Ministries Supported by Easter Family Fund
Churches United of the Quad City Area ministries has received a most generous $5,000 grant from the Easter Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines. Funds will be used to support our hunger, shelter and community outreach ministries that include offering financial assistance to people in need.
Rauch Family Foundation Funds RI County Pantries & Meal Sites
Twelve food pantries in Rock Island County and hot meal sites in Moline and East Moline will benefit as the result of a generous $2,500 grant from the Rauch Family Foundation I to Churches United of the Quad City Area.
Rock Island Community Foundation Support Secures Winnie’s Place
Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges a $2,000 grant from the Rock Island Community Foundation toward the installation of an upgraded security buzzer system at Winnie’s Place.
Winnie’s Place shelter ministry is the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for women, with or without children, who are homeless or survivors of domestic violence.
• In its 56th year, Churches United has a history of reaching out to our community with 137 member churches representing over 50,000 people from the Quad City Area.
Our 26 food pantries and 3 hot meal sites distribute and/or serve food to over 200,000 people every year. Winnie’s Place, the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for women and children who are homeless or victims of violence, sheltered 245 women and families in 2016.
For more information about services offered, or ways to support Churches United, call 563-332-5002, or visit our website at www.CUQCA.org.