Andy TeBockhorst

Andy TeBockhorst

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United Way's Deep Roots

Beginning with its founding 100 years ago, United Way has become deeply rooted in the central Iowa community.

Des Moines Business Record columnist and local historian Dave Elbert has been researching and writing about United Way's 100-year history....

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Helping Central Iowans Rise out of Poverty

For the past 16 months, a diverse group of central Iowans have rallied their support around the OpportUNITY initiative. Their audacious goal is to elevate 20,000 central Iowans out of poverty. Poverty is a niche game; for the hundreds of people...

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Good Beginnings Café Offers Food Service Training

Goodwill of Central Iowa has opened a new business and job-training venture, Good Beginnings Café, in Des Moines. The café is on the ground floor of the United Way of Central Iowa Human Services Campus at 1111 9th street, which houses a number of...

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Stephanie Burrows Leads - and Reads - the Way

Stephanie Burrows could understand how reading to young children could change their lives.  After volunteering as a reader at Conmigo Early Child Education Center, it quickly became clear that it could change her life, too.

Burrows, a Tocqueville...

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Commuity Schools are Working

Community Schools is a proven-effective strategy for helping students succeed academically and personally. Community schools brings together all the community assets needed—academic support, healthcare, dental care, counseling, food, childcare—for...

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