Author Archives: Kirstin Cheers

Employee Campaign Manager Summit

On June 21, United Way of the Mid-South concluded one and kicked off another year of campaigning with corporate partners across the region in Memphis, TN. Our employee campaign managers convened to learn more about how to engage, educate and … Continue reading

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United Way brings over 100 volunteers to Pathways To Success Opportunity Summit

United Way of The Mid-South was glad to partner with fellow corporate partners and organizations across Memphis in support of the Pathways to Success Opportunity Summit, hosted by My Brother’s Keeper, the White House Initiative to set a positive trajectory … Continue reading

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Plaques presented to Organized Labor and Local Government Leaders

On May 12, Resource Development staffers Reginald Green and Gail Floyd-Tyree delivered and presented plaques of appreciation to leaders in Organized Labor and Local Government including the City of Memphis. These leaders have committed to partnering with United Way of … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Raised in poverty, Charles Everett works with United Way to improve people’s lives

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“I didn’t have the luxuries then that I have now.” Charles Everett, 55, was 9-years-old when his family moved from Mississippi to Tennessee. His parents were sharecroppers, instilling in their children the value of hard work and humility. Charles didn’t … Continue reading

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Free Tax Prep Program Takes Off Stress with a Smile.

  United Way of The Mid-South has partnered with the Internal Revenue Service to help Mid-Southerners file their taxes and receive their full refund with no strings attached. Last year, the Free Tax Prep program brought more than $12 million … Continue reading

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United Way Pavimentó El Camino (United Way Paved The Way)

“We did not speak English nor did we have housing.” In March 2000, Ellen Muñoz started a new chapter in her life by coming to the United States as a young teenager, “which was not only a new country but … Continue reading

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