MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 28, 2020) — The East Moline Community Fund Committee has approved $12,850 in funding for 14 area non-profit organizations.
“With many non-profits seeing an increased demand for their services, the committee focused on helping organizations providing vital resources to area residents,” commented Chair Connie Dowsett.
Paul Plagenz, President and CEO of The Moline Foundation commented “As an endowment, the East Moline Community Fund is a resource for not only helping those in-need today, but a permanent way to support the community through legacy giving."
The following grants were reviewed and approved by The East Moline Community Fund at their virtual meeting on September 17, 2020:
Bethany for Children and Families, Therapeutic Recreation Program $600
Child Abuse Council, Child Protection Program $600
Children’s Therapy Center, East Moline Children Therapy $500
Christ United Methodist Church, Food Pantry $2,000
East Moline Main Street, Runner’s Park Lighting $550
Glenview Middle School, Success Program Technology Needs $450
Habitat for Humanity, East Moline Residents Home Repairs $1,000
Humility Homes and Services, Emergency Shelter Services $600
Marriage and Family Counseling, Wells Elementary Program $600
Quad Cities Open Network, Emergency Assistance $600
Rock Island Children’s Advocacy Center, Forensic Interviews $600
United Township High School District #30, Hotspots for Distance Learning $2,000
Youth Service Bureau of RI County, Counseling Services $750
Youth Hope Christian Friendliness, Youth Outreach Programs $2,000
The East Moline Community Fund receives and administers charitable gifts and works with citizens to achieve their dreams to improve the community.
Members of the East Moline Community Fund Advisory Council include: Chair; Connie Dowsett, Vice-Chairman; Larry Anderson, Secretary/Treasurer Bill Phares; and Members: Bob Baecke, Terry Brahm, Willie Ellis, Doug Reynolds, Cathie Rochau, and Pat Van Bruwaene.