Here is a list that we’ve started to compile of all the flood relief efforts here in the Quad Cities. There are of course several businesses that are still open downtown Davenport where the levee broke so please keep in mind to still do what you can to support these establishments and surrounding areas that have been affected. We know our community is knit strong in times of need and know we will rise above the devastating flood waters.

(Please do not hesitate in reaching out to us for anything we should be adding to this post. Our goal is for this post to cover as much of what we can of everything thing that is going on to help in this time of need.)

Go Fund Me Flood Relief Pages:

Other ways to receive help (individuals):

–If you are unable to work due to the flood, you may be eligible to file for unemployment. For Unemployment Benefits, help can be found through Iowa Workforce Development. They are located at 902 West Kimberly Road in the Village Shopping Center. To file bring your direct deposit information and a valid ID.

–The American Red Cross in the Quad Cities has opened shelters in Iowa and Illinois for those directly impacted by rising flood waters. Residents affected by the flooding, flood-related issues or are unable to safely access their homes are encouraged to go to a shelter. Be sure to bring any needed medications, clothing, personal hygiene items, and medical devices. The shelters are located:

Lincoln Fundamental School
318 East 7th Street
Davenport, IA
Please use the 8th Street & Iowa entrance.

Bethel Wesley United Methodist Church
1201 13th Street
Moline, IL
Please use the back entrance.

Staffing for both shelters is provided by Red Cross volunteers who will be on-site while it is available. Cots, blankets and meals for shelter residents are provided.

Red Cross opens flood shelters: Red Cross in the Quad Cities has opened shelters in Iowa and Illinois for those impacted. Find that link here.

Other ways to receive help (businesses):

–Businesses in Scott County that need volunteer help can call the Scott County Emergency Management Agency at 563-484-3098 between 9a-5p. For more info, follow this link:</a

–Downtown Davenport businesses who need sand bags can contact Davenport Public Works at 563-326-7923.

Other way to provide help:

–The Scott County Emergency Management Agency is looking for volunteers. Call 563-484-3086 between 9a-5p.  Skills will be matched with needed assistance. For more info, follow this link:

–The Salvation Army is accepting donations. Here’s what they are looking for:

  • Water
  • Non-perishable food / packaged snacks
  • Gatorade / Powerade
  • New blankets
  • New pillows
  • Towels / Wash cloths
  • Comfort kit items: Shampoo, razor, toothpaste, toothbrush, bar soap, deodorant

Donations are being accepted between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.  Items can be dropped off at the Belgian Boulevard entrance, Building #6/7

Volunteering: What you need to know if you want to help those affected by the flooding. Find that link here.

–Very Help List of Resources:

Helpful Pages, Posts and Resources to Follow:

Quad Cities Flood Resiliency Alliance –

Downtown Davenport has compiled a list to their website and is a great resource of information.
They have been wonderful to be ontop of getting this information together through this expremely busy time for everyone involved with mananging downtown.

Open Businesses in Downtown Davenport

April 30th, 2019

Per the City of Davenport, two hour on-street parking, River Center and Harrison Street parking ramps are not going to be enforced until 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 8.

If visiting downtown, please be aware and be safe. Obey all detours and road closed signs. Avoid entering the floodwaters.

With the rising waters, many of our downtown Davenport businesses are closing temporarily. It’s important that Quad Citizens and visitors continue to patronize our downtown. To make it easy we wanted to take the guessing game out of possible store or restaurant closings and provide you an accurate listing of open businesses. Showing your support for independent local businesses will help them get through this rough spring season after a harsh winter. Your dollars make an impact locally!

We will be continually updating this list, if you need to update your listing please email [email protected].

Please check out there post for further updates found here:

Here is current list of temporarily closed businesses in Downtown Davenport (as of 5/02/19):

Please with the businesses listed below make sure to follow them on their social media to keep up todate in their progress and to show some support!

Currently open services (as of 5/02/19):

Currently open retail businesses (as of 5/02/19):

Currently open restaurants/bars/coffee shops (as of 5/02/19):

Flood Fest: A Benefit Concert

We also have come up with our own efforts of helping in raising funds for the cause. We continue to pray for our locals and all those that have been affected by the rising waters. Our heart and mind is with you Quad Cities!

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