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About Us

United Way of the Quad Cities Area's mission is to mobilize people and resources to improve lives in our community. We will help create a Quad Cities community where everyone has the opportunity to be successful in life. We serve Rock Island County, IL and Scott County, IA.

United Way of the Quad Cities Area is:

  • A collaborative coalition of charitable organizations, focused on resolving pressing community issues 
  • volunteer-driven organization built from a diverse cross-section of the community
  • A facilitator driving collaboration between organizations, donors, and resources
  • A research organization dedicated to proactively identifying community challenges and social crises
  • A program developer and driver for addressing needs gaps within the community
  • A steward of donation dollars and donor investments
  • A fundraising mechanism for local charitable organizations and area needs