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About Us

United Way of the Quad Cities' 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 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