Author Archives: Dave Skorupa

About Dave Skorupa

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

Quick Link: Broadcast of LPBC interview with Dr. Robinson

You can hear Jeremy Park’s interview with United Way President & CEO Dr. Kenneth Robinson for the Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club program on AM600 online, using the link below. Copy and paste into your browser – you will leave our … Continue reading

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Hear United Way President & CEO Dr. Robinson on AM600 this weekend

AM600’s Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club radio show will feature an interview with United Way President and CEO, Dr. Kenneth Robinson, during broadcasts this weekend. Air times on AM600: Saturday, June 18 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 19 | … Continue reading

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Quick Photo: Key volunteers sharing “best practices” at United Way HQ today

Key volunteers including Employee Campaign Managers who lead United Way drives at workplaces across the Mid-South are meeting at our office this morning to discuss “best practices” in spreading awareness and raising resources for United Way & our work. Our … Continue reading

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Impacting Poverty: United Way’s poverty strategy featured in two-page spread in Memphis magazine

The latest edition of Memphis magazine (June 2016) provides a two-page spread featuring United Way’s new strategy to impact Mid-South poverty and move more people into lives of greater financial self-sufficiency. The spread, entitled “Driving The Dream,” shares details about United … Continue reading

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No cost health services available in West Memphis, June 6 – 25

The Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program will provide medical, dental and vision services at no cost to the public Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 25 at the Greyhound Medical Mission located in West Memphis High School’s Lehr Arena, 501 … Continue reading

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Welcome guests for the United Way Regional Southeast Conference, May 31 – June 2

United Way of the Mid-South welcomes representatives from our fellow United Way organizations across the region to Memphis, TN for the United Way Southeast Regional Conference this week. The conference brings United Ways together for best practices, new system-wide information, … Continue reading

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Thanking Mid-South organizations for a great year of supporting United Way!

United Way wants to say “Thank You” for everything you’ve done to help our work to impact education, financial stability, and health across our 8-county Mid-South region. Thousands of people working as United Way volunteers in hundreds of companies contributed … Continue reading

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Feedback: Replies to the poverty questions (texting exercise) at our Annual Luncheon

[Originally published 4/15/16] During United Way President & CEO Dr. Kenneth Robinson’s address at our Annual Luncheon on Tuesday at The Peabody in Memphis, he asked attendees to help inform our process in responding to local poverty by answering four … Continue reading

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Extended United Way Free Tax Prep service offered May 3 thru June 25

Special circumstances can mean an individual or family needs to amend or file taxes later than the normal IRS April deadline. For cases like these, United Way Free Tax Prep is offering extended FREE tax prep and filing services from … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Our friends at Shelby County Preparedness are reminding the Mid-South that this is Severe Weather Preparedness Week, encouraging citizens to take steps now to make sure they are ready in case severe weather hits our region.Local media sources have provided … Continue reading

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