This annual event celebrates the Quad Cities tradition of corporate social responsibility, philanthropic giving and the strong tradition of corporate giving. The event will also recognize three Quad Cities companies in the small, mid, and large-sized categories for their innovations in giving. Members of the program give at least one percent of their pre-tax earnings to QC charitable organizations and are acknowledged for their outstanding giving programs at this event.
Congratulations to our Community Champions
| Community Pillar Award
The Community Pillar Award for Corporate Leadership Award is presented to a corporate partner that embodies an overall spirit of generosity through contributions of time, leadership and resources in support of United Way’s work.
| Outstanding Young Philanthropist Award
The Outstanding Young Philanthropist Award recognizes service by an individual or organization of individuals under the age of 40 who demonstrates dedication to the community through their leadership, financial support, advocacy and volunteerism.
| Outstanding Corporate Engagement Award
The Outstanding Corporate Engagement Award recognizes a corporate partner that has embraced corporate social responsibility as part of its community engagement and business strategies.
| Ignite Award
The Ignite Award honors a corporate partner that has ignited a spark in employees and connected them to opportunities to make the community a better place.
Quad City Federation of Labor
| Labor Impact Award
The Labor Impact Award recognizes the power and spirit of collaboration that can inspire others to participate in the community in impactful ways.
Annette Sherbeyn & Sunder Subbaroyan
| Bridgebuilder Award
The Bridgebuilder Award recognizes an individual or family who goes above and beyond to raise engagement with United Way and make a lasting impact.
Hunt & Diane Harris
| Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a civic leader and committed United Way volunteer who has given back to their community for decades. It recognizes outstanding lifelong dedication to volunteerism, leaderhsip and philanthropy, not only to United Way, but the Quad Cities as a whole.
| Momentum Award
The Momentum Award recognizes a company that goes above and beyond to make its workplace campaign a success.
City of Bettendorf
Eastern Iowa Community College
| Campaign Champion of the Year Award
The Campaign Champion of the Year Award honors individuals who take on a leadership role within their company to make sure the campaign is a success.
Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors
| Community Impact Award
The Community Impact Award recipient is a company or group that demonstrates a commitment to volunteering and made an impact to causes, programs or projects that support human service needs in the Quad Cities.
| Volunteer of the Year Award
The Volunteer of the Year has dedicated themselves to service throughout the year and helped promote the spirit of leading, influencing and volunteering with United Way.
| Quad Cities Humanitarian Award
The Quad Cities Humanitarian Award is given to an individual who clearly demonstrates extraordinary leadership in philanthropy and invests time, talent and financial resources to improve lives in the Quad Cities.