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Royal Neighbors Veteran Juliet Christenson Honored as 2021 Woman of Influence

October 12th, 2021
Royal Neighbors Veteran Juliet Christenson Honored as 2021 Woman of Influence

Juliet Christenson knows how to win friends and influence people, both on the job and off. Director of Product Strategy and Development at Rock Island-based Royal Neighbors of America, she will be honored Wednesday, Oct. 13 as a Woman of Influence by Women Lead Change (WLC) for the 2021 Leadership Awards, as part of the WLC Quad Cities Conference at the Waterfront Convention Center, Bettendorf. The Women of Influence honorees are one of two new categories along with Emerging Leaders. The 2021 award winners are: ATHENA Leadership Award Honoree, sponsored by Bank of America — ** Elaine Kresse,... Read More

July 9th East Moline Concert to Benefit New Solidarity Effort to Stop Sexual Violence

July 5th, 2021
The poster for a July 9 live-music fundraiser at the Whiskey Stop, 726 15th Ave., East Moline.

On Friday, July 9th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Whiskey Stop (726 15th Ave., East Moline), area bands and artists will take the stage to raise funds for Family Resources to support victims of sexual violence in the Quad-Cities. A new collaboration among River Music Experience, WVIK, Family Resources and the Whiskey Stop will host live music with performances by Murnau, Ross Clowser Trio, Mirabilia, Yung Flvy, BN WhoIam (featuring Crealot and K1ng Supr3m3), and Alyx Rush. “This is a partnership that will help create a community vision where we are all able to thrive in mutual respect, protection,... Read More

United Way Quad Cities Gives Out Over $109K for Covid Rebuilding

March 12th, 2021
United Way Quad Cities Gives Out Over $109K for Covid Rebuilding

A year into the pandemic, United Way Quad Cities has awarded $109,528 to 11 local nonprofits helping to meet residents’ emerging and evolving needs related to their education, income and health. The third distribution of United Way’s Covid-19 Rebuilding Fund grants provides resources for families to receive mental health support, women to find stable employment after a Covid-related layoff, and students and at-risk youth to receive remote learning support or mentoring. “In one way or another, this pandemic has impacted everyone — and even a year in, many Quad Citizens are struggling to... Read More

Quad Cities Community Foundation awards nearly half-million in grants to 27 nonprofits

September 28th, 2020
Quad Cities Community Foundation awards nearly half-million in grants to 27 nonprofits

Twenty-seven nonprofits were awarded just over $470,000 in grants from the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Coordinated Field of Interest Grant Program. The grant program includes awards from 10 funds made possible by donors at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. Nine of the organizations received grants that will be awarded for two consecutive years. “It is always a great day at the Quad Cities Community Foundation, especially when we get to see the tremendous impact donor contributions have on nonprofits in our region who are engaging in work—from the arts to basic human needs,” said... Read More

Dawn And On Partners With Family Resources For Fest

May 23rd, 2019
Dawn And On Partners With Family Resources For Fest

Quad Cities Music Festival Dawn and On has announced Family Resources as their charity partner for the 2019 event. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated directly to the Family Resources’ Engaging Males program for music mentoring. This will mark the third year that Dawn and On has partnered with a local charity. For festival co-director Mike Mathews, it was the perfect fit. “From the moment we read about it, we felt it was an amazing program we would like to support,” said Mathews. “Our crowd has always been a generous group and we hope that collectively we can bring awareness and... Read More

Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

April 10th, 2019
Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

Come enjoy a magical evening with friends while raising awareness for a wonderful cause at this year’s Opening Doors Gala. Family Resources’ largest event of the year, the 2019 Opening Doors Gala: A Black Tie A-Fair, takes place on Friday Apr 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Enjoy a fantastic evening featuring a cocktail hour, live entertainment, dinner and program, and silent and live auctions.  Returning again will be Magician David Casas, joined by the one and only Juggling Zach Metzler.  Guests will also enjoy the soothing... Read More

Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

March 24th, 2019
Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

Come enjoy a magical evening with friends while raising awareness for a wonderful cause at this year’s Opening Doors Gala. Family Resources’ largest event of the year, the 2019 Opening Doors Gala: A Black Tie A-Fair, takes place on Friday Apr 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Enjoy a fantastic evening featuring a cocktail hour, live entertainment, dinner and program, and silent and live auctions.  Returning again will be Magician David Casas, joined by the one and only Juggling Zach Metzler.  Guests will also enjoy the soothing... Read More