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Monday, May 11, 2020
  At the United Way, we believe learning opportunities should always be accessible — because kids succeeding in school and life is necessary to ensure our community’s success for years to come.   Education is one of our BOLD GOALS. That’s why we couldn’t just let parents and educators adjusting to remote learning go at it without more help.   In May, we kicked off a partnership with KWQC-TV6 and 14 local school districts — LEARN UNITED QUAD...
Monday, April 20, 2020
By Rene Gellerman, President & CEO of the United Way of the Quad Cities  In just over a month, COVID-19 has turned life in the Quad Cities upside down. Despite all that has changed, I am heartened and filled with hope as I continue to hear the same question asked by Quad Citizens: “How can I help?”   This eagerness to lend a hand during the ongoing health and economic crisis gives us a glimpse into a brighter future for our community, one we...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
United Way of the Quad Cities donates $175,000 to Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund and advances one month’s allocation to nonprofit partners Iowa-Illinois QUAD CITIES - United Way of the Quad Cities has offered relief and assistance to its grant-funded partner agencies and will donate $175,000 to the Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund, hosted by the Quad Cities Community Foundation, to help the region cope with COVID-19 epidemic.    United Way...
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...

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