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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
School absences continue to drop as a result of Challenge 5 initiative spearheaded by United Way of the Quad Cities and eight local school districts   Quad Cities, Iowa/Illinois (Feb. 27, 2019) – For the second year in a row, school absences at Quad Cities schools have dropped as a result of the “Challenge 5” initiative, a collaboration between United Way of the Quad Cities and eight local school...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
United Way of the Quad Cities announced today that local veteran fundraising professional, Jennifer von Kaenel has been named Senior Vice President, Resource Development, starting January 28, 2019. She returns to the organization where she served as Vice President of Major Gifts and Endowment from 2004-2005.   “We’re excited to welcome Jen back to the United Way family,” said Rene Gellerman,...
Monday, January 14, 2019
Eyebrows furrow. Shoulders shrug. Eyes cast downward. We’ve all been in that moment when “good enough” is the achievement.

Then, we look up. We lift our heads and see our community’s champions challenging the status quo.

We see leaders like Reverend Dwight Ford working relentlessly to restore lives and rebuild communities.  We see heroes like Tracy White mentoring at-risk young African...
Thursday, December 20, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, you may be making your final giving plans for the year. United Way of the Quad Cities Area is here to assist you in any way. Here are a few important reminders:

In-Person: Our office is open December 26 - 28, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you are seeking to make a donation outside office hours, please leave a voicemail with Kelly Weinbrandt, Vice President...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

If you sort through the stories of people nominated for assistance in the annual Quad-City Times Wish List campaign, presented in partnership with United Way, one thing becomes clear: There are a lot of people in our community with unique needs or through no fault of their own, have nowhere to turn for help. Read the stories about some of the families who need help this year. 

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