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Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Teens For Tomorrow Announces Grants

May 11th, 2021
Quad Cities Community Foundation's Teens For Tomorrow Announces Grants

QUAD CITIES, Iowa / Illinois—Participants in the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Teens for Tomorrow (T4T) program, a youth philanthropy group of high school students, today announced the recipients of the program’s annual grants. The grant recipients will direct the money toward programs that support people disproportionately affected by this year’s economic and educational challenges, including refugees, low-income students, and women displaced from the workforce, among others. Each year, T4T students gain first-hand experience in philanthropy and the grantmaking process, from exploring... Read More

What’s The Good News For May, Quad-Cities?

May 3rd, 2021
What's The Good News For May, Quad-Cities?

After a long time in quarantine, things are finally starting to open up, people are getting vaccinated, and things are looking up for our country, and the Quad-Cities! That’s good news! And every month, we bring YOU more good news! In conjunction with our partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we bring you What’s The Good News, a rundown of some of the positive things going on in our community. So, what’s the good news for May? Let’s take a look… New Theater Coming To Davenport! A new theater experience, The Mockingbird On Main is coming to 320 N. Main St., in downtown... Read More

Quad-Cities’ Recycle The Runway To Help A Great Cause With Dress For Success!

April 19th, 2021
Quad-Cities' Recycle The Runway To Help A Great Cause With Dress For Success!

Recycle The Runway — a “Project Runway” style fashion show which will be streamed virtually — is a must-see Quad Cities favorite, presented by Dress For Success. Before the designers are even chosen, volunteers fill giant bags full of random clothing, shoes, accessories, etc. and number them. Once the designers are selected, each one gets to come pick out a bag with no idea what is inside. The designers then have 6 weeks to craft a “runway-ready” outfit out of whatever they find in the bag! Recycle the Runway 2021 will feature designs by Alexandra Chayer of The Shop Lema, Julia... Read More

Recycle the Runway Benefiting Dress for Success Quad Cities Going Virtual

July 15th, 2020
Recycle the Runway Benefiting Dress for Success Quad Cities Going Virtual

Dress for Success Quad Cities is going virtual for their next big event — Recycle the Runway! The gig will take place Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. live streamed via zoom. Dress for Success is focused on empowering women in our Quad Cities community to achieve economic independence through career and professional development. The funds raised by Recycle the Runway each year play a critical role in serving local women. Join Royal Neighbors of America and Exelon Corporation, along with celebrity emcee Angie Sharp, for an evening of fun for a great cause. Enjoy a “Project... Read More

Dress for Success Quad Cities Reschedules Recycle the Runway

March 20th, 2020
Dress for Success Quad Cities Reschedules Recycle the Runway

Dress for Success Quad Cities has just announced they will be postponing their biggest fundraiser of the year, Recycle the Runway, to Thursday Aug 27 at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) in the following statement: Friends, It was a difficult decision to make, but due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are postponing our biggest fundraising event of the year, Recycle the Runway. The new date for the event will be Thursday, August 27. With that being said, this event provides critical funding for programs for women who will need our services more than ever in the upcoming months.... Read More

Recycle The Runway With Dress For Success!

March 7th, 2020
Recycle The Runway With Dress For Success!

Dress For Success is Recycling The Runway to help area people in need 5:30 to 9 p.m. April 23 at the Great River Hall, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport! Join Dress for Success Quad Cities for a one-of-a-kind event where 10 designers compete with runway-ready ensembles crafted from bags of recycled clothing they buy sight unseen in hopes of being one of the top 3 finalists to take home a cash prize. 100% of the nights’ proceeds will help provide free business-appropriate clothing, job-search support, mentoring and professional development workshops to women in the Quad Cities. The theme... Read More

Dress for Success with This Relocation Celebration Sale!

September 11th, 2019
Dress for Success with This Relocation Celebration Sale!

Dress for Success Quad Cities is moving out of their temporary location and into a new permanent home. To celebrate and help reduce overstock inventory, they are opening to the public for their final fundraising sale of the year. This one-day sale gives shoppers the opportunity to buy new and nearly new brand name attire and accessories at bargain prices. Customers can shop a HUGE selection of summer/spring clothing, shoes and accessories priced at $1 – $2. Inventory from a famous online retailer will be priced from $2.50 – $5. There will also be a selection of beautiful designer items... Read More

Dress for Success Quad Cities Announces Tyla Sherwin-Cole as Executive Director

August 21st, 2019
Dress for Success Quad Cities Announces Tyla Sherwin-Cole as Executive Director

Dress for Success Quad Cities is proud to announce the hiring of Tyla Sherwin-Cole as the new Executive Director. Ms. Sherwin-Cole replaces outgoing Executive Director and Founder, Regina Haddock. Ms. Haddock had announced her planned retirement, and a search for a new Executive Director was underway, when the temporary floodwall of the Mississippi River failed, flooding Dress for Success Quad Cities’ location and forcing them to evacuate. The flood damage will cost the organization between $40,000-$50,000. Dress for Success Quad Cities moved forward with their planned search and hired Ms.... Read More

Experience a Journey to Joy at THE Market’s Summer Social!

August 19th, 2019
Experience a Journey to Joy at THE Market’s Summer Social!

Where can you find 60+ vendors with the best handmade decor, sweet treats, clothing boutiques for women, children and men, bath and body collections, vintage/antique, plants, and everything in between? At THE Market! Celebrate summer at THE Market: A Journey to Joy’s (1800 17th Avenue Moline) Summer Social this Friday Aug 23 from 4 – 8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Summer Social will host the 36 vendors from THE Market, 20+ guest vendors, food trucks, Country Style Ice Cream, live music, and make-and-take workshops! A $5 entry fee will benefit Dress for Success Quad Cities... Read More

Dress for Success Quad Cities to Hold Staying Afloat Community Clothing Drive

May 31st, 2019
Dress for Success Quad Cities to Hold Staying Afloat Community Clothing Drive

Dress for Success Quad Cities is one of many Quad City organizations impacted by the devastation of the flooding of the Mississippi River. The organization lost a great deal of inventory, as well as their location in Downtown Davenport. To recover the lost inventory, Dress for Success Quad Cities is holding a “Staying Afloat” Community Clothing Drive. Starting on June 14 community members can drop off donations of job interview appropriate clothing at a number of participating area businesses. Currently, over 20 Quad City businesses and nonprofits have offered to serve as drop-off locations. Businesses... Read More