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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way Women United hosted a Wine Tasting with Purpose event Thursday, April 27 at the Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo. Event attendees selected Cedar Valley Friends of the Family, Family and Children's Council, and House of Hope to receive funding grants ranging from $500 to $1000.  Women United, formerly known as “Women's Philanthropy Connection", has been repositioned by United Way Worldwide. United Way's women's affinity groups engage more donors and raise more...
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way Emerging Leaders and Lark Brewing are partnering to host a ‘Librewery’ event Thursday, May 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. The Emerging Leaders' 'Librewery' combines both books and brew for a cause. Volunteers are invited to Lark Brewing, located on University Avenue in Waterloo, for a book labeling race and assembly of books for the Books for Babies program. United Way's Books for Babies program provides nearly 2,500 board books to babies born in the Cedar Valley...
Category: Education
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, IA – Over three hundred community members gathered at Hilton Garden Inn Wednesday morning to celebrate the 2016 Cedar Valley United Way campaign. Campaign co-chairs, Don and Michelle Temeyer, announced $2,714,525 was raised during the recent annual campaign. “United Way funded services assist our families, friends and neighbors. We sincerely thank the generous donors for their financial gifts and pledges of support,” said Sheila Baird, Cedar Valley United Way president. “We also...
Category: Education | Health | Income
Monday, February 20, 2017
WATERLOO, IA – The Cedar Valley United Way Board of Directors elected new officers at its annual meeting. Officers for 2017 are Jim McKernan, KWWL, chairman of the board; Nick Cleveland, VGM Forbin, vice-chair; Cal Eckhoff, Black Hawk Union Council, Universal Industries, secretary; Megan Miller, Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo, treasurer; and Rose Middleton, community volunteer, past-chair.   Board members elected to new terms include: Tara Thomas, Waterloo Community Schools; Thomas Blanford, City...
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Friday, January 27, 2017
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way has entered the final days of the 2016 campaign. Contributions for this campaign are being accepted through Tuesday, January 31. The 2016 campaign theme of “Be the One” says it all. Don and Michelle Temeyer have spent the majority of their lives working in public service in the Cedar Valley.  Their work continued in a big way as they stepped into the co-chair roles last year. “We both have been highly involved in the community, but this is a different type...
Category: Education | Health | Income
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way is entering the final stretch of the 2016 campaign. Contributions for this campaign are being collected through the end of January. Until then, 2016 campaign co-chairs, Don and Michelle Temeyer continue to encourage support from those in the Cedar Valley. The pair have been busy campaigning and hope to exceed the 2015 campaign amount raised of $2,902,894. This year’s campaign theme is “Be the One”. As the Temeyer’s have become more familiar with the...
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
WATERLOO, IA – Cedar Valley United Way announced $2,134,430 in investments in the Cedar Valley for the 2016-17 funding year. The funding was made possible by gifts to Cedar Valley United Way’s 2015 campaign. Of the investments, $1,632,517 was awarded in strategic investment grants to 64 community programs at 33 local nonprofits that address needs in the areas of education, income stability, health, and emergency and basic needs. Strategic investment grants were chosen by community impact team...
Category: Education | Health | Income
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Three hundred community members gathered at Park Place Event Centre Thursday morning to celebrate the results of the 2015 Cedar Valley United Way campaign. Campaign co-chairs Pam Delagarelle, president/CEO of UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital and Tony DiCecco, a community volunteer, announced $2,902,894 was raised during the 2015 annual campaign. “We are thrilled to have raised over $2.9 million to help people in the Cedar Valley,” DiCecco said. “The generosity Pam and I encountered as we...
Category: Education | Health | Help | Income | Volunteer

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