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The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR) announced it has recognized the Quad Cities with Pacesetter Honors for its work in 2017.

For the past 6 years, United Way of the Quad Cities Area has been the local lead for the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading work. United Way has coordinated the efforts of dozens of local organizations, working together towards the same goal: making sure that our third graders can read.

Reading proficiency by the end of third grade is a critical milestone toward high school graduation and career success because it marks the transition from “...

This year, thousands of Quad Cities children will not have the school supplies needed to start school. In order to help, a school supply drive is being held for Day of Action on July 19, 2018. 

YOU CAN HELP!

The goal is 20,000 items and $3,000 to help 1,600 students in the Quad Cities.

HOST A SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Items needed:

Pencils Pens (blue or black) Erasers Pencil Cases Spiral Notebooks Loose Paper Composition Books Pocket Folders Crayons Markers (prefer washable) Colored Pencils Scissors Glue Sticks Backpacks

School supply drop-off will be July 19 from 10 a.m. to...

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