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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
January 1st, 2019. The first official day of the new campaign season. Though our annual kickoff isn’t held until September, the work began back with the turning of the calendar, setting everything in motion to ensure that the weeks and months after...
Monday, April 8, 2019
We take pride in telling every donor their gift makes a difference.  Thousands of people and businesses partner with us each year to invest their philanthropic dollars in community change.  We can effectively impact the health, education, and...
Friday, March 15, 2019
Summer Enrichment and UWSC                                       Back in 2013, United Way of Story County (UWSC) partnered with multiple community organizations to start our first Summer Food Service Program (now named Food for Thought) in Nevada...
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Poverty in Iowa is real and it exists here in Story County. Individuals and families that struggle financially often have to make tough decisions about what bills to pay each month. In many cases their monthly budget does not allow them to save for...
Thursday, February 28, 2019
For families with children, child care is one of the highest expenses a family can face in their monthly budget. While spaces for children are limited and spots are expensive, we are seeing child care deserts pop up all around our state. Add in a...
Thursday, January 31, 2019
In December, United Way of Story County (UWSC) announced raising over $2 million for the fifth year through the 2018 LIVE UNITED campaign. The support from Story County is appreciated, and now it’s our job to get the dollars pushed back into the...