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Thursday, February 25, 2021

United Way Quad Cities awarded $275,000 in grants to local organizations to help reduce and prevent racial inequities in education, income and health.

The United for Equity grants will help 25 nonprofits, grassroots organizations and social entrepreneurs provide access and opportunity to people of color in the Quad Cities by focusing on three primary goals — empowering the next generation, strengthening families, and educating and...
Thursday, February 11, 2021

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 the artist named JUNO, pictured in this photo...

Thursday, January 28, 2021

As the nation celebrates Black History Month, United Way Quad Cities and its African American Leadership Society (AALS) are working with community partners to make it easy to learn about local racial disparities and to lift up contributions and successes of Black Quad Citizens.

United Way’s African American Leadership Society is launching multiple initiatives throughout the month of February — such as recruiting blood donors,...

Monday, December 21, 2020

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...

Monday, December 21, 2020

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...

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