Rock Island, IL and Davenport, IA--Christian Care in Rock Island and the Humility of Mary, Inc. of Davenport hosted the 5th Annual Have a Heart for the Homeless Luncheon on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The event was held at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Tickets got you a catered lunch by Biaggi’s and entertainment. A silent auction and raffle baskets was also available.

Rock Island, IL – Saturday, February 3, 2018 marked the 3rd Annual “Soup or Bowls” food drive sponsored by Discounted Furniture in Rock Island. Canned food and other donations were accepted at the Rock Island Hy-Vee located at 2930 18th Avenue, Rock Island. All proceeds benefit Christian Care, homeless men’s shelter in Rock Island and QC Paws, animal care shelter in Moline. All those who donate were entered into a prize drawing.

AMANA, Iowa-Help the Safe Haven animals by giving them a roof over their heads.

Safe Haven of Iowa County is having a Soup Supper on February 24th as a way to raise funds for the care of their animals and to repair the roof over their heads.  The soup supper includes a large variety of soups and chili as well as homemade desserts.  Price for the Soup Supper is $8 per person.

Throughout March, 2018

Did you know that 13,390 Quad City area children do not have access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food? This March the Quad City Symphony Orchestra will team up with River Bend Food Bank to raise funds, collect food donations, and pull together volunteers to work towards the goal of ending hunger in the Quad Cities.

How You Can Help

Rock Island, IL $2.000 was awarded to Christian Care from the City of Rock Island’s Gaming Funds. The funding will support a partnership between the Rock Island County Council on Addictions and Christian Care for the provision of on-site substance abuse counseling services. Christian Care provides safe shelter, food, clothing and other supportive services to homeless men in our community and is the only homeless men’s shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities.

 Quad Cities, January 24, 2018: Six Quad Cities non-profit organizations just got a boost in their fight against hunger. Christian Family Care Center and Rock Island Rescue Mission, Churches United food pantries, the Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (Iowa State Extension office), Meal Service of Scott County, Humility of Mary Housing and Shelter, and Kids’ Backpack proram through Riverbend Food Bank are the local agencies receiving funds from the Quad Cities CROP Hunger Walk.

Rev. Dr. Melvin Grimes has been selected by the Churches United of the Quad City Area Board of Directors to serve as Interim Executive Director. Dr. Grimes will continue the tradition of Christian faith-based leadership until a new Executive Director is chosen to replace Anne Wachal, who stepped down in December.

DAVENPORT - Join us for the 9th Annual Winter Wine Experience, presented by Dimitri Wine & Spirits and sponsored by Estes Construction, a wine tasting and fundraiser! 

Winter Wine is the kick off for RME's Annual Appeal, and helps fund all of the music and educational programming at RME. In 2017, RME's outreach grew by over 30% and we reached 15,000+ area students. We want to keep growing, but we can't do that without support from amazing community members like you.

Rock Island, Ill.  –

Local artists will present a check for $1,700 to Quad City Arts’ Metro Youth Apprenticeship Program at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, at Quad City Arts’ Rock Island Gallery, 1715, 2nd Ave., Rock Island.  This donation comes from the proceeds of the recent sale of Dean Timmermann’s drawings.

Rock Island, IL Christian Care was awarded grant funding of $2,000 from the Wilbert and Carol Keppy Charitable Foundation, $1,000 from the Harris Family Charitable Fund at the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend and $1,769 from the Mel McKay Trust. Funds will be used to support the various programs and services provided through Christian Care.

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