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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Quad Cities students need more help than ever before to succeed in school – and life. To assist families and students with additional supports, United Way Quad Cities has teamed up with local colleges to provide tutoring services, called QC Tutor Connection, to area K-12 students. 

“Parents are struggling with keeping their kids are on track and need some assistance with home-based learning,” said Rene Gellerman, president and CEO of United Way Quad Cities. “We’re being...

The Quad Cities Community Foundation is targeting the persistent racial disparities that impact the social and economic well-being of Quad Citizens of color with a $50,000 Transformation Grant to United Way.

The grant will bolster efforts to reduce inequities across education, income and health systems in the Quad Cities through UWQC's United for Equity Fund.

“We know that strong communities are ones that embrace increased diversity and the powerful assets that diversity brings,” said Sherry Ristau,...