The Red Cross is here for you. Please call us: Moline: (309) 743-2166 or Quincy: (217) 222-2477 for assistance.
Visit our Get Help page for additional resources.
Blood that is donated through the American Red Cross helps patients of all ages including cancer and sickle cell patients, trauma and burn patients, and patients with chronic diseases. Take a look at our eligibility requirements and schedule an appointment to give blood today. A one-time blood donation can save more than one life!
The American Red Cross provides help for members of the military, veterans, and their families to prepare for, cope with and respond to the challenges of military service. Learn how our nonprofit helps active military members and veterans in the Quad Cities & Western Illinois.
The American Red Cross offers a selection of classes where you can learn and become certified in various lifesaving skills. Our nonprofit near you has both online and in-person options for CPR certification and CPR classes, first aid and water safety training, and child care training.
It’s easy to get involved with the Red Cross in the Quad Cities and West Central Illinois. Local opportunities include becoming a trained disaster relief response volunteer helping people affected by home fires; supporting trauma, cancer, and other patients in need by donating blood, platelet, and plasma at our local blood donation center; and learning CPR, First AID, and other lifesaving skills that will prepare you to respond to emergencies.
The best way to provide immediate relief to your neighbors facing emergency situations is through a monetary donation. Our disaster assistance programs rely heavily on the generous financial support of citizens in the Illinois region. Even if you only have a few dollars to spare, your donation to American Red Cross disaster relief will make a significant difference in the lives of those facing disasters. Make a one-time donation today either online, by phone, or by mail, or set up a recurring monthly donation to make an even bigger difference.
The humanitarian work that we do at American Red Cross would not be possible without our volunteers. We have a variety of disaster relief volunteer opportunities available, as well as potential positions focused on facility management, health and safety, service to the Armed Forces, and professional specialties like photography, IT, and more. Check out our current volunteer opportunities near you in the Quad Cities & Western Illinois.
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Trish Burnett joined the American Red Cross in 2015, as the Regional Communication and Marketing Director for the Central and Southern Illinois Region. Trish managed media relations, marketing, public relations and was a member of the Advanced Public Relations team with specialized training in disaster and crisis communication.
In 2018, Trish was promoted to Executive Director for the Quad Cities and West Central Illinois Chapter. As the Executive Director, Trish continues to support volunteers, donors and staff ensuring a strong Red Cross presence for humanitarian services and biomed. The Red Cross mission is at the heart of her work and she is proud to serve in her home town and across the 21 counties in the chapter.
Chapter board members work with the chapter executive to develop and monitor local strategies to deliver the American Red Cross mission, raise funds in accordance with the chapter goals and represent the Red Cross in their communities.
Cathie Whiteside, Chapter Chair
Retired, QCR Holdings, Inc.
Lara Baugh, CPA, CPCU, ARM
Deere & Company
Karen Budelier Brown
Bi-State Regional Commission
Deere & Company
Davenport Public Library
East Moline Fire Department
St. Ambrose University
Cape Kauri Partners, MGT, LLC
Wells Fargo Bank
Steven J. McCann
Retired, RSM US, LLP
Iowa American Water
Lane & Waterman, LLP
Marcus & Millichap
Mississippi Valley Health
Modern Woodmen of America
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Frontier Hospitality Group
Retired, Deere & Company
Michael Zorich, PE, LEED AP