Author Archives: Dave Skorupa

About Dave Skorupa

Dave Skorupa is Director of Communications at United Way of the Mid-South, Memphis, TN.

Trunk or Treat creates a great impact for visitors, neighborhood

United Way’s Trunk or Treat event created a wonderful impact for visitors and our local neighborhood. See the graphic below for a list of sponsors, partners, and contributors who helped us make a difference!  

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MLGW hosts golf tournament for United Way (registration form attached)

Register for the MLGW United Way Charity Golf Tournament with this form or by using the information at the bottom of the announcement below. Our thanks to the generous people of MLGW for making this tournament possible!

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United Way accepting Citizen Storm Assistance program applications

United Way of the Mid-South is accepting applications for the Citizen Storm Assistance Program through July 31, 2017. Applications may be submitted on-line or in person at community application sites. Call 2-1-1 to get an up-to-date schedule of application sites. … Continue reading

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Thousands without power in local storm aftermath, United Way partners offering help & information

United Way’s office is open today, but many homes in our neighborhood have been dramatically impacted by the weekend storm which left as many as 188,000 without power Saturday night. Read more about the storms here. United Way partner agency, … Continue reading

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“Dare to Dream” relaunches United Way for greater impact on Mid-South poverty (with photos)

Last night’s Dare to Dream event was a wonderful success, with roughly 550 people joining United Way for an evening that relaunches the organization in the battle against Mid-South poverty. The Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis ballroom was … Continue reading

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“Art of the Side Hustle” kicks off new United Way Dare To Dream speaker series January 19

Our special “Dare To Dream” event is February 23, but in the meantime, we hope everyone in our Emerging Leaders society will join us for our new speaker series beginning January 19 (see more below the graphic): The United Way … Continue reading

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Reminder: #GivingTuesday, November 29, 2016

Today is #GivingTuesday ! a.) Black Friday – Shopping b.) Small Business Saturday – Shopping local c.) Cyber Monday – Shopping online d.) #GivingTuesday – GIVING! Join us in the fight against Mid-South poverty. Make a difference that helps us all … Continue reading

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Support United Way on #GivingTuesday, November 29, 2016

a.) Black Friday – Shopping b.) Small Business Saturday – Shopping local c.) Cyber Monday – Shopping online d.) #GivingTuesday – GIVING! Make a difference that helps the Mid-South – support United Way on #GivingTuesday Tuesday, November 29, 2016 is … Continue reading

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United Way Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Photo galleries!)

Be sure to join us at our 1005 Tillman Street headquarters for United Way Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Trunk or treat is a free, open to the public, family-friendly event to celebrate the … Continue reading

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United Way Free Tax Prep recruiting volunteers: drive the dream of helping people out of poverty

United Way’s Free Tax Prep program is recruiting volunteers to help people in households with less than $54,000 in annual income prepare and file federal income tax returns free of charge in 2017. Volunteers can train to become IRS certified … Continue reading

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