ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (January 19, 2022) — Project NOW has partnered with the 14th Judicial Circuit in Rock Island County, the Rock Island County Bar Association, Prairie State Legal Services Inc, and the Salvation Army to develop an Eviction Diversion Program (EDP), which has been operating for months.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 11, 2022) United Way Quad Cities is now accepting appointments for its volunteer tax-preparation services.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 20, 2021) — The Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) has announced Jelena Babic Barnes will be the next Executive Director.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 14, 2021) — The Quad Cities Chamber has ambitious goals aimed at strengthening the regional economy. For the region to reach half a million residents and for the GDP to top $35 billion, public policies must be put in place to support and enhance efforts to grow. The Chamber’s 2022 Regional Advocacy priorities are focused on four key areas that work together to create a prosperous regional economy where all can thrive:

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 14, 2021) — The Illinois Housing Development Authority has announced applications are now open for the second round of the Illinois Rental Payment (ILRPP) program. The reopening of ILRPP will provide an additional $297 million to renters and landlords/housing provider in an effort to prevent evictions and keep families safe and secure while they regain their financial footing.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 14, 2021) — Volunteers with the Illinois Red Cross are answering the call once more here at home and in communities impacted by devastating tornadoes that touched down this weekend across multiple states in the center of the country. Volunteers spent the weekend assessing damages and distributing emergency supplies, such as tarps to impacted residents in Cass and Fayette counties in Central and South Central Illinois.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 13, 2021) — Community Home Partners in Rock Island, Illinois is thrilled to welcome their new CEO John Chow. For 22 years, Susan Anderson led Community Home Partners (CHP) as CEO.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 7, 2021) — The Quad Cities Community Foundation announced today that its latest Transformation Grant will be awarded to the Quad Cities Housing Council (QCHC) to support affordable housing solutions in the region.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 6, 2021)  Red Cross volunteers responded to ten home fires in the Quad Cities and West Central Illinois from November 22 through today. Volunteers with the Disaster Action Team assisted residents impacted by home fires in Aledo (Illinois), Davenport (Iowa), Kahoka (Missouri), and more.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 30, 2021) — In recognition of the high-quality education received through the Rock Island Milan School District, the Chapman family is offering a “new” $1,200 scholarship to Rock Island High School Seniors. The Chapman Family Scholarship is available to a student planning be a provider in the medical field and has a GPA of 2.5 or higher.