100 Moments from United Way's 100 Years

For the past 100 years, United Way of Central Iowa has taken on challenges big and smallfrom convening the community to tackle tough issues like poverty and getting kids ready for school success to partnering with thousands of people who donate...

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READ to SUCCEED!

READ to SUCCEED: Volunteers helping children read proficiently

In recognition of its 100th year, United Way of Central Iowa is launching READ to SUCCEED, its first-ever grassroots public awareness campaign to engage the entire community and call...

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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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Celebrating 100 Years

In 2016 United Way of Central Iowa marks its 100th year in Central Iowa. It’s a big milestone and we have a lot to celebrate! Over the course the next year we will honor and thank the leaders of the past and present—the legends in our community who...

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