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Welcome to the Online United Way Press Release page. Here you will find all the necessary PDF's of current releases.
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Quad Cities Wins All-America City Award - July
Over 100 Quad Citians Start A Read Mob - June
Groups Unite to Develop Next Generation of Community Leaders - June
United Way of the Quad Cities Area Partners With the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend to Continue Endowment Growth - May
Quad Cities Collaboration To Improve Third Grade Reading Scores Selected As Finalist For National Award - May
Achieve Quad Cities Wins International Award - May
United Way Announces Total Campaign Donations Raised - February
2012 Student Challenge - Over 200 Students Volunteer - February
Parents, Students Invited to Community Forum about Increasing the Graduation Rate - January
Last Chance For Free Tax Preparation - April
United Way Rallies Community - December
Vitality Snapshot Team Asks Organizations to Focus on Data - December
Expert Dr. Andy McGuire Visits Quad Cities - November
Over 57 Free Preschool Slots Open in Scott County - October
Local Agencies in Scott County Eligible to Receive Federal Funds - October
Quad Citians Walk on Friday to Make Our Community Healthiest in Region - October
Scott County Elected Officials Clean for Charity - August
Local Agencies Eligible to Receive Federal Funding - August
Young Leaders Volunteer Over Their Lunch Break to Help Local Children - June
The Hubbell-Waterman Foundation Helps Unemployed Develop New Skills - June
Quad Citians Invited To Join 1 Million Volunteers Nationwide - June
Achieve Quad Cities Celebrates First Year - June
Quad Citians Can Donate Food at Their Mailbox on May 14 - May
United Way Unveils New Tool For Community Improvement - April
Over 100 Young Leaders Support Quad-City Children - April
United Way Lobbies For Agencies - April
Over 10,000 Quad-City Children Learn To Love Reading - March
United Way Raises $10.6 million exceeding goal - February
Free Tax Preparation Services for Quad Citians - January
Achieve Quad Cities - Community Partnership Keeps Kids In School - January
2011 Student Campaign - Close to 300 Quad-City Students Volunteer - January
2010 Community Vitality Snapshot - December
Volunteers Needed to Bring $5 Million to the Quad Cities - December
Flood Victims Receive Assistance Before the Holidays - December
Elementary Students Live United - December
Over 350 Women Unite To Help the Youngest Children in Our Community - December
Community Champion Celebrates 26 Years of Service - November
Statewide 2-1-1 Improved and Re-launched - October
Community Non-Profit Board Governance Training Offered - September
Quad City Agency Employees Honored for Their Work - September
East Moline Labor Day Parade - August / Parade Map (PDF)
Operation Read - Volunteer and Inspire a Passion for Reading - August
Join 1,000 Volunteers on September 1 for the 6th Annual Day of Caring - August
Achieve Quad Cities: Over 60 Volunteers Still Needed for Fall - August
Young Leaders Volunteer for Day of Action - June
Achieve Quad Cities Launch - Increasing the Graduation Rates - June
Imagination Library 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run Celebrates United Way's Imagination Library - May
United Way, National Association of Letter Carriers and River Bend Foodbank to Collect Food Items May 8: Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive - May
United Way 211 Hosts the Long Term Recovery Coalition "Green Shirts" - April
Almost 2,700 Quad Citians Already Aided By Free Tax Services - March
Battle of the Bands: Saturday, March 6. Celebrating Quad-City Students Making A Difference - March
Local Agencies Eligible to Receive Federal Funds - February
Campaign Raises $9.6 Million in the Quad Cities - February
2010 Student Campaign: Over 160 Quad-City Students Make a Difference for Those in Need - January
Quad-City Free Tax Preparation Services (Governor Quinn Scheduled to Appear) - January
Community Non-Profit Board Governance Training Scheduled for December 1 - Nov
John Deere and Hubbell-Waterman Foundations Work With United Way to Assist Area Agencies - Oct

Here is how the money was allocated (click for Excel file)

Augustana Students to Clean Up the Neighborhood - Oct.
VITA & AARP Looking For Tax Assistance Volunteers - Oct.
United Way Announces Birth-to-Work Fund Grants - Sept.
United Way to Introduce Julie Bechtel as 2009 Campaign Chair at Kickoff Breakfast - Aug.
United Way Celebrates LIVE UNITED WEEK, AUG. 30 - SEPT. 6 - Aug.
Funding Available for Capacity Building to Local Agencies - Aug.
Operation Read Kicks Off for 2009/2010 - Aug.
Local Non-Profits Encouraged to Apply for Birth to Work Funds from United Way - June
United Way to Host Annual Meeting - June
Free Tax Preparation Services Save QC Families More Than $650,000 - May
United Way holds first annual Imagination Library 5K Run/Family Walk - May
Additional EFSP money available - May
United Way and NALC to "Stamp Out Hunger" during upcoming NALC drive - May
United Way to host first annual Imagination Library 5KRun/Family Walk - Apr.
10KQC Set to Celebrate Volunteerism Among Youth - Apr.
United Way to invest $6.5 Million in the Quad Cities from 2008 Annual Campaign - Apr.
Volunteer Solutions Training April 2nd - Mar.
United Way Youth Advisory Council Battle of the Bands - Feb.
Bill Leaver Inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame - Feb.
QC Area awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food & Shelter National Board Program - Feb.
2-1-1 Celebrates 5 Years of Connecting Callers to Services - Feb.
United Way's Youth Advisory accepting band applications for Battle of the Bands - January
2009 Campaign raises $9.4 million (a new record) - January
2009 Student Campaign Kicks off with Youth Day of Caring - January
Free Tax Preparation Services for Quad Citians - January
FY'09 Funding Decisions - June 08

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