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Bettendorf Rotary Sponsoring Blanket Drive For The Homeless Through Holidays

November 1st, 2022
Bettendorf Rotary Sponsoring Blanket Drive For The Homeless Through Holidays

The Rotary Club of Bettendorf is spearheading the second annual Bettendorf Rotary Blanket Drive in the Quad Cities area from October 3 through December 2. The goal is to receive 4,000+ blankets in 2022 which is double the amount from last year. After blankets are dropped off at several drop-off box locations and received from various workplace blanket drives, they will be distributed to dozens of area non-profit agencies that help homeless and low-income individuals and families (including many children) in an effort to help them keep a little warmer this winter. Joe Campion, the Bettendorf Rotarian... Read More

Bettendorf Rotary Launches Iowa And Illinois Blanket Drive for the Homeless

October 4th, 2022
Bettendorf Rotary Launches Iowa And Illinois Blanket Drive for the Homeless

The Rotary Club of Bettendorf is spearheading the second annual Bettendorf Rotary Blanket Drive in the Quad Cities area from October 3 through December 2. The goal is to receive 4,000+ blankets in 2022 which is double the amount from last year. After blankets are dropped off at several drop-off box locations and received from various workplace blanket drives, they will be distributed to dozens of area non-profit agencies that help homeless and low-income individuals and families (including many children) in an effort to help them keep a little warmer this winter. Joe Campion, the Bettendorf Rotarian... Read More

Last Weekend To Help Bettendorf Rotary Collect 800 Blankets For People In Need

October 29th, 2021
Last Weekend To Help Bettendorf Rotary Collect 800 Blankets For People In Need

Bettendorf Rotary members are determined to reach their goal of 800 blankets for their Acre of Warmth promotion! The event will end on Monday, November 1 and they still need 200 blankets to cover an acre. One couple from Davenport, Nancy and Neil Russell, made 95 hand-made quilts to donate to the drive. Picture attached. Quad Citizens are encouraged to drop off new or gently used blankets at the following Bettendorf locations: K&K Hardware Bettendorf Library Bettendorf City Hall Duck Creek Tire Ace Auto Doctor & Repair AAA Businesses are also encouraged to do a blanket drive with their... Read More

Bettendorf Rotary Helping The Homeless With Acre Of Warmth Project

October 12th, 2021
Bettendorf Rotary Helping The Homeless With Acre Of Warmth Project

The Bettendorf Rotary is determined to make sure every homeless person in the Quad Cities has a blanket this winter. According to the nonprofit shelters in our area, blankets are the number one requested item. The Acre of Warmth project will run through the month of October. Bettendorf Rotarians are asking for gently used and clean or new blankets to be donated. The size that is most requested is twin but all sizes are welcome. The goal is to have 800 blankets donated which is enough to cover the size of a football field, approximately an acre. “We have had a great start with blanket donations,”... Read More