MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced a $175,000 federal grant has been awarded to the YWCA of the Quad Cities from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Basic Center Program.
“Through my work on the House Appropriations Committee, I was proud to help secure funding for the YWCA of the Quad Cities to bolster their efforts providing support to runaway and homeless youth,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “I’m hopeful these resources will go a long way in supporting the critical services they provide each and every day in our community.”
This award is intended to help create and strengthen community-based programs that meet the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth under 18 years old. The awards were made through the Administration for Children and Families/ACYF – Family and Youth Services Bureau. Additional information on the Basic Center Program can be found here.
Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the Subcommittee that oversees the Department of Health and Human Services, which issued the grant.