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YWCA Quad Cities To Host Open House in Davenport on Thursday

July 19th, 2021
YWCA Quad Cities To Host Open House in Davenport on Thursday

The YWCA Quad Cities will host a public open house and ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 22. The ribbon cutting is at 4:30 p.m. and the open house will follow the ribbon cutting and last until 6 p.m. On October 1, 2019, the YWCA Quad Cities opened its first Iowa location in Davenport, at One River Place, 1225 E. River Drive, Suite 110, named the “Iowa Empowerment Center.” Due to the overwhelming response for the services the empowerment center provides, especially as a direct result of personal situations created as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the center experienced significant... Read More

YWCA Quad Cities Race Against Racism Racing on May 22nd

May 11th, 2021
YWCA Quad Cities Race Against Racism Racing on May 22nd

A dozen outstanding Quad Citizens will be honored as part of the YWCA Quad Cities 3rd-annual Race Against Racism on May 22, presented by IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union. A special recognition ceremony will be held at the post-race party at Lindsay Park Yacht Club, Village of East Davenport. The race started in 2019, featuring a 5k run/walk and a 1-mile fun-run; however, the most important part of this event is honoring individuals who are standing firmly and intentionally against racism and doing this through their words, choices and actions, according to a Tuesday YWCA release. “At YWCA Quad... Read More

YWCA Quad-Cities Receives Donation From MacKenzie Scott

December 17th, 2020
YWCA Quad-Cities Receives Donation From MacKenzie Scott

Today is yet another great day for the future of YWCA Quad Cities. “One of the biggest challenges that we deal with more often than not, is WANTING to provide bigger and better programming, but NOT having the funds available to do it,” says Julie Larson, President and CEO.  “Well, today that changes!” YWCA Quad Cities is 1 of 384 charities throughout the United States that has received a donation from MacKenzie Scott, American novelist, billionaire, and venture philanthropist. Ms. Scott worked with a team of advisors to help her accelerate her 2020 philanthropic giving through... Read More