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How could we ever thank you after a year like 2020?

This could have been a devastating year for United Way Quad Cities and the partners and people we serve. Instead it was a year filled with generosity, resilience and so much hope. 

Please take a few minutes — eight, to be precise — to watch this video and reflect with me on how, together, we’ve responded to this year’s community needs — especially those presented by the coronavirus pandemic. And, find out where we’re heading in the coming year.


Through the lenses of five talented local photographers, United Way's Stronger Together project documents Quad Citizens coming together to celebrate each other — and the simple acts of kindness — that inspire us during these unpredictable times.

This installment of "Stronger Together With..." tells the story behind a photo — how one Quad Citizen is helping others live their best life. Meet Sarah Stevens, pictured in this photo by Josh Graves.

“Women change the world when we stop shrinking and choose...