TextSupport: Central Iowa Schools Provides School District Updates & Resources

United Way of Central Iowa Now Offers “TextSupport: Central Iowa Schools” Initiative to Provide Free School District Updates and Community Resources.

United Way of Central Iowa now offers a free text message support initiative, TextSupport: Central...

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Your Wealth: Control and Compassion amid the Chaos

In this guest blog post, Michelle Mahoney, CFP® and co-founder of Generations Wealth Management, offers options to have control, strengthen your financial position, and help others this year.

These are strange times. During an upheaval like this,...

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Day of Action 2020 Accomplishments

United Way of Central Iowa’s Day of Action is the day of the year when we pull together as a community to harness our collective strength as volunteers. In a normal year, we would be volunteering in person. We would read to students, build houses,...

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Gerry Neugent Honored with Tocqueville Society Award

Gerry Neugent, co-chairman of the board and former CEO of Knapp Properties, was selected as this year’s winner of the prestigious Tocqueville Society Award from United Way of Central Iowa. This award is the organization’s highest honor, given...

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Funding critical community needs during COVID-19 pandemic

United Way of Central Iowa recently invested $518,724 in 44 of its nonprofit partners across Polk, Dallas, and Warren counties in response to their emerging needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. This investment is the first distribution from...

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21-Day Equity Challenge: Uniting Central Iowans to Learn and Grow

United Way of Central Iowa is excited to offer our community a new, localized 21-Day Equity Challenge, beginning on October 5, 2020 at www.EquityChallenge.org.

All central Iowans are invited to register to join the free 21-Day Equity Challenge, a...

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Help shape the future focus of United Way of Central Iowa

United Way of Central Iowa invites all members of our community within Polk, Dallas, and Warren Counites to its upcoming Beyond 2020 Virtual Townhall Meetings to help shape the focus of its future mission.

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A Change to Iowa's Childcare Cliff Effect Legislation

United Way of Central Iowa has been advocating to eliminate the childcare “cliff effect” for well over a decade. This effort is a current priority of central Iowa’s OpportUNITY Plan to take action against poverty in our region.

Where we’ve been with...

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COVID-19’s Impact on Capitol Park Early Learning Center

In an effort to keep the students, the staff, and their families safe, Capitol Park Early Learning Center suffered big losses. And more could be on the way.

Capitol Park Early Learning Center has been a part of the Des Moines, Iowa, community since...

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Who was Alexis de Tocqueville?

Learn more about the name behind Tocqueville Society from guest contributor and United Way of Central Iowa Tocqueville Member, Tim McCulloh.

As my company’s United Way Campaign approaches, Alexis de Tocqueville’s name comes up time and again. The...

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