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Tyson Foods Invests in Hunger Relief Programs Through Grant to United Way of the Midlands

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2021 Tyson Foods Invests in Hunger Relief Programs Through Grant to United Way of the Midlands United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is proud to announce it has been awarded a grant of $10,000 from Tyson Foods. The grant will support local...

Scouting for Food Drive to Help Local Families Keep Food on the Table

MEDIA ALERT PRESS CONFERENCE: Scouting for Food Drive to Help Local Families Keep Food on the Table Who: United Way of the Midlands (UWM), Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA, Werner Enterprises and area Target stores are partnering this year for the annual "Scouting for Food"...

United Way of the Midlands Receives Grant from Iowa West Foundation

For Immediate Release: March 23, 2021 United Way of the Midlands Receives Grant from Iowa West Foundation United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is proud to announce it has been awarded a grant of $255,500 from the Iowa West Foundation. The grant will support programs that...

UWM in the News

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Bluffs, Raise Me to Read noted for pandemic response

Originally published: May 2, 2021 Bluffs, Raise Me to Read noted for pandemic response The City of Council Bluffs, with the help of Southwest Iowa Raise Me to Read, has been named a 2021 Bright Spot Community by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for its innovative...

Boy Scouts collect donated food in annual drive to help metro families

Originally published: April 17, 2021 Boy Scouts collect donated food in annual drive to help metro families Troops partnered with Food Bank for the Heartland, United Way to leave instructions on homes to participate, offer non-perishable items OMAHA, Neb. — All...

Area scouts working to collect food for those in need

Originally published: April 14, 2021 OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Area scouts will soon be working to help collect food for families in need. Last weekend, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts went to homes and left door hangers to remind people about the "Scouting for Food Drive." On...

KMTV partnering with United Way and others for Day of Action

Originally Published: April 7, 2021 KMTV partnering with United Way and others for Day of Action With a mission to give back and promote volunteering in our community OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — On Thursday, April 8, KMTV and several area organizations are partnering...

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