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2017 PRESS RELEASES
• Volunteers Needed for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive – April

• 1 Million Imagination Library Books Mailed – April

• Quad Cities Honored as a Pacesetter for Early Literacy Work – March

• United Way Raises $8.3 Million for Quad Cities Community – March

• High Performing Relationships between Board Chair & CEO – February

• Mental Health Community Forums – February

• Free Tax Preparation Services Available – January

2016 PRESS RELEASES
• United Way Hosts Event Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis with Robert D. Putnam – December

• Lights on Afterschool Celebration – November

• United Way Fundraiser for Born Learning Hosts Bravo’s Top Chef Winner Stephanie Izard – October

• United Way Grant Application Process Now Open – October

• United Way Seeks Community Support – October

• United Way Seeks Pen Pals – October

• 2,400 Volunteers at Community Day of Caring – September

• United Way Day of Caring Promotes Healthy Activities – June

• Federal Funds for Emergency Food & Shelter – May

• Quad Citians: Please Donate Food at Your Mailbox Saturday, May 14

• Volunteers Needed for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive – May

• 2016 Education Spotlight – April

• 2016 Education Day of Caring – April

• Pacesetter award for early literacy work – March

• Campaign Goal Exceeded – March

• Free Tax Preparation Services Available – January

2015 PRESS RELEASES

• Business and Labor Leaders Across the State Stand with United Way in Calling for End of Budget Stalemate – October

• Live United Week – September 

 Pacesetter Day of Caring revised – June

• Quad Cities Receives National Award for Grade-Level Reading Campaign – June

• Young Professionals Focus of Governance Training Workshop – June

• Intake/Service Coordinator – June

• “First Look” of new YMCA Early Learning Center – May

• Red Nose Day – May

• Donate Food at Your Mailbox – May

• United Way Recognizes Corporate Leaders – April

• Opportunities for Quad Citians Initiative – April

• United Way Recognizes their Volunteers and Donors – April

• Committee is Working to Eliminate Poverty in the Quad Cities – March

• United Way Raises $8.5 Million – Feb.

• Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day Provides Free Tax Preparation – Feb.

• $140,000 Available for Local Agencies – Jan.

2014 PRESS RELEASES

• United Way Awards $75,000 to Help over 8,000 Low-Income Children Connect to Youth Mental Health Services – December

• Partnership Launched to End Generational Poverty in the Quad Cities – November

• Acclaimed Chef and Famed ‘MasterChef’ Judge Graham Elliot Headlines Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) Fall – October

• City of Rock Island Makes Raising Donations as Easy as Pie – October

• Mallards New Power Play – Increasing Kids School Attendance – September

• Up to $10,000 in funding available to help children with social and emotional skills – August

• Over 2,300 Volunteers Signed up for Day of Caring – August

• Submit your organizations project for Day of Caring – May

• Quad Citians Can Donate Food at their Mailbox on Saturday, May 10 – May

• RFP to Help Reduce Wait Times for Mental Health Services – April

• Funding Available for Quad-City Preschools – February

• WLC Meets Goal to Build New Early Learning Center – January

• Mallards New Goal – Student Achievement – January

• Organizations Receive $27,000 in Grants – January

2013 PRESS RELEASES

• Mental Health Partnership Awarded $75,000 – October

• United Way Releases $75,000 in Request for Proposals – July

• Longest Day of the Year Used to Advance Education – July

• United Way Releases $130,000 in RFPs – June

• NALC Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive – May

• Over 200 High School Students Read to Elementary Students – Feb.

• Free Tax Preparation Services Open to Quad Citians – Jan.

• Quad Citians Give Record Donations – Jan.

• Public Invited to Forum about Changes to Iowas Mental Health System – Jan.

• Non-Profit Governance Training Set for January 10 – Jan.

2012 PRESS RELEASES

• Womens Leadership Council Brings in National Speaker – Dec.

• Quad-City Mayors Celebrate National Award – Dec.

• Partners Bring Stand Up! Theater Program to Local High Schools – Oct.

• United Way Launches New Website as Community Resource – Oct.

• Director of Quad Cities Career Connections Announced – Oct.

• United Way Volunteer Wins Literacy Award – Sept.

• Quad Cities Wins All-America City Award – July

• Young Leaders to Participate in Read Mob – June

• Groups Unite to Develop Next Generation of Community Leaders – June

• United Way Partners With Community Foundation for Endowment – May

• Quad Cities Collaboration Selected as Finalist for National Award

• Achieve Quad Cities Wins International Award – May

• Last Chance for Free Tax Preparation – Feb.

• United Way Announces Total Campaign Donations Raised – Feb.

• Student Challenge – Over 200 Students Volunteer – Jan.

• Parents/Students Forum about Increasing Graduation Rate – Jan.

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