MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 29, 2020) — On Saturday, June 6, teams from 60 GiGi's Playhouse locations and startups nationwide will take to the streets, parks, bike trails, and basement treadmills, set on amassing 7 million "steps to accept," enough steps to span the entire United States. The challenge invites supporters of acceptance, in all its forms, to join the effort by signing up online to begin logging their steps.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (May 29, 2020) — Delta Dental of Iowa is announcing additional relief programs for members, employers, and dentists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These programs are designed to offer financial assistance as dental offices begin to reopen and premium credits to members who may have had to delay dental and vision care. In addition, members can choose to pay their premium credits forward to support food insecurity issues facing Iowans.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 29, 2020) — The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2020 Leadership Grants. This spring, the foundation awarded a total of $21,000 to 29 different organizations and charities throughout the region.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 22, 2020) — Bailey Nelson always knew she was going to be a teacher. What was unclear to her throughout high school though was how she was going to pay for college to get there.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 20, 2020) — As the Quad Cities community begins to open businesses, the work of long-term recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 19, 2020) — The Moline Foundation Board has approved $285,000 in funding for 42 area non-profit organizations. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and for the first-time in 67 years, The Moline Foundation accepted applications for operating support along with the traditional funding areas of capital and program expenses.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 14, 2020) — The Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) recently awarded scholarships to eight high-school students and four post-high-school students as recipients of its Warren A Morrow Memorial Scholarship.

This annual scholarship program is in memory of the late Warren Morrow and is open to credit union members pursuing or completing post-secondary education.

This year's post-high school recipients are:

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 14, 2020)  The United Way Quad Cities is seeking proposals for grants for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, which received $319,030 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 8, 2020) — The Sentry Insurance Foundation announced today it is donating $50,000 to United Way of the Quad Cities in Bettendorf, Iowa, as part of a $1.07 million commitment to organizations across the country for coronavirus relief support.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (May 8, 2020) — Goodwill of the Heartland will open eleven of its Iowa retail locations for donation acceptance only on Monday, May 11. Locations include its three Cedar Rapids stores, Marion, Iowa City, Coralville, Washington, Muscatine, Bettendorf, Davenport, and Burlington. These eleven stores will then open to shoppers on Friday, May 15. Hours of operation for donating and shopping will be reduced to Monday–Saturday, 11AM-6PM, and Sunday, 12–5PM, until fur