BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 19, 2022) — Together, the Quad Cities Community Foundation and twelve other local funders and individual donors have raised $224,000 to help River Bend Food Bank feed children, adults, and seniors facing hunger this winter.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 19, 2022) — Six non-profits in the Quad Cities were honored December 8 at the inaugural Community Investment Mini Grant Program Awards Ceremony of the Marine Credit Union Foundation at The J Bar Davenport.

URBANDALE, IOWA (December 16, 2022) — The Iowa Business Council (IBC) has elected its slate of 2023–2024 officers at its final board meeting of 2022. The IBC serves as a catalyst for economic growth throughout Iowa while driving innovative policy solutions to enhance opportunity for every Iowan. The newly elected officers include:

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 16, 2022) — United Way Quad Cities is accepting applications for its Community Impact Grants from non-profits, grassroots organizations, and others that are serving the residents in Scott and Rock Island counties in the areas of education, income and health.

The deadline for organizations to apply is January 13, 4:30PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 13, 2022) — Davenport​​​​​​​-area volunteers are celebrating the collection of gift-filled shoeboxes that will send a message to children around the world: God loves you, and you’re not forgotten!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 13, 2022)  ImpactLife is responding to a substantial decrease in the rate of first-time blood donors by offering a $25 electronic gift card or donation to Feeding America for first-time donors with ImpactLife. Now through January 15, first-time donors who register for blood donation with ImpactLife will receive a voucher to redeem for a $25 electronic gift card.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 9, 2022) — The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) will hold a FIRST LEGO League robotics qualifying event on Saturday, December 10, at the Putnam Museum and Science Center in Davenport, Iowa. Approximately 150 students ages nine to fourteen from 31 teams built robots and prepared presentations to compete for awards and a chance to advance to next level competitions.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 8, 2022) — Ducky’s Lagoon located on Highway 92 in Andalusia, IL will be hosting a Red Solo Cup Party, Friday December 9, 2022. All are welcome to attend. Proceeds from this event will support Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities. The cost for a red solo cup is $5.00, which buys drink specials and the opportunity to win door prizes. Specials will be going on all day; door-prize drawings will start at 6PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 8, 2022) — IEC has launched the Iowa Energy and Infrastructure Funding Hub, an online resource hosted at to help Iowans better understand and access federal support for clean energy and resiliency projects.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (December 7, 2022) — This winter, the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge will be held at 24 locations throughout the state. These events will support the thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities served by Special Olympics Illinois.