Volunteers at our 13 food pantries in Scott County will offer fresh food to individuals and families in need this summer, thanks to a generous $18,000 grant from the Scott County Regional Authority.

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges the continued support of our hunger and shelter ministries by the Mary Iva Gittens Knouse Trust.

This $2,000 grant award will help us serve individuals and families at our 24 neighborhood food pantries, 3 hot meal sites and Winnie’s Place, the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for homeless women and children who may have survived domestic abuse.

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges the continued support of our shelter ministry by the Junior Board of Rock Island.

This $500 grant award supports direct services provided at Winnie's Place, the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for women, with or without children, who are homeless for any reason but may be survivors of domestic violence.

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges the continued support of our hunger and shelter ministries by the Mary Iva Gittens Knouse Trust.

This $2,000 grant award will help us serve individuals and families at our 24 neighborhood food pantries, 3 hot meal sites and Winnie’s Place, the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for homeless women and children who may have survived domestic abuse.

Join the Movement – Special Video Releasing April 28

BETTENDORF, IOWA –  Ascentra Credit Union is known for paying it forward in the region, and wants to celebrate the upcoming International Pay it Forward Day on April 28 in a way that inspires others to pay it forward themselves.

Sales benefit Child Abuse Council during Child Abuse Awareness Month

Throughout April, Child Abuse Awareness Month, several businesses in downtown Rock Island are donating a portion of proceeds to benefit Child Abuse Council. Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal financial services organization based in Rock Island, will match these donations, up to $1,000.

The participating businesses are:

Davenport, IA – Friendly House participates in the federally funded Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) by offering services to registered home childcare providers. Providers in Scott, Muscatine, Clinton and Cedar counties can receive reimbursement for nutritious meals and snacks provided to children in their care. Children cannot be charged an additional fee for any food served in these programs.

A grants submission deadline has been announced by The Moline Foundation. Non-profit, designated as 501(c)(3) organizations are encouraged to apply. The organizations must serve the citizens of Moline and the surrounding region, including the Quad Cities region.

           

All materials necessary to receive funds are due in The Moline Foundation offices by

Moline, Illinois - The Moline Foundation announces the appointment of a new member to its Board of Directors.

Debi Becht, Moline, will serve a five-year term as a member of The Moline Foundation Board of Directors.

A Nurse Practitioner, Becht has lived in Moline for nearly 40 years. She is also the co-founder of the Good Samaritan Free Clinic, a non-profit health clinic formerly operated in Moline and East Moline.

DAVENPORT, IOWA– During the month of February, Quad City area businesses and organizations
collected funds and food for River Bend Foodbank. This year, the Community Hunger Drive engaged
51 businesses. They held a variety of activities throughout the month, including cake contests, bake
sales, change wars, and chili cook-offs, to engage their employees in raising donations for River Bend
Foodbank.

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