United Way announces progress toward Goals for 2020

At the LIVE UNITED celebration on April 24, 2019, United Way of Central Iowa announced progress toward the community’s Goals for 2020 in Education, Income, and Health with the release of its 2019 Community Impact Report. The event also honored Athene

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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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Best Charitable Gifts to Make in 2018

With the introduction of tax reform earlier this year, you may be looking at your finances and wondering how you can continue to be charitable. There are many ways you can make a difference at United Way of Central Iowa while enjoying financial...

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Nora Everett honored with Tocqueville Award

Nora Everett has been honored with the prestigious 2018 Tocqueville Society Award. This award is United Way of Central Iowa’s highest honor, given annually to an individual or household who exemplifies inspirational and sustained leadership and...

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How Does Giving to United Way Benefit You?

For starters, your donation to United Way of Central Iowa creates a significant impact on your family, neighbors, and the people you meet every day in your community.

By fighting for the health, education, and financial stability of all central...

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Give where you live on #GivingTuesday

After a long and hopefully fulfilling weekend focused on food, family, and finding the best shopping deals, today is an opportunity to focus on another side of the holiday season.

#GivingTuesday is an international day of online giving established...

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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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Tom Mahoney honored with prestigious Tocqueville Award

Tom Mahoney has been honored with the prestigious 2017 Tocqueville Society Award. This award is United Way of Central Iowa’s highest honor, given annually to an individual or couple who exemplify inspirational and sustained leadership and service to...

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10 Ways to Throw an Unforgettable Campaign Event

Dunk tanks, dance competitions, and obstacle courses are all fun ways to celebrate the United Way of Central Iowa campaign season. These events are not just ways to connect wtih co-workers or show off hidden talents; they also engage people in...

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Live Local, Give Local

In a metro that has been named No. 1 in community pride, you are proud to live local.

Maybe you frequent the thriving local restaurant scene or shop at independent boutiques. You buy produce at a farmers market or volunteer at your kids’ school. You...

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