Elisabeth Buck

Elisabeth Buck
Elisabeth Buck is the president of United Way of Central Iowa. As the organization’s chief executive she leads United Way’s strategies to achieve substantive community impact in the priority areas of Education, Income, and Health to improve lives and build a stronger central Iowa.

Recent Posts

10 New Year's Resolutions to Make Central Iowa a Better Home for All

Instead of making a long list of New Year's goals, try setting a theme to shape your aspirations and actions throughout the year. One option could be: "Make an impact on our community."

Here are 10 New Year's resolutions to help you live out your...

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More central Iowans are financially self-sufficient

The percentage of central Iowans who were financially self-sufficient increased to 67% in 2017, up 1.1% from the previous year and up 1.8% since 2015, according to the latest U.S. Census data released this December.

Since 2015, nearly 25,000 more...

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United Way welcomes five board members

United Way of Central Iowa’s board of directors has approved the addition of five members for a two-year term starting July 2018.

“Our board brings diverse expertise and significant leadership to maximize our efforts in improving the health,...

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United Way of Central Iowa earns top rating from Charity Navigator

United Way of Central Iowa has received the top rating—4 stars—from Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the nation. The rating demonstrates United Way's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and...

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Central Iowa's most generous donors

United Way of Central Iowa recognizes central Iowa's most generous donors—more than 4,000 individuals and families who made a Leadership Circle contribution of $1,000 or more during the 2016 United Way campaign.

We invite you to visit our public...

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