BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 5, 2020) — United Way Quad Cities is kicking off its community campaign today, nearly two months early, and is inviting everyone businesses small and large, individual donors and foundations to commit whatever support possible to help get kids back on track in school, adults back to work, and enable residents t

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 3, 2020) United Way Quad Cities needs your feedback to help determine the economic impact COVID-19 has had on area families.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 13, 2020) United Way Quad Cities wants to make sure 10,000 local students have the supplies they need to succeed as the area braces for a return to school like none other.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (June 11, 2020) United Way Quad Cities announced $319,030 in federal funds to non-profits, faith-based organizations, and government agencies that provide emergency food, shelter, and rental assistance in Scott or Rock Island counties.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 14, 2020)  The United Way Quad Cities is seeking proposals for grants for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, which received $319,030 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 11, 2020)  Even though classrooms remain closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, United Way, area superintendents, school districts, and cultural institutions are working together to make learning accessible to all students and families at home.


DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 5, 2020) — The Putnam’s newest exhibit will uplift the legacy of local organizers in the women’s suffrage movement, and highlight the innovations of the early 20th century that paved the way for change.

Starting Saturday, March 7, the exhibit “Liberated Voices/Changed Lives” will open at the Putnam Museum.


DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 15, 2020) — The Putnam and 3M have teamed up to spark interest in the science of chemistry during an all-day, free-museum-admission Saturday at the museum and science center.


DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 24, 2019) — The new year will bring new hands-on learning and growth opportunities for area students starting January 4, with the return of the Explorers and Explorers Jr youth workshops at the Putnam.


DAVENPORT, Iowa (Dec. 9, 2019) — A beloved Quad-Cities’ family tradition for more than ten years, the Polar Express Pajama Parties kick off Thursday, December 12, with four action-packed days of holiday fun and the timeless holiday movie at the Putnam Museum & Science Center.

The Putnam has scheduled 10 showings of “The Polar Express 3D” — the visually-stunning holiday classic, which will be brought to life on the GIANT Screen, towering six stories tall.