014

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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, Video, Volunteering

Find volunteer opportunities in Cedar Rapids area with volunteer app

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The app, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the United States, is free to download and allows users to map volunteer opportunities in Cedar Rapids. Download the app here. This project received an Impact 13 Award

Posted in News, United Way of East Central Iowa, Video, Volunteering

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