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United Way Quad Cities Awards $275K in New Grants to Promote Racial Equity

February 26th, 2021

On Friday, United Way Quad Cities announced it has awarded $275,000 in grants to local organizations to help reduce and prevent racial inequities in education, income and health. The new “United for Equity” grants will help 25 nonprofits, grassroots organizations and social entrepreneurs provide access and opportunity to people of color in the Quad Cities by focusing on three primary goals — empowering the next generation, strengthening families, and educating and equipping the community. “In these turbulent times, issues of racial equity and social justice have been magnified. And, our... Read More

QC Hashers’ 9th Annual Red Dress Run Raises $17,500

February 18th, 2019

DAVENPORT, IA — The Quad City Hash House Harriers – Dirty Pirate Chapter (or QCH3), a local group that is part of the loosely affiliated international organization, the Hash House Harriers, and a self-described “Drinking Club with a Running Problem,” held their 9th Annual Red Dress Run on Saturday, February 16, in which all participants – male and female – wore red dresses to have fun and draw attention to this charity event. This year’s run raised a record $17,500 for Friendly House of Davenport, a local non-profit that offers a variety of services to respond... Read More

Red Dress Run Makes QCScene Wish They Had More

February 17th, 2019

The Quad Cities Hash House Harriers 2019 Red Dress Run took place in Davenport on Saturday Feb 16. A fun time was had by all and funds were raised for Friendly House! Check out some of these QCScene images taken throughout the exciting event!   Do you have some Red Dress Run photos to share? Email your images to Tess@QuadCities.com to be featured on QuadCities.com, the best site for free, fun, local entertainment!    Read More

Quad Cities Red Dress Run 2019 Back and Better Than Ever

February 14th, 2019

Grab those red dresses and prepare to have some fun with friends while raising money for a great cause, this weekend! The Quad Cities Hash House Harriers 2019 Red Dress Run takes place this Saturday Feb 16. The fun will begin at the Stardust (218 Iowa Street Davenport) with doors opening at 12:30 p.m., Circle Up at 1:45p.m. and Hares Away at 2 p.m. This year’s charity selected for the Red Dress Run is Friendly House. Friendly House, in Davenport, lives the mission to respond to the needs of children, families and seniors through quality, affordable services that will enrich lives and strengthen... Read More

Get Hoopin’ For The House!

April 6th, 2017

The Quad Cities’ Ultimate Pickup Game is once again upon us! That’s right, it’s time for the 10th Annual Hoopin’ for the House! Hoopin’ for the House is a fundraiser brought to you by Friendly House of Davenport. It is a twelve-hour marathon basketball game for adults. This year’s event will start at 7pm Friday April 7 and go through 7am on Saturday April 8. Each game will last forty minutes, with a five-minute warmup beforehand. This is not set up as a tournament, but score will be kept for general interest purposes. Between games, there will be plenty to keep players occupied. Live... Read More