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UPDATE: THE APPLICATION PROCESS WAS FINISHED JULY 22, 2019.   Rock Island and Scott County non-profit and government organizations are invited to apply for funding from the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. In Scott County, $61,456 is available through the state set-aside and in Rock Island County, $79,713 is available.   The Emergency Food and Shelter Program is a federal program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in an effort to help people with economic emergencies (not disaster-related emergencies). Funding is available for food and shelter services.   The local...
Partnership challenges Quad Citizens to donate food during the 27th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Put non-perishables in a bag by your mailbox on May 11 and they’ll be delivered to  River Bend Foodbank.   Bettendorf, Iowa (May 2, 2019) – United Way of the Quad Cities is proud to partner once again with the National Association of Letter Carriers as part of the nation’s largest, one-day Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This unique partnership is set to gather non-perishable food donations for the local River Bend Foodbank during the 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive...

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