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Illinois John Deere And River Bend Food Bank Celebrate Fundraiser Total

January 12th, 2024
Illinois John Deere And River Bend Food Bank Celebrate Fundraiser Total

MOLINE–On Thursday evening, The John Deere Foundation and River Bend Food Bank jointly hosted a celebration at The John Deere Pavilion to celebrate the conclusion of a 2-month long fundraising campaign. The match campaign, titled “Plowing a New Path to End Hunger,” began in August 2023 with a pledge from The John Deere Foundation to match community donations raised by River Bend Food Bank up to $650,000. This investment, combined with matching community donations, would allow River Bend to purchase an additional 6.5 million meals, closing the meal gap in Scott, Rock Island, and Dubuque Counties.... Read More

River Bend Food Banks Closed For Weather Today

January 9th, 2024
River Bend Food Banks Closed For Weather Today

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 the following River Bend Food Bank locations will be closed due to weather: -River Bend Food Bank Offices & Warehouse -River Bend Food Bank South Park Mall Food Pantry -River Bend Food Bank Muscatine Mobile Food Pantry  Read More

Illinois Congressman Sorensen Tours River Bend Food Bank in Quad Cities

December 20th, 2023
Eric Sorensen

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) joined River Bend Food Bank officials for a tour of their facility followed by a listening session focused on addressing hunger and improving nutrition. River Bend Food Bank, located in Davenport, serves more than 400 hunger-relief partners in 23 counties in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. “No one in the Quad Cities should go hungry,” said Sorensen. “As a member of the House Agriculture Committee, I am committed to making sure that the next Farm Bill supports food banks like River Bend so we can make sure families and children do not go hungry. I want... Read More

Looking For Positive News? Here’s The Good News For June, Quad-Cities!

June 21st, 2021
Scott Beck and Bryan Woods winning a Saturn Award for "A Quiet Place"

It’s summer, covid is fading, and spirits are high for new beginnings and positivity! And we here at QuadCities.com, as we do every month, are giving you a dose of that positivity with our What’s The Good News column! Every month, we, in conjunction with our friends and partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” give you a rundown of some of the positive things going on in and around the Quads. So, what’s the good news for this month? Here ya go… Quad City Arts Metro Arts Is Coloring Moline The Quad City Arts Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Program has... Read More

What’s The Good News For April, Quad-Cities? Here’s Your POSITIVE News For The Month!

April 5th, 2021
What's The Good News For April, Quad-Cities? Here's Your POSITIVE News For The Month!

Spring is here, the weather is looking better, and there’s an optimism in the air! Things are looking good, Quad-Cities! And so, it’s a great time to check out some of the POSITIVE news and stories from around the area, which we do every month in our What’s The Good News feature on QuadCities.com and KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live.” So, what’s the good news this month? Let’s find out… New Book Offering Advice To Teenagers Yours truly, Sean Leary, is working on a new book, Advice To A Teenager, based upon advice I’ve learned, been given, and will be giving to my son Jackson, who... Read More

Quad-Cities’ River Bend Food Bank to Open a New Branch in Galesburg

March 30th, 2021
Quad-Cities’ River Bend Food Bank to Open a New Branch in Galesburg

The Davenport-based River Bend Food Bank and Galesburg Community Foundation are partnering to bring a new regional food bank branch to Galesburg. The branch will provide greater access to more nutritious and perishable foods for more than 50 food pantries in eight Illinois counties. It will supply food for not only the Community Foundation’s service area of Knox and Warren counties, but also Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, McDonough and Stark counties. In addition to the River Bend Food Bank, Galesburg Branch, FISH of Galesburg will re-locate to the space, allowing for greater guest access... Read More