News about the Quad Cities and surrounding region.

Project Bundle Up

Oct 17, 2019

As winter approaches, the Salvation Army is preparing to help needy children dress warmly. Project Bundle Up, the annual effort to collect new winter coats, gloves, hats, scarfs, and boots, will be held Friday.

'Award for Advocacy' for Friends of Hauberg

Oct 17, 2019
Landmarks Illinois

The Friends of Hauberg will be recognized for preserving a local landmark. The civic center foundation will receive an "award for advocacy" this Friday in Chicago. Landmarks Illinois will honor the non-profit for restoring the Denkmann-Hauberg Estate in Rock Island.

Agencies and programs that help the homeless now have a little more money to spend. Wednesday, a group called In From the Cold handed out grants totaling 10,000 dollars.

Scott County installs wheelchair station chargers

Oct 16, 2019
Scott County Health Department

Scott County is making it easier for people in wheelchairs to get around and enjoy public spaces.

Family Museum Earns Autism Center Certification

Oct 15, 2019
International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

The Family Museum in Bettendorf has been recognized for its services for those on the autism spectrum. According to the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards, the Museum is now a Certified Autism Center, the first in Iowa to receive the designation.

CareLINK Services Resume

Oct 11, 2019
Churches United of the Quad City Area

After a year without rent and utility assistance in three local cities, it's available again. CareLINK has resumed serving Davenport, Moline, and East Moline.

13th Genesis Flu-Free QC Campaign

Oct 10, 2019
Genesis Health System

8,000 children in the Quad Cities will receive flu vaccinations for free. 

QC Salvation Army Gets New Building

Oct 3, 2019
Salvation Army of the Quad Cities

The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities has a new home for its family services. The charitable organization will hold a ribbon cutting this morning at its new building in Davenport.

Family Resources

Family Resources has a new president. Wednesday it announced the hiring of Nicole Cisne Durbin, a 12 year veteran of the the Davenport-based agency. 

Renew Moline Celebrates 30 Years

Oct 2, 2019
Renew Moline

For three decades, Renew Moline has worked to develop Moline’s downtown. The non-profit will hold a 30th anniversary celebration on Thursday.