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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Each year, United Way Quad Cities locally administers the area’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program application and funding process to put important Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) dollars into the hands of local nonprofits in need.

We are once again leading the process and are pleased to announce Rock Island County and Scott County nonprofit and government organizations are invited to apply for funding from the Emergency...

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...
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 help Quad Citizens with their tax preparations.   The...
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 districts in Scott and Rock Island counties and...

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