MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 1, 2024) — For sixteen years, Midwest Hope and Healing offered support and comfort to more than 3,800 breast cancer patients through its signature healing baskets. Generous donors made this possible. Each newly diagnosed patient was given a Healing Basket from Midwest Hope and Healing.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (March 27, 2024) — April is recognized every year as Healthy Pet Month by Illinois’ veterinarians, certified veterinarian technicians, and clinic practice professionals, the majority of which are members of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association (ISVMA).

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 27, 2024) — Gilda's Club Quad Cities proudly announces the profound impact made throughout 2023, marking a year of remarkable growth and unwavering support for individuals and families affected by cancer. Gilda’s Club Quad Cities continues to provide essential support, education, and hope, all at no cost to participants.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 20, 2024) — The Alzheimer’s Association 2024 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report reveals that both dementia caregivers and health-care workers report difficulties in navigating dementia care within the US health-care system.

COVINGTON, LOUISIANA (March 15, 2024) — AgriSafe is pleased to announce that applications are open for the 2024 Nurse Scholar program, and that there are scholarships available for 125 individuals. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is April 8, 2024.

To be eligible to receive a scholarship, nurses must:

Erin Schultz is a student in Des Moines University's Master of Physician Assistant Studies program

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 28, 2024) — In a heartwarming display of compassion, students from All Saints Catholic School in Davenport, Iowa, have dedicated the past three months to creating chemo care-bags to support an initiative of Gilda’s Club Quad Cities. From hand-painting canvas bags to collecting care items and hand crafting Valentines, these students have poured their hearts into this meaningful service project.

Left to right: Kelsey Allen, Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Program Director, and Lexi Bull, Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Development and Events Manager

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (February 22, 2024) — The Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, representing community providers of services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and serious mental illnesses, issued the following statement February 21, after Governor JB Pritzker presented his 2025 state budget proposal: