Together, United Way of Central Iowa and Drake University strengthen our local community by leading the fight for the health, education, and financial stability of all central Iowans.
Once a year, in an effort to fund these labors, Drake University faculty and staff hold a fundraising campaign. In 2019, we wrapped up our campaign on Friday, 15, and we raised more than $54,000 from 541 donors, representing 54% of our full-time employees. The latter is another record success! Year after year, our employee’s generosity earns Drake University the distinction of being the #1 United Way campaign among colleges and universities in central Iowa.
Additionally, Drake is home to three United Way of Central Iowa agencies: