On Tuesday, September 13, thousands of central Iowans joined forces to tangibly improve our community in a single day.

Thanks to this annual event that promotes volunteerism and engagement with community-wide challanges, United Way of Central Iowa and our funded partners are better able to serve our struggling neighbors and work to achieve our community impact goals for 2020—making sure that kids graduate high school, families are financially stable and all central Iowans live healthy lives.

          3,744 volunteers                                                       3,000 books given to kids

             39 companies                                                    100 alarm clocks collected

                               143 projects                                          676 lbs. of food donated        

                  24 nonprofits                                  200 dressers assembled  

                    15 schools                           1,000 kids read with


TAGS: Volunteer

Shirley Burgess

About The Author: Shirley Burgess

Shirley Burgess is the former Volunteer Engagement Officer for United Way of Central Iowa.