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We are profoundly thankful to everyone who has helped us in our mission, and we would like to publicly express our gratitude here.


From individual volunteers to major donors, we would not be able to help others without your help!

Featured Sponsors

Heart of Hope Outreach Ministries wishes to express our sincere appreciation to these organizations for their financial support and grant awards:

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The Rauch Family Foundation 1

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Heart of Hope Outreach is a recipient of a Google Grants award. The Google Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google's philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy and the arts. Google Grants is an in-kind advertising program that awards free online advertising to nonprofits via Google AdWords. 

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Pastor Tanner Payton


Pastor Scott Reece

Church Mission Support
  • Dillards, Northpark Mall, Davenport - who donated $10,000 in new clothing 

  • Wal-Mart, Silvis - who donated 100 little girl jogging suits
  • Rock Island Public Library – Comforts Drive
In-Kind Donations
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  • Riverbend Food Bank - the weekly donation of FREE food items distributed to area food pantries 

  • Midwest Food Bank from Peoria - for their monthly donation of thousands of pounds of food

  • Hy-Vee Food Stores, Locust Street, Davenport, IA - for their weekly donations of hundreds of bread and pastry items

  • Little Caesars Pizza, Rock Island, IL - for their weekly donation of pizzas to our food pantry 

Food Pantry Donations
2022 Grants
  • UnityPoint Health Trinity - Partnership Award

Gifts in 2021
  • Doris & Victor Day Foundation - $5,000 Grant

  • Rauch Family Foundation - $2,000

  • Rock Island Community Foundation - $1,000

  • Quad Cities Plus 60 Club - $2,500 Grant Award

  • MidAmerican Energy Foundation - $250

  • BNAI Congregation Temple Emanuel - $250

  • UnityPoint Health Rock Island - $2,000

  • Bettendorf  Rotary Club - $2,500

  • United Way Strategic Investment Grant Award - $11,250

Gifts in 2020
  • Heidi Huiskamp-Collins - $40,000 donation of stock to purchase 2021 Giving Hope Truck 

  • Unity Point Health has awarded a grant for our food pantry to purchase fresh, healthy produce for our clients - $2,500
  • Rock Island Rotary Club donated money to be spent on laundry detergent and cleaning supplies for the elderly and disabled - $3,000

  • Doris & Victor Day Foundation - $5,000

  • QC Community Foundation for Disaster Recovery Relief - $5,000

  • City of Rock Island CDBG - CV Public Service Emergency Stabilization Grant - $2,500

  • The Amy Helpenstell Foundation - $40,000 over a 2-year period

  • Church Mission Support provided by the Word of Life Church, Calvary Church of the Quad Cities, and New Hope MGT Church

  • Rauch Family Foundation 1 - $2,500

  • The Progressive Action for the Common Good (PACG) - $5,000

  • Royal Neighbors of America - $1,000 matching grant for our Trivia Night, $700 quarterly, and a $4,000 grant

  • The Moline Foundation - $3,500 Grant Award

  • Riverbend Food Bank - $10,000 Grant Award

  • Quad Cities Plus 60 Club - $2,500 Grant Award

  • Greg and Jo Conroy, in memory of Albert Leo Romaneski - $250 for our Giving Hope Truck Campaign

Gifts in 2019
  • Unity Point Health has awarded a grant for our food pantry to purchase fresh, healthy produce for our clients - $2,500

  • Bettendorf Rotary Club for our Food Pantry Support - $750

  • Rock Island Township for Food Pantry Support - $500

  • Doris & Victor Day Foundation - Outreach Program Support - $5,000

  • Rock Island Community Foundation - Youth Outreach Educational & Recreational Support - $1,000

  • Monthly Mission Partner - Word of Life Church

  • Royal Neighbors of America - Quarterly Chapter Support       

    • Food Pantry Support - $600

    • Matching Grant Award for Trivia Night Fundraiser - $1,000

  • Rauch Family Foundation 1 - $2,500

  • The Hubbell Waterman Family Foundation - $5,000

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