DAVENPORT, IA (February 14, 2019) –– Gilda’s Club is now accepting participants interested in the Enhancing Connections program for cancer patients with children. This five-session program will meet bi-weekly at Gilda’s Club (1234 East River Drive, Davenport) starting April 3, 2019.

The program includes ways you can:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 13, 2019) —

Who: The PACG Drug Policy Forum

What: The PACG Drug Policy Forum has organized a public educational forum to address the need to improve Iowa’s medical cannabis laws by expanding qualifying conditions and raising the 3% cap on THC. We will also address the need for decriminalization and harm reduction.

Where: St Ambrose University — Rogalski Center, W High St, Davenport, IA 52803

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 4, 2019) — As of February 1, 2019, SafeNetRx-Pharmacy and National Foundation for Transplants (NFT) have partnered together to bring affordable medication to Iowa transplant patients.

NFT assists families with financial hardships by providing grants for transplant-related expenses, and now
their patients will also have access to either free or at-cost prescription medication through SafeNetRxPharmacy.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 13, 2019) — Entrepreneur, former venture capitalist, founder, and CEO of Happier Inc, and author of Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments, Nataly Kogan will keynote River Bend Foodbank’s inaugural Women Fighting Hunger event, Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30-8:30PM, at Rhythm City Casino, Davenport.

MOLINE, IL (February 12, 2019) — Child abuse happens in all communities, in all neighborhoods, and has the potential to occur in any household. Every 10 seconds, a child in the United States experiences abuse. Every day, between four and seven children will die as a result of abuse. Half of these children experience abuse before their fifth birthday, with the greatest risk occurring during the first year of life.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (January 31, 2019) — Aimed at helping the millions of Americans currently living with high blood pressure reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, the American Medical Association (AMA) is offering six tips for Americans to take to improve their heart health. These tips are being released to coincide with the start of February’s American Heart Month tomorrow.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (January 28, 2019) — NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative invites survivors, supporters, and the public to its 8th Annual Cocoa & Cookies Open House on February 2, 11AM-2PM at the NormaLeah office, 1612 Second Avenue in Downtown Rock Island (IL).

Muscatine, Iowa (January 28, 2019) — Beginning in March 2019, Gilda’s Club Quad Cities is launching an 8-Week Mind, Body, Spirit Challenge to help people diagnosed with cancer, including those undergoing treatment and caregivers, to improve quality of life by better managing the stress of diagnosis and treatment.

BETTENDORF, IA (January 26, 2019) — The American Cancer Society’s Discovery Shop in Cumberland Square invites you to bargain shop for a cause! Sunday, February 4 will be our annual Big clearance sale everything in the store will be half-price. 

Thank you to all who attended our press conference today (and braved the cold temps!).

Your continued support of our mission is very much appreciated.

If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Renkes at nrenkes@riverbendfoodbank.org.

Thanks so much.

Jennifer Schroder

Marketing Specialist

4010 Kimmel Drive

Davenport, Iowa 52802