Spring into Health: Giving Gardens

Standing desk. Treadmill desk. Office yoga. We invent so many ways to keep us active and healthy at work, when a little time spent outside in the sunshine would do us all good—and do good for others.

Seven central Iowa companies have taken on the...

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The Principal Charity Classic: it's "Fore" our Kids

On June 1-5, central Iowans will welcome some of the world’s best golfers to the Principal Charity Classic, our community’s premier charitable sports event.

It’s more than just a world-class sports event—each year, the event’s proceeds are donated...

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Stamp Out Hunger

A box on your front step. It’s a thrill to see it there, to imagine what might be waiting for you inside. But there’s an even better feeling than that. A bag on your front step—waiting to go out to people in need.

This Saturday, May 14, you’ll have...

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Stuff the Bus book drive collects 40,000 children's books

Central Iowans donate 40,000 books to Stuff the Bus

United Way of Central Iowa Women’s Leadership Connection thanks the employess of 50 local businesses for collecting and donating 40,000 children’s books to the Stuff the Bus book drive, sponsored...

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READ to SUCCEED: Volunteers helping children read proficiently

In recognition of its 100th year, United Way of Central Iowa is launching READ to SUCCEED, its first-ever grassroots public awareness campaign to engage the entire community and call...

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