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Riverbend Food Bank Women Fighting Hunger Fundraiser Taking Place Thursday In Iowa

March 27th, 2024
Riverbend Food Bank Women Fighting Hunger Fundraiser Taking Place Thursday In Iowa

The 4th Annual Women Fighting Hunger Dinner Fundraiser will take place this Thursday evening, March 28, at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport. New York Times bestselling author, educator and activist Erin Gruwell will be the keynote speaker at this year’s event.  Gruwell s an American teacher best known for her unique teaching method, which led to the publication of The Freedom Writers Diary. The event, hosted at Rhythm City Casino Resort, Davenport, brings together women (and men) who are passionate about River Bend’s mission to work to build hunger-free communities. Also open to men, the... Read More

Erin Gruwell to Keynote 4th Annual Women Fighting Hunger Event In Davenport

February 19th, 2024
Erin Gruwell to Keynote 4th Annual Women Fighting Hunger Event In Davenport

DAVENPORT, IOWA– New York Times bestselling author, educator and activist Erin Gruwell will be they keynote speaker at this year’s Women Fighting Hunger event, taking place on March 28. Gruwell began teaching in Long Beach, CA in the mid-90s, helping students “written off” by the system harness the power of education to graduate high school. Her dedication to her students resulted in the publication of The Freedom Writers Diary. The event, hosted at Rhythm City Casino Resort, Davenport, brings together women who are passionate about River Bend’s mission to work to build hunger-free... Read More