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Resources for Families

Big Brothers Big Sisters collaborates with a number of community organizations that provide resources in support of children and families.  This section of our site is dedicated to providing our network with a list of these organizations and the resources/support they provide.  We will be adding to this section on a regular basis.  The page is broken down by need areas.   Feel free to print this page off or copy this link to send to people you know who might need these resources.  If you would like to discuss the unique needs of someone within the BBBS network, please feel free to contact your match coach. 


Food Banks/Pantries:

Scared Heart Food Pantry@ The Center- 1411 Brady Street. Davenport  563-344-0974
Hours of operation:  Wednesday 6PM-8PM, Thursday 9AM-11AM
Friendly House- 1221 Myrtle Street Davenport 563-323-1821
Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 11AM-1PM 
All Saints Lutheran Church-5002 Jersey Ridge Road Davenport 563-359-9516
Hours of operation:  the 1stand 3rd Saturday of every month, 1PM-3PM 

Davenport Mobile pantry
For locations each week/month call 563-345-6490 ext. 200 or get a flyer for the mobile pantry from local food banks
No ID just sign in with name and phone number, limited to helping 200 families
First Baptist Church- 3593 Middle Road, Bettendorf 563-355-6200, 
Hours of operation:  Wednesday 9AM-11AM
Buffalo Food Pantry-329 Dodge St. Buffalo 563-340-6205/563-381-1034 Joanne Weintraut 
Hours of operation:  Tuesday 9AM-Noon
North Scott Food Pantry- 500 W. Leclaire St. Eldridge 563-285-4501, 
Hours of operation:  Tuesday 5:30PM-7PM, Friday 9:30AM-11AM
Hope Church- 709 Wisconsin LeClaire 563-289-4650 
Hours of operation: Thursday and Friday, 9AM-12:30PM
Christ United Methodist- 3801 7th Street East Moline 309-755-2508 
Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 9AM-12PM
Rock Island
St.Vincent De Paul Food Pantry in St. Pius Catholic Church
2502 29th Avenue Rock Island 309-793-7373 
Monday-Thursday 9AM-11:30AM
Christian Food Pantry- 128 W. 4th St. Milan 309-278-3400 
Hours of operation: Monday 9AM-11AM, Thursday 3PM-6PM
Geneseo Food Pantry- 217 N. Russell Geneseo 309-944-3165 Nancy Noord
Hours of operation:  Monday & Friday 9AM-Noon, Tuesday & Thursday 9AM to Noon, 1PM-4PM
Kewanee Food Pantry- 924 Rose Kewanne, IL 309-852-3577
Tuesday 10AM-2PM, Thursday 3PM-6PM

Meal Sites:

Café on Vine- 932 W. 6th Street Davenport, 563-324-4472
Hours of operation: Daily, Monday-Friday 11:00AM-1:00PM, Saturday Noon-1PM, Sunday 4:30PM-5:30PM
Rock Island
Christian Care- 2209 3rd Avenue Rock Island 309-786-5734 
Hours of operation: Wekedays- Breakfast 7:30AM, lunch 12:15PM, Dinner 6:30PM

Holiday dinners:

Davenport- Davenport- Friendly House
Thanksgiving- November 24th, Noon  563-323-1821 ext. 17
Moline- Mr. Thanksgiving Community Dinner
November 28th, South Park Mall food court 4500 16th Street Moline, 4:00PM-6:30PM
MetroLink bus will provide rides to the dinner but reservations must be called in prior to noon on Monday, Nov. 25. Open to all Illinois residents


Holiday Baskets:

Davenport- Holiday Baskets through Mobile food pantry 
at the Putnam Museum but must have an invitation from local food pantries
Davenport- Friendly House holiday food baskets,
1221 N. Myrtle Street Davenport, 
Photo ID, proof of residency and social security cards required
Sign up: October 31-November 3, 
Pick-up: 9:30AM-11:30AM, 1:30PM-3:00PM 

Free/emergency clothing resources: 
Coats for Kids- 3 ways to receive a coat/gloves/hat/boots for a child 
1) online registration at, 
2) download application at, fax to 563.359.5967 or 
Mail to: Coats for Kids 729-21st Street, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
3) Contact your BBBS Program Specialist who can assist with the online application.
Minnie’s Maison- 1119 LeClaire Street Davenport, IA 52803
Distribution of clothing, shoes and some household items 
hours of operation- Wednesday's- 9:00AM-11:00AM
Closet 2 Closet- PO Box 6838 Rock Island, IL 61204-6838, 
3 ways to access program: 
1) online application
2) print and mail application from website
3) complete form at Big Brothers Big Sisters
Clothes can be delivered to home, Big Brother’s Big Sisters, or picked up.
Clothing and shoes can be requested whenever needed but program also has major shopping events throughout the year.
Bethany- Moline Location- 1830 6th Avenue      Davenport Location- 1202 W. 3rd Street 
Clothing vouchers for goodwill.
Vouchers are handed  out every Friday from 3:00PM-4:30PM at the Moline location.
Vouchers are handed out every Tuesday from 10:30AM-12:30PM at the Davenport location.
Nikki’s Hearts Children’s Pantry- 2810 W. 70th Street, Davenport 
No referrals needed, no paperwork, and no income based information. All information is on Facebook
Door Crisis Assistance Program- 1609 4th Street Bldg. 2 Rock Island, IL 309-793-8201
Assist with emergency clothing for Illinois residents
Hours of operation- Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM
For more information or contact Loredia Dixon at
Friendly House- Clothing vouchers and laundry vouchers
For more information call Jodi at 563-323-1821 or
Friendly Thrift Center- 1411 Brady Street, Davenport 563.323.5295 
Clothing vouchers for the Center
Hours of operation:  Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-1:00PM
House hold items such as blankets, curtains and clothing, and shoes for all ages are available with vouchers
and also for purchase.
St. Matthew Clothing Closet- 1915 West Kimberly Road Davenport, IA 52806  563.391.2802
Free gently-used clothing and outerwear to those in need.
Hours of operation- Saturdays 9AM-11AM.
Grace United Methodist Church- 2651 Telegraph Road Davenport, IA 52804     563.326.5631
Hours of operation- Wednesday nights  6:00PM-7:00PM, Saturdays 9:30AM-11:30AM.
Call by phone for emergencies: Mon-Fri 8:30am-2:30 pm.

Low cost clothing
Goodwill of Moline-  4805 22nd Avenue, Moline   866.466.7881
Hours of operation:  Fridays 9:00AM-9:00PM, Saturdays 9:00AM-8:00PM, Sundays 10:00AM-5:00PM
Goodwill of Rock Island- 4664-44th Street, Rock Island    563.484.3733 
Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 9:00AM-9:00PM, Saturday 9:00AM-8:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM-5:00PM
Goodwill of Davenport- 5360 Villa Drive, Davenport  563.484.3732 
Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 9:00AM-9:00PM, Saturday 9:00AM-8:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM-5:00PM
Goodwill of Bettendorf- 2333 Cumberland Square Drive, Bettendorf   563.484.3745 
Hours of operation- Monday-Friday 9:00AM-9:00PM, Saturday 9:00AM-8:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM-5:00PM 
Salvation Army Store of Moline- 701 19th Avenue, Moline   309.797.4806  
Hours of operation:  Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM 
Salvation Army Store of Davenport- 4303 Brady St., Davenport  563.386.0044 
Email: hours
Hours of operation: Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM
Salvation Army store of Davenport- 4001 N. Brady, Davenport 52806 Telephone: (563)
Email: hours
Monday-Saturday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday closed
Salvation Army store of Rock Island- 2125 11th Street, Rock Island Telephone:
Website: hours
Monday-Saturday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday closed
Stuff ETC- 3568 N Brady St, Davenport  563.391.1000 
Hours of operation:  Monday – Saturday 9:00AM-8:00PM, Sunday Noon-5:00PM 
Disabled American Veteran’s Thrift Store (D.A.V.)- 1112 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport   563.386.3002 
Hours of operation: Tuesday- Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM
Discounts are 10% off Monday–Friday for military veterans and families 
Every Saturday 20% off all day and Monday- Friday 10 % off for college students
Friendly Thrift Center- 1411 Brady Street Davenport     563.323.5295 
Hours of operation: Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-1:00PM
Household items such as blankets and curtains, clothing including shoes for all ages are available for purchase.

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