Our organization was founded on Feb. 16, 1914, and is one of the oldest United Ways. This historical United Way database includes some of the highlights of United Way’s 100-year history in Eastern Iowa. The information comes from historical United Way documents, as well as The Gazette’s archives. Summaries are published with permission.
How to use this
You can browse the historical United Way database below by simply clicking SEARCH (leave the box blank) or you can use the SEARCH box to specifically search for a person, event or organization, for example.
If you are aware of a historical moment or event that is not listed in this database please contact us here.
Historical photos from the historical United Way database
Matt Evans Looks Back and Ahead
CEO Lois Buntz Reviews 100 Years of History in Eastern Iowa