IOWA CITY, IOWA (July 12, 2023) — The Iowa Cancer Consortium, Iowa’s statewide comprehensive cancer coalition, was awarded a $70,000 sponsorship by biotechnology company Genentech. The sponsorship will support equity training and programmatic initiatives to equitably reduce the cancer burden in Iowa.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 11, 2023) Vera French Community Mental Health Center and Vera French Housing are proud to announce a funding award totaling more than $9.4 million to support the construction of “Carol’s Village Gardens”. The thirty-unit housing development will be built with 26 one-bedroom and four two-bedroom units.

ALPHA, ILLINOIS (July 10, 2023) — Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a national independent pharmacy network and a part of AmerisourceBergen, has announced that Alwood Pharmacy is a finalist for its Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year award, which is presented during ThoughtSpot 2023, Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s annual conference and tradeshow hosted by AmerisourceBergen.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 10, 2023) During the first year of the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, two local crisis centers responded to 142 percent more contacts statewide than the previous year, connecting more Iowans experiencing a suicidal crisis or emotional distress with life-changing services. Between July 2022 and May 2023, over 31,000 Iowans contacted 988 for support.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 8, 2023) The Vera French Community Mental Health Center (VF CMHC) and The Center — Love in Action are proud to announce that Vera French’s community-based mental health services are now available at the Center’s Brady Street location in Davenport.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 5, 2023) — Gilda’s Club is hosting an educational workshop offered at no cost for anyone impacted by cancer on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, 12-1PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse, located at 600 John Deere Road, Moline, Illinois, 61265.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 30, 2023) — Thunderstorms that moved through the ImpactLife service region yesterday afternoon led to widespread power outages and a loss of approximately seventy donations due to blood drive cancellations, missed appointments, and Donor Center locations that needed to close.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 28, 2023) — Gilda’s Club Quad Cities is joining its fellow Cancer Support Community’s (CSC) network partners that include CSC, Gilda’s Clubs, and health-care partnerships, to celebrate the second-annual Community is Stronger Than Cancer Day. Following the success of the previous year’s inaugural day, CSC and its network are excited to announce that they are continuing the tradition.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (June 27, 2023) — Lutheran Living Senior Campus’ assisted living community has been recognized as a 2023 recipient of the Bronze — Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its commitment to improving the lives of seniors and individuals with disabilities with quality care and services.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 27, 2023) — The Vera French Community Mental Health Center (VF CMHC) is adding a second full-service outpatient mental-health clinic to serve our community in late 2023 and to meet the growing mental-health needs of the Quad Cities and our larger region.

Vera French has announced its purchase and renovation of the first three floors of the tower at 852 Middle Road in Bettendorf, Iowa. The location also provides for easy access to I-74.

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