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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    Helping other People Help People I am an immigrant mother. I moved to Iowa to better my daughter's life. My husband and I always had a rough relationship and soon it became physical. I never wanted to raise awareness to the situation until I found drugs in his work bag. I reached out for help and was referred to Iowa Legal Aid. Thanks to their help I attained a civil protective order that...
Monday, August 20, 2018
I invite you to join me on a journey. After last years Operation Backpack event I knew we had to make improvements for the betterment for our students. The event has always been a success and has helped many students in all the school districts, but we were missing something. A lot of times people overthink the small stuff with going back-to-school, i.e. haircuts, shoes, clothes, activity passes...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
IRS Certified Volunteers Providing: FREE TAX PREPARATIONS  VITA return preparation sites are operated by certified volunteers. Site operating hours and services offered may be limited. In addition, by law, some sites provide priority services to seniors. Please be advised that you may not be immediately served. Your patience and understanding are appreciated.    Schedule an appointment via phone...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
There is perhaps no more of an exciting time in a woman’s life than learning she is expecting. However, for an expectant mother in an unexpected pregnancy, the joy they feel can quickly turn to anxiety and fear, especially in a single-parent situation. Raising children isn’t cheap. A study released by CNN in 2015 found that it cost $233,610 to raise a child from birth to 17 in a middle income,...
Monday, November 27, 2017
A donation to United Way of Mahaska County is more than to just one non-profit organization. A donation to UWMC is a pledge to 13 partner agencies in Mahaska County. Whether you'd like to support ending domestic violence, fighting food insecurity for children in our schools, financial stability in our community, or ensuring our students can read proficiently.  Use the graphic below to help see...

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