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DR. LAWRENCE, A RETIRED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL WHO HELPS LEAD UNITED WAY’S AFRICAN AMERICAN LEADERSHIP SOCIETY

During any other year, the fall has meant for parents a return to predictability and structure as their kids leave the house — or that of a relative or care provider — to resume their education and continue on their way to success in a school and life.

But 2020 has been anything but predictable, as many parents have navigated their own return to work alongside a growing number of COVID-19 cases...

 

United Way Quad Cities announced today it has issued $2.3 million in grants to 37 local agencies focused on ensuring all Quad Citizens, regardless of race or ZIP code, have the opportunity and access to achieve their full potential.  

“We’re able to make these investments thanks to the generosity of over 12,000 Quad Citizens,” said United Way Quad Cities President and CEO Rene Gellerman. “Because of their contributions, there will be more kids prepared to succeed in school, more adults with...

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