Author Archives: Dave Skorupa

About Dave Skorupa

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

Quick Video: “Live United! Solve It Together!” | Campaign Representative training

United Way Chief Communications and Engagement Officer Lori Spicer Robertson leads our new Campaign Representatives in our “Live United – Solve It Together” cheer during training this week. Campaign Representatives are learning more about the Mid-South and United Way’s fight … Continue reading

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Quick video: The Campaign Representatives are here!

Stephanie Butler, United Way’s Chief Strategy Officer, met with our new class of Campaign Representatives today and provided a glimpse into what the team will learn over the next several months working with United Way staff to generate resources for … Continue reading

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Better Financial Life Agents of Change Gathering September 21 (registration form)

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In The News: First day at school made happier for many thanks to United Way / Kroger school supplies drive

The first day of school is always an exciting and anxious time for students, teachers, and parents. WREG News Channel 3 covered the start of the Shelby County Schools year with a report from its news camera team at Ridgeway … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversations | United Way Emerging Leaders with Ephie Johnson, Thursday, Aug. 11

United Way’s Emerging Leaders (age 40 and under) next “Coffee & Conversations” meeting on Thursday, August 11 features Ephie Johnson speaking on Poverty & The Power Of Relationships: Steps We Can Take To Decrease Poverty In Our Community. The meeting … Continue reading

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In the news: Commercial Appeal editorial recognizes United Way focus on poverty

Today’s editorial in The Commercial Appeal, with the headline “United Way guides nonprofits into its ‘Driving the Dream’ initiative against poverty” recognizes our new focus on Mid-South poverty and the collaborations we are forming to tackle the area’s single largest … Continue reading

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Quick Link: The big story in The Commercial Appeal is about United Way’s focus on poverty

The big story in Sunday’s edition of The Commercial Appeal is about United Way’s focus on Mid-South poverty. Reporter Kevin McKenzie writes about United Way using more resources to address the symptoms and causes of local financial instability, interviewing Dr. Kenneth … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: “Fill The Basket” with Kroger stores a great success

By all accounts, last weekend’s “Fill The Basket” drives at Kroger stores for school supplies was a great success. We’re still gathering inventory reports, and we thank everyone who participated by donating school supplies to help Mid-South students succeed this … Continue reading

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Kroger & United Way collect school supplies with “Fill The Basket” drives, July 16 & 17

Local Kroger stores, Youth United Way, and United Way of the Mid-South are helping provide Mid-South students with the supplies they need to succeed in school on July 16 and 17 with “Fill The Basket” collections at local Kroger stores. … Continue reading

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United Way Day of Action June 21 brings UW staff to Greyhound Medical clinic in West Memphis, AR

Members of the United Way staff will serve as volunteers tomorrow at the Greyhound Medical clinic in West Memphis, AR as part of United Way Worldwide’s Day of Action activities. The clinic provides a large variety of free medical care … Continue reading

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