An Iowa City staple for over 40 years, UAY's mission is to nurture the potential of all youth to create, grow, and lead. They encourage young people's talents, creativity, and passions through programs in art, music, and special interest groups, as well as specialized youth development, counseling, and prevention programs, to over 2,600 area youth and adults per year.

UAY's vision is one in which young people and adults work together in partnership to create a safe and healthy community.

By participating in or supporting Ride 4 Youth, you help fund these very important programs UAY offers to help our youth reach their full potential.

For more information, please visit the UAY website or contact



Our Mission

To inspire individuals to move forward in their lives

Our Services

Since 1894, Waypoint has devotedly worked to improve the lives of those in need. Beginning with its birth as the Cedar Rapids chapter of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), Waypoint has specialized in empowering area women to improve their lives. Throughout its evolution, Waypoint has remained dedicated to moving people forward through proactive services and resources including our Shelter and Housing ProgramDomestic Violence Victim Services, and high quality, affordable child care.

For more information, please visit Waypoint's website or contact