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Hunger Ministry Grant Serves Military Families

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges the continues support of our hunger ministry by the Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club.

The $250 grant award serves military families in the Quad Cities that are in need of emergency food. Individuals and families receive 3-5 days of non-perishable and seasonal fresh food at our 24 neighborhood food pantries.  One of our three hot…

Knouse Trust Grant Supports Hunger and Shelter Ministries

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges the continued support of our hunger and shelter ministries by the Mary Iva Gittens Knouse Trust.

The $2,000 grant award will help us serve individuals and families at our 24 neighborhood food pantries, 3 hot meal sites and Winnie's Place, the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for women and children who may have…

The Bechtel Trusts Funds Hunger Ministry

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges and accepts a $5,000 grant award from The Bechtel Trusts to help us feed the hungry receiving free food at our 12 food pantries in Scott County.

Grant funds allow these food pantries to purchase non-perishable and seasonal fresh food, dry goods and supplies and put food on the table and basic necessities in the cupboards of individuals…

Thank You Rotary Club of Rock Island

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges and accepts a $1,000 grant award from the Rotary Club of Rock Island to help us feed the hungry receiving free food at our five food pantries in the City of Rock Island.

Illinois Conference of the UCC Awards Grant for Hunger Ministry

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges and accepts a $4,000 grant award from the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ in support of our hunger ministry.

Ingathering Fund Helps Feed QCA Hungry

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges and accepts a $500 hunger relief grant award from the Iowa Conference United Methodist Church Thanksgiving Ingathering Fund.

The Hubbell-Waterman Foundation Funds Repairs at Winnie's Place

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges and accepts a $5,000 grant award from the Hubbell-Waterman Foundation in support of Winnie's Place shelter for homeless women, with or without children, who may have survived domestic violence. Winnie's Place is the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities and the only shelter for women who are homeless for any reason.

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Mel McKay Charitable Trust Funds Winnie's Place

Churches United of the Quad City Area gratefully acknowledges and accepts a $2,000 grant award from the Mel McKay Charitable Trust in support of Winnie's Place shelter for homeless women, with or without children, who may have survived domestic violence.  Winnie's Place is the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities and the only shelter for women who are homeless for any reason.

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Winnie's Place Funded by CD Wiman Memorial Trust

The CD Wiman Memorial Trust Committee has approved $750 to fund the prorams of Winnie's Place, the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for women, with or without children, who are homeless and/or survivors of domestic abuse.  Churches United gratefully acknowledges and accepts this first-time contribution by CD Wiman Memorial Trust to our shelter ministry.

In addition to shelter,…

Endowment Committee Supports Winnie's Place

The Endowment Committee of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moline has approved a funding request for $2,000 toward shelter repairs at Winnie's Place, the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for women, with or without children, who are homeless and/or survivors of domestic abuse. In addition to shelter, food, and basic needs, Winnies Place offers counseling, advocacy, and education in life…