DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 7, 2019) — For the past 34 years, students from area high schools have joined River Bend Foodbank in the fight to end hunger in the Quad Cities. This year, students from 17 area high schools will participate in the Student Hunger Drive, which will engage them in meeting this community need, while introducing them to service and philanthropy.


BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 7, 2019) — She loved watching the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, and eating ice cream on Sunday.

And she loved doing both with her family.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (Septembe 19, 2019) — There are so many things we want the Quad Cities to be known for: Welcoming, diverse, inclusive, safe, and affordable, to name just a few.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 10, 2019) — A grants submission deadline has been announced by The Moline Foundation, a community foundation located in Moline, Illinois. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply if they serve the citizens of Moline, Illinois and the surrounding area.

Any non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, including those who have never received funding from The Moline Foundation in the past, is welcome to apply.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 17, 2019) — United Way of the Quad Cities is hosting its fall Day of Caring on September 19. The special event engages Quad Citizens in meaningful volunteer projects across the region to better our community. Projects include reading with students at elementary schools, restoration of public spaces, food preparation, beautification projects and much more.


Teresa Barker knows what it is like to start a small business. It is hard work. It takes perseverance. It is long days, and long evenings too.  

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (September 5, 2019) — Hy-Vee Inc, in partnership with Pinky Swear Foundation, a national charitable organization that supports children with cancer and their families, announced today that its register roundup event raised more than $100,000 across Hy-Vee’s more than 260 stores.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 3, 2019) — With almost 19 years of service to The Moline Foundation, Joy Boruff, President/CEO, has elected to retire. Her last day in the office will be Friday, December 20, 2019. As the first staff person for the then-48-year-old community foundation, Boruff established the office with accounting, budget, software, grant-making, management, and fundraising procedures.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA (September 3, 2019) — Google and Governor Kim Reynolds awarded Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC) as the "People’s Choice" winner following a neck-and-neck, week-long poll that asked Iowans to choose one nonprofit that they believe has put forth the most innovative and impactful proposal to create economic opportunity for the state. Gov Reynolds was on hand to congratulate all five Google.org Impact Challenge winners.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 29, 2019) — United Way of the Quad Cities is announcing its new Annual Community Campaign theme — Amplify Quad Cities: The Soundtrack.