United Way launches new website as community resource


Share
Posted Online: Oct. 10, 2012, 9:57 am
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Press release submitted by United Way

unitedwayqc.org offers year-round volunteer opportunities, resources to connect with services in the Quad Cities (child care, shelter, food assistance, etc.) and information about programs in our community

DAVENPORT, IA – United Way launches a new, interactive website (www.unitedwayqc.org), which was designed as a resource for our community, specifically for people who are looking to give back, find help and even for partner programs to gain information and access to resources.

People can access a variety of information, including:

• Volunteer opportunities (http://unitedwayqc.org/volunteer)

• Detailed description of United Way's work in the community and where donor dollars are invested (http://unitedwayqc.org/our-work) and (http://unitedwayqc.org/aboutus)

• Ability for community members to get connected to necessary services, including Free Tax Preparation (http://unitedwayqc.org/resources/free-tax-preparation), resources for selecting child care (http://unitedwayqc.org/get-involved/wlc/womens-leadership-council-wlc-childcare-resources), the ability to sign up a child under five for free books (http://unitedwayqc.org/resources/imagination-library) and how to get help (http://unitedwayqc.org/our-work/2-1-1)

• A community forum for updates on social service issues and a chance for Quad Citians to ask questions (http://unitedwayqc.org/blog)

• List of partner programs by Education, Income and Health with their mission and contact information (http://unitedwayqc.org/ourpartners)

• Resources for non-profit programs, including the ability to post your volunteer opportunity to recruit volunteers (http://unitedwayqc.org/volunteer) and access to decision-making software (http://unitedwayqc.org/resources/resources-for-partner-programs)

We invite community members to visit our site at www.unitedwayqc.org and tell us their thoughts while they are there or to contact Nathan Williams at 563-344-0333 or nwilliams@unitedwayqc.org.




















 



Local events heading








  Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






(More History)