The 2024 LIVE UNITED Celebration will take place on April 30 at Prairie Meadows, unveiling the 2024 Community Report and presenting the 2024 LIVE UNITED Awards.

Join us for United Way of Central Iowa's largest annual event, and help us recognize the individuals and organizations that have helped make a huge impact in our community.

We will look back at some of the progress made, share more about new initiatives, and highlight partnerships formed that best serve our community.

Program begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served.

We look forward to celebrating with you. Thank you for being UNITED to THRIVE!

LIVE UNITED AWARD NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 2024 LIVE UNITED Awards are now open. The LIVE UNITED Awards honor central Iowa organizations and individuals who have made a significant impact over the past year in their engagement with United Way.

Submit a LIVE UNITED Award Nomination

 

WATCH THE 2023 CELEBRATION (1 hour 15 minutes)

Hosted by KCCI's Alyx Sacks, the event brought more than 800 attendees to share lunch and learn about the impact made in our community over the past year

More than 700 central Iowans came together to celebrate our collective impact in creating a thriving community.

During our annual LIVE UNITED celebration luncheon, we recognized the impact people and organizations in our community have made through United Way.

We looked back at some of the progress made, shared more about new initiatives, and highlighted partnerships formed that best serve our community.

View a transcript of the event.

 

2023 LIVE UNITED Awards

Awards were presented to individuals and organizations who have made a great impact over the past year through their partnership with United Way. The 2023 award winners were:

LIVE UNITED LEADERS

  • Christine Bruner
  • Breanne Ward
  • Connie Wimer

LIVE UNITED CHAMPIONS

  • Bankers Trust
  • SHAZAM
  • Ruan

SPIRIT OF CENTRAL IOWA

  • Athene

 


The 2023 LIVE UNITED luncheon was sponsored by Prairie Meadows.

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