Sep 3, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact on Capitol Park Early Learning Center

In an effort to keep the students, the staff, and their families safe, Capitol Park Early Learning Center suffered big losses. And more could be on the way.

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Jun 4, 2020

Cottonelle and United Way Worldwide #ShareASquare with Iowans

The two organizations have selected United Way of Central Iowa as a recipient of 73,728 rolls of donated toilet paper. Food Bank of Iowa to help distribute throughout the state.

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Aug 14, 2019

The Power and Promise of Women United

Guest Contribution from Teree Caldwell-Johnson

The work of Women United reminds us of what a few capable and committed women—living united—can do. For you see, the Women United promise is deeply rooted in the possibilities, the potential, and the understanding that each and every child deserves not only an early start but an even start.

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Aug 30, 2018

Sweet 16 years of impacting young children in central Iowa

United Way of Central Iowa announced a new name for the Women’s Leadership Connection (WLC) at its 2018 Premier Event on August 30, 2018. The new name—Women United—honors a diverse and vibrant group of women leaders who are making an impact locally for kids and worldwide through the United Way network. In central Iowa, more than $21 million has been contributed to kids ages 0-8 over the group’s 16-year history.

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Apr 12, 2017

Stuff the Bus with books for kids

How many books did you have as a kid? Even if you weren't an avid reader, you may have had a shelf or two filled with colorful stories like "Where the Wild Things Are," "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom," or "Good Night, Moon."

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May 6, 2016

Stuff the Bus book drive collects 40,000 children's books

Central Iowans donate 40,000 books to Stuff the Bus

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