Since 2011, nearly 200 Women United investors have raised and invested nearly $5.5 million in research-based strategies to support quality child care and early learning experiences for our youngest Quad Citizens. They have invested in quality child care opportunities for families, and education and retention of child care providers in the Quad Cities.
Together, we provide:
When you join Women United, you support top-notch early learning programs and activities. Your donations ensure that children have safe, enriching learning environments and receive services that improve their health, well-being and development.
Children from families with low income are almost 2X as likely to fall and stay behind in school as children from families with more income.
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
kids in the Quad Cities start kindergarten without the skills needed to succeed.
Quad Cities Education Data Exchange, 2021
I am very passionate about empowering parents and ensuring every child has the opportunity for early childhood development, to enter kindergarten healthy and ready to learn and to build reading skills. These are the core investment strategies of Women United and I am pleased to be a contributor.
Women United invites you to join a group of caring women dedicated to improving the lives of our youngest Quad Citizens.
The Founding Members of Women United (in bold) are a group of dynamic women who were the trailblazers behind this movement to improve the lives and circumstances of children in the Quad Cities.
This entire list of women, from all over our region, banded together around a shared belief that all children deserve quality child care and early learning opportunities. They dedicated themselves to raising revenue, awareness and public support for the following ambitious first projects: construction of a state-of-the-art YMCA Early Learning Center in downtown Davenport and capacity building for early learning centers to increase quality. This investment also included teacher training and center improvements. We will forever be grateful to these visionaries for their leadership!
The following Women United investors have made the commitment of $2,500 or more to this initiative.
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