Melissa McCoy

Melissa McCoy

Melissa McCoy is United Way of Central Iowa's former Director of 211 Iowa.

Recent Posts

Feb 11, 2022

211: Iowa’s Lifeline to Help

On February 11, United Way of Central Iowa’s 211 Day, help your neighbors get the help they need by telling them about 211.

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Mar 28, 2021

Hy-Vee Partners with 211 Iowa to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Hy-Vee Partners with 211 Iowa to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 3,500 People on April 3 (dose one) and April 24 (dose two) at Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines. Vaccinations available by appointment only through 211 Iowa.

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Feb 9, 2021

211 Iowa Recognizes its Record-Breaking Year on 211 Day

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In 2020, 211 usage in Iowa jumped a staggering 81% compared to the previous year. On National 211 Day, 211 Iowa recognizes its record-breaking year and its commitment to continue to serve the state. 

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Feb 6, 2020

Why Everyone Should Know About 211

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211 is a free service to find help. Iowans can connect with 211 to learn about local resources available to get them through whatever challenge life has thrown their way.

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Jun 18, 2019

211 Iowa coalition launches free 211 app

A coalition of 211 partners has developed a free 211 Iowa app to provide up-to-date information on local health and human services for anyone in Iowa seeking help.

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