Spring into Health: Giving Gardens

Standing desk. Treadmill desk. Office yoga. We invent so many ways to keep us active and healthy at work, when a little time spent outside in the sunshine would do us all good—and do good for others.

Seven central Iowa companies have taken on the...

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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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Celebrating National Volunteer Week

The week of April 10 is National Volunteer Week. United Way salutes the 10,000 central Iowans who each year volunteer their skills, knowledge and time to help United Way fulfill its mission and make progress toward Goals for 2020.

Volunteers are...

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Being a Book Buddy

Growing up, books were a staple. I read everything I could, scoured over the Scholastic book fair bifold, and trips to Barnes & Noble were only slightly less exciting than an elementary school sleepover. While my love for reading isn’t quite as...

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