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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Be the change you want to see by giving to the Quad Cities causes that matter to you.

The concept is simple. When we #reclaimkindnessQC on Giving Tuesday, November 27 we're giving back to our local community. Giving back to the causes you believe in - to the causes you love. Every dollar donated and every hour given to lift up your favorite charity makes a difference in the Quad Cities.

When we #reclaimkindnessQC, we are banding...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Last year, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) completed more than 6,500 free tax returns, bringing $5 million back to Quad Cities families. Be part of this rewarding service to our community. Volunteers only need to commit to three hours per week and training is available. There is no need for prior experience. If you can use a computer, you can help. 

Learn more at a VITA volunteer orientation: Tuesday, November 20, 12 - 1 p.m. or...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

United Way of the Quad Cities Area announced today that Rene Gellerman has been named their new President & CEO, starting October 29, 2018.

“We are delighted that Rene Gellerman will be our next President & CEO. She is forward-thinking leader with deep community relationships and a track record of turning big ideas into action,” said Don Doucette, United Way Board Chair and Chancellor of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. “Her...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

I’m proud to lead this year’s United Way campaign. Over the past year, I’ve done a lot of listening, as have my colleagues on the board of directors and the staff. What we’ve learned is our region is home to people passionate about our community; we’ve learned what causes are close to their hearts. People are committed to making a difference. There is much more that unites us here in the Quad Cities than divides us.

We all want a...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

For 45 years, John Deere has lent vigorous support to United Way – and our partnership is as relevant as ever today. John Deere believes that investing in United Way is the most effective way to create a positive return for the Quad Cities. That’s one reason I’m pleased to serve as co-chair of this year’s United Way campaign on behalf of Deere.

United Way is uniquely positioned to help businesses align their philanthropic priorities...