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Day Foundation Gives to Christian Care PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ann Ring   
Friday, 07 September 2012 12:26
Rock Island – The Doris & Victor Day Foundation has awarded a $2,500 grant
for Christian Care’s Community Meal Site in Rock Island. “Christian Care greatly
appreciates the Doris & Victor Day Foundation for its support of our Community Meal
Site that serves thousands of homeless men, women and children every year,” said
Dr. Elaine Winter, the organization’s Executive Director. “Our Community Meal Site has
already served 15 percent more meals in 2012 than in 2011. Funding from the Doris &
Victor Day Foundation will positively impact Christian Care—as well as our community.”

Christian Care is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization operating two facilities—a domestic
violence shelter for women and children and a rescue mission for homeless men. It
serves homeless individuals, victims of domestic violence, veterans, men and women
coming out of prison, and those with mental illnesses.

For all those who need a meal, Christian Care's Community Meal Site is located at its
Rescue Mission, 2209 3rd Avenue, Rock Island. It is open for breakfast, lunch and
dinner on weekdays Monday through Friday, and for breakfast and dinner on Saturday
and Sunday. Breakfast is served at 6:30 a.m., lunch at 12:15 p.m., and dinner at 6:30
p.m. If you know of someone in need, call the Christian Care Crisis Hotline at any hour
of the day at (309) 788-2273 or visit online at christiancareqc.org.

 
Christian Care Announces Award PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ann Ring   
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 14:36
The Rock Island Community Foundation Supports Children’s Program

Rock Island, IL – The Rock Island Community Foundation has awarded a $1,000 grant to provide financial support to Christian Care’s Children’s Advocacy Program. “Christian Care greatly appreciates the Rock Island Community Foundation for its continued support of our services,” said Dr. Elaine Winter, the organization’s executive director. “Our Children’s Advocacy Program addresses the emotional and psychosocial needs of children—our silent victims—who are in need of therapeutic services. This grant from the Rock Island Community Foundation allows us to deliver life-changing mental and emotional recovery support for both residential and non-residential children. For this we are very grateful.”

Christian Care is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization operating two facilities—a domestic violence shelter for women and children and a rescue mission for homeless men. It serves homeless individuals, victims of domestic violence, veterans, men and women coming out of prison, and those with mental illnesses.

For all those who need a meal, Christian Care's Community Meal Site is located at its Rescue Mission at 2209 3rd Avenue, Rock Island. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekdays Monday through Friday, and for breakfast and dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast is served at 6:30 a.m., lunch at 12:15 p.m., and dinner at 6:30 p.m. If you know of someone in need, call the Christian Care Crisis Hotline at any hour of the day at (309) 788-2273 or visit online at christiancareqc.org.

 
CHRISTIAN CARE RECEIVES GRANT PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ann Ring   
Tuesday, 28 August 2012 15:35
Rauch Family Foundation I supports Domestic Violence Shelter

Rock Island – Christian Care, a Rock Island non-profit organization committed to ending homelessness and violence, has been awarded a $1,500 grant from the Rauch Family Foundation I, Inc. Funds are designated for Christian Care’s Feeding the Hungry program.

“Christian Care is grateful to the Rauch Family Foundation for its support of our community meal site for men, women and children, which oftentimes is the first introduction to our residency programs, said Dr. Elaine Winter, Executive Director. “Because of the Rauch Foundation, we will be able to serve more than 50,000 meals again this year, and a number of homeless men and abused women and children will take advantage of our shelter services.”

Christian Care is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization operating two facilities—a domestic violence shelter for women and children and a rescue mission for homeless men. It serves homeless individuals, victims of domestic violence, veterans, men and women coming out of prison, and those with mental illnesses.

For all those who need a meal, Christian Care's Community Meal Site is located at its Rescue Mission at 2209 3rd Avenue, Rock Island. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekdays Monday through Friday, and for breakfast and dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast is served at 6:30 a.m., lunch at 12:15 p.m., and dinner at 6:30 p.m. If you know of someone in need, call the Christian Care Crisis Hotline at any hour of the day at (309) 788-2273 or visit online at christiancareqc.org.

 
GYM GIVES NEW MEMBERS OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT NICK TEDDY FOUNDATION PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Holly Larson   
Tuesday, 28 August 2012 14:56
PORT BYRON, IL - The Nick Teddy Foundation, in partnership with Nelson Chiropractic, is excited to announce a new, long-term partnership with Core Fitness Bettendorf.

Core Fitness Bettendorf has provided generous contributions for the “Nick Teddy Fight Against Ewing’s Sarcoma 5k.” The gym will be giving away four 3-month gym memberships to 5k participants.

Additionally, 5k runners will have the opportunity to give five dollars each month to the Nick Teddy Foundation by signing up for a 1-year membership at Core Fitness Bettendorf. For each race participant who signs up for a 1-year membership during the 5k, Core Fitness Bettendorf has agreed to donate five dollars every month to the Nick Teddy Foundation for an entire year!

The “Nick Teddy Fight Against Ewing’s Sarcoma 5k” starts at 9:00 AM on Sat., September 15, 2012. More information on how to register can be found online at http://www.NickTeddy.org, on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NickTeddyOrg), and on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/NickTeddyOrg).

 
The Moline Foundation Announces Grant Deadline PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Martin   
Tuesday, 28 August 2012 14:47

A grants submission deadline has been announced by the Moline Community Foundation. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply if they serve the citizens of Moline and the surrounding region, including the Quad Cities. All materials necessary to receive funds are due in The Moline Foundation offices by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2012 or must be postmarked by or on Friday, September 28, 2012.  Any non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, including those who have never received Moline Foundation funding in the past, is welcome to apply.

An application should consist of eleven copies of a written request stating the name and address of the organization, its mission, names and addresses of Board members, income and expense statement, balance sheet, and the specific purpose for which any money received would be used including a project budget. The name, telephone number, and email of a contact person must also be included. The requested materials should be mailed according to the above deadline. Other important information about grant submission is available on The Moline Foundation’s web site at www.molinefoundation.org.

The Moline Foundation offices are located at the Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Avenue, Moline.

The Moline Foundation, founded in 1953, is a community foundation which provides grants to health, human services, education, workforce development, the arts and other charitable organizations which benefit the citizens of Moline and the surrounding area, including the Quad Cities region in both Iowa and Illinois. The Moline Foundation receives and administers charitable gifts and works with citizens to achieve their dreams to improve the community.

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