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Monday, January 14, 2019
Eyebrows furrow. Shoulders shrug. Eyes cast downward. We’ve all been in that moment when “good enough” is the achievement.

Then, we look up. We lift our heads and see our community’s champions challenging the status quo.

We see leaders like Reverend Dwight Ford working relentlessly to restore lives and rebuild communities.  We see heroes like Tracy White mentoring at-risk young African American boys to help them find their best life path...
Thursday, December 20, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, you may be making your final giving plans for the year. United Way of the Quad Cities Area is here to assist you in any way. Here are a few important reminders:

In-Person: Our office is open December 26 - 28, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you are seeking to make a donation outside office hours, please leave a voicemail with Kelly Weinbrandt, Vice President of Finance, at 563.344.0324 and she will return...
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...

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