Author Archives: Dave Skorupa

About Dave Skorupa

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

United Way “Trunk or Treat” Saturday, October 29 – Volunteers needed!

United Way of the Mid-South’s “Trunk or Treat” festival Saturday, October 29 needs volunteers! Last year’s “Trunk or Treat” festival was a tremendous success as area families enjoyed candy giveaways, hamburgers, hotdogs, games, music, face painting, and other fun activities. … Continue reading

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United Way honored by Memphis Child Advocacy Center with James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award

United Way of the Mid-South was selected at the Memphis Child Advocacy Center’s Honor’s Day Celebration as the recipient of the James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award, which honors a community member whose efforts in Shelby County demonstrate strong commitment to protecting … Continue reading

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Photos – United Way Day of Caring unites power of volunteers with nonprofits

Here’s another set of wonderful photos from last Friday’s United Way Day of Caring event, featuring volunteers working at the Mid-South Food Bank and other groups. We’re featuring photos and stories from the event all week.

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Volunteers making a difference through United Way Day of Caring (photos)

All week long we’re sharing photos from Friday’s United Way Day of Caring event with you! Here are more photos from our kickoff rally at International Paper Company, and some photos of volunteers in action at Porter-Leath. (Photos courtesy of United … Continue reading

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More Day of Caring photos! (International Paper rally site)

We have more great Day of Caring photos from our big Friday rally at International Paper Company, where our “selfie frames” were a hit with the huge crowd of volunteers who worked to make the Mid-South an even better place … Continue reading

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In the news: Crye Leike cooking up something sweet for United Way in The Germantown News

Crye-Leike Real Estate Services is raising resources for United Way of the Mid-South and you can read all about it in The Germantown News! Tomorrow, real estate agents of Crye-Leike Real Estate Services’ Germantown-Poplar branch office will take over The … Continue reading

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Day of Caring photos show fun & volunteerism for the Mid-South

As we mentioned last week, we’re sharing photos and stories from Friday’s United Way Day of Caring all week long on our website. Our thanks to long-time United Way volunteer and Campaign Representative James Alexander for these great pictures at … Continue reading

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UPDATE: United Way Day of Caring brings over 1,000 volunteers to “live united, solve it together”

United Way Day of Caring brought over 1,000 volunteers to “live united, solve it together” at nonprofits across the Mid-South today! We’re gathering hundreds of photos and stories from kickoff rallies at International Paper, The National Civil Rights Museum, and Fayette … Continue reading

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UW’s Karlisa Kuykindall featured on Make Memphis website

Learn more about Karlisa Kuykindall of our United Way Community Engagement team, who is featured on today’s Make Memphis website blog “The Dean’s List” for her work to engage millennials in our Emerging Leaders Society. The article appears at http://makememphis.org/the-deans-list-karlisa-kuykindall/

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Photo Gallery: Campaign Representatives complete first training stage

We’re so proud of this year’s class of United Way Campaign Representatives for completing the first stage of training and moving on to work with United Way staff in raising resources for the fight against Mid-South poverty. General Campaign Chairman J.W. … Continue reading

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