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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Energizing the collective power of those who live and work in the Quad Cities area and the companies located in the region will be a key focus for two individuals selected to chair this year’s United Way of the Quad Cities Community Campaign.   United Way announced today Mara Downing of John Deere and Mike Parejko of the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will lead the United Way effort that officially kicks off in September with a goal of...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Bettendorf, Iowa (July 31, 2019) – Today, United Way of the Quad Cities launched the African American Leadership Society (AALS). The African American Leadership Society is a new donor network formed under the umbrella of United Way of the Quad Cities. AALS is made up of local people linked by a common interest to harness the power of African American philanthropy. AALS works to ensure the growth, sustainability and impact of leaders and...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
UPDATE: THE APPLICATION PROCESS WAS FINISHED JULY 22, 2019.   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 (FEMA) in an...
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 largest, one-day Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This...
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 the helm of Women United, serving as its chair...

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