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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...
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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...
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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
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Cedar Valley United Way is in the final week of the 2015 campaign. Contributions for the campaign are being accepted through Sunday, January 31. “Cedar Valley United Way’s impact can be seen all across our community,” said Pam Delagardelle, president/CEO of UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital and co-chair of the 2015 United Way campaign. “United Way has a hand in supporting after-school and child care programs, disaster services, elderly transportation, community meals, help for victims of...
Category: Education | Health | Income
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
WATERLOO, IA –Cedar Valley United Way and Operation Threshold are offering a literacy workshop Friday, January 8 from 10 to 11 a.m. as part of the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The workshop will be held at Operation Threshold, 1535 Lafayette St., Waterloo. Participants will learn simple ways to incorporate literacy in everyday interactions with children, as well as give parents easy ways to promote reading and literacy with their children. The workshop will provide practical tools to create...
Category: Education | Help | Income
Thursday, December 10, 2015
WATERLOO, IA – Mental illnesses are biologically based brain diseases that affect an individual’s ability to think, feel and relate to others and the environment. These disorders are more common than cancer, diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Cedar Valley United Way’s community impact teams, the volunteer groups that direct and monitor grant funding for the organization, identified mental health as a priority based on community needs assessments and local data.   United Way invited...
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