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Monday, August 27, 2018

We’ve spent a lot of time listening to donors, volunteers, community and business leaders, and organizations over the last year. What we’ve learned is our region is home to people passionate about their community and the causes close to their hearts. People committed to making a difference. There is much more that unites us here in the Quad Cities than divides us.

We believe that everyone in the Quad Cities...

Monday, August 27, 2018
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Monday, July 30, 2018

United Way seeks 1,500 volunteers for Fall Day of Caring.

When we all work together to improve our community, we all win. You can help by volunteering for this year's Fall Day of Caring on Thursday, September 20, 2018. There are 72 volunteer projects to pick from including reading to children, organizing a donation center, manning a mobile food pantry, revitalizing a playground, landscaping, and much more. 

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

This year, thousands of Quad Cities children will not have the school supplies needed to start school. In order to help, a school supply drive is being held for Day of Action on July 19, 2018. 


The goal is 20,000 items and $3,000 to help 1,600 students in the Quad Cities.


Items needed:

Pencils Pens (blue or black) Erasers Pencil Cases Spiral Notebooks Loose Paper Composition Books...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

In the Quad Cities, 37% of families are unable to afford cost of living expenses, according to the updated United Way ALICE Report. This number is an increase over the 33% of ALICE families in the Quad Cities reported in 2016.

The Quad Citizens designated as “ALICE” (Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed) are individuals who work at low-paying jobs, have little or no savings, and are one emergency away from falling into poverty....