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Amy Helpenstell Foundation Funds Winnie's Place

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges the continued generous support for Winnie’s Place from the Amy Helpenstell…

Rock Island Community Foundation Support Secures Winnie's Place

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges a $2,000 grant from the Rock Island Community Foundation toward the installation of an upgraded security buzzer system at Winnie's Place.

Winnie's Place shelter ministry is the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for women, with or without children, who are homeless or survivors of domestic violence.

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Rauch Family Foundation Funds RI County Pantries & Meal Sites

Twelve food pantries in Rock Island County and hot meal sites in Moline and East Moline will benefit as the result of a generous $2,500 grant from the Rauch Family Foundation I to Churches United of the Quad City Area.

Caring community partners, donors and volunteers make it possible for Churches United to keep food on the table at our 3 hot meal sites and on the shelves at 26 food pantries…

Ministries Supported by Easter Family Fund

Churches United of the Quad City Area ministries has received a most generous $5,000 grant from the Easter Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines. Funds will be used to support our hunger, shelter and community outreach ministries that include offering financial assistance to people in need.

Churches United's 137 member churches represent 50,000 people in the Quad…

Modern Woodmen Grant Supports Winnie's Place

Winnie's Place, the only emergency shelter for women and children in the Illinois Quad cities, gratefully accepts a generous $2,500 grant award from Modern Woodmen of America.

Funds will help build a retaining wall at the shelter, a ministry of Churches United of the Quad City Area. Winnie's Place is much more than a temporary shelter for women with or without children who are homeless and/or…

Friendly Thrift Center Shares Blessings with Churches United

Churches United of the Quad City Area is pleased and very grateful to Friendly Thrift Center for continued support toward the publication of our Directory of Churches.  The $850 grant publishes a detailed directory of over 400 churches and Church-related agencies in the Quad City Area.

In its 56th year, Churches United has a history of reaching out to our community.  Its 137 member churches…

Moline Foundation Grant Helps Feed the Hungry

Churches United of the Quad City Area is pleased and very grateful to the Moline Foundation for a $5,000.00 grant, in support of its Hunger Program in the Quad City Area.  This grant award will be used specifically to purchase food for our 12 Rock Island County area food pantries. The Moline Foundation has been a valued supporter of our Hunger Program, and we are sincerely thankful for their generosity.

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Iowa 80 Group Supports Hunger Ministry

Churches United of the Quad City Area is pleased to accept a generous $2,000 grant award from Iowa 80 Group, Inc.

Funds will be used to assist in covering general operating costs that help Churches United keep food on the table at our 3 hot meal sites and on the shelves at 26 food pantries in the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities.

In its 56th year, Churches United has a history of reaching…

Day Foundation Funds Hunger & Shelter Ministries

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully accepts a $15,000 grant award from the Doris & Victor Day Foundation.

This grant award will be used specifically to purchase supplies for 26 food pantries and three meal sites and fund direct services at Winnie's Place, our emergency shelter for women, without or without children, who are homeless and/or survivors of domestic violence.

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150th Anniversary Celebration at First Presbyterian Church Coal Valley

Churches United board members Darlos Stroud (on left) and Sr. Marlene Miller attended the 150th Anniversary Celebration at First Presbyterian Church in Coal Valley on June 18th.

First Presbyterian hosted one of the original food pantries in Churches United's network…