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    Hospice of Dubuque Named 2014 Crawford Cares Award Recipient

    Crawford Company presented the 2014 Crawford Cares Award to the Hospice of Dubuque today at the company’s "North” location on Highway 20 West .

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    Everything you need to know about the 2014 Toys for Tots campaign

    Help us fill our studios! WQAD will be accepting toy donations during business hours until December 11th.

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    What and where you can donate to our pet supply drive

    This Wednesday, September 24th, WQAD News 8, Menards and the Quad City Animal Welfare Center invite viewers to drop off pet supplies for our local no-kill animal shelter, The Quad City Animal Welfare Center.

  • First Day Project

    First Day Project

    WQAD is proud to partner with local Quad City area schools, volunteer groups and local post offices to coordinate a combined supply drive effort through the First Day Project: Quad City-Wide Student Supply Drive. WQAD News 8 is an all-day drop off location for donations on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The station is located at 3003 Park 16th Street in Moline. The first 100 families to donate on July 24th at WQAD will receive a voucher for a free ticket […]

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    Pints for Preservation Starts Friday

    It's time again for the hugely popular event, Pints for Preservation! Niabi Zoo's very own beer and wine tasting is back. Tickets are still available.

  • Autumn Enchantment

    Friends of Trinity Medical Center – Celebrity Style Show

    Friends of Trinity Medical Center will hold their annual Celebrity Style Show “ Autumn Enchantment” on Friday September 27 at The Great Hall at the River Center in Davenport Iowa. The event is hosted by WQAD News 8’s Jason Fechner and Denise Hnytka. Friends of Trinity Medical Center have made a two-year commitment to raise $250,000 in support of a new Catheterization Lab suite to be built as part of the new Heart Center and Emergency Department at Trinity Rock […]

  • Child Abuse Council Lifesaver Canister Day

    The Lifesaver Canister Day is the Child Abuse Council’s only public fundraiser, mobilizing community support for our programs and services. On Saturday, June 16, over 300 volunteers will exchange Lifesaver candy and child abuse prevention materials for canister donations at 30+ local retail stores. 2013 GOALS 1.Raise $105,000 to support local child abuse prevention, education, and treatment services. 2.Increase community awareness of child abuse and neglect issues, the Child Abuse Council, and the services we provide. 2013 Lifesaver Locations HyVee […]

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    Boo at the Zoo

    It is time once again for Boo at the Zoo. Enjoy this merry-not-scary event at Niabi Zoo on October 27 & 28.

  • You Make the Call: September 16

    You Make the Call!  Watch QC Sports Extra each Sunday for our You Make the Call Play.  If you can guess how the play ends, click on the link below and pick from the multiple choice options to make your guess  for your chance to win!  Sponsored by Quad Cities YMCAs. Random drawing of all that guess correctly will be held each week and win a month membership to the YMCA and a $25 VISA Gift Card. Click here to […]

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    Flu Free Quad Cities

    We've partnered with Genesis to help Flu Free Quad Cities provide flu shots for area school children.

  • Contest Winners

    Contest Winner List

    Click here to view winners from our latest contests.

  • The Arc of the Quad Cities Golf Outing

    The Arc of the Quad Cities Area announces it will be the recipient of proceeds from the Charity Golf Classic sponsored by Pinnacle Country Club and WQAD.  This year celebrates our 60th year of service! The Arc of the Quad Cities Area serves more than 300 individuals with intellectual and other disabilities.  Programs foster the highest degree of independence possible, offering residential services, developmental and vocational skills training, supported employment, and respite care.  From its humble beginnings in the home […]


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