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Thursday, June 27, 2019
CLICK FOR APPLICATION   Rock Island and Scott County non-profit and government organizations are invited to apply for funding from the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. In Scott County, $61,456 is available through the state set-aside and in Rock Island County, $79,713 is available.   The Emergency Food and Shelter Program is a federal program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Friday, May 3, 2019
Partnership challenges Quad Citizens to donate food during the 27th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Put non-perishables in a bag by your mailbox on May 11 and they’ll be delivered to  River Bend Foodbank.   Bettendorf, Iowa (May 2, 2019) – United Way of the Quad Cities is proud to partner once again with the National Association of Letter Carriers as part of the nation’s...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Women are more likely to give – and more likely to give MORE – across almost every charitable subsector. They’re a powerful philanthropic force. That’s one of the reasons United Way of the Quad Cities formed the Women United group in 2011.    The group focuses on one core belief: that all children deserve quality early care and learning opportunities in the Quad Cities. This year, Amy Crist took...
Thursday, March 28, 2019
United Way of the Quad Cities and VITA make economic impact through volunteerism by offering free tax preparation services.   As part of program, $5.2 million was returned to Quad Citizens last year, saving a total of $1 million in fees.   Bettendorf, Iowa (March 11, 2019) – For the 11th year in a row, United Way of the Quad Cities, has partnered with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) to...
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...

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