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Join us for United Way Trunk or Treat on Tillman Street October 28

  United Way Trunk or Treat on Tillman Street is back, Saturday, October 28 at United Way Plaza (1005 Tillman Street) from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join us at this family-friendly festival where children can safely trick-or-treat from the … Continue reading

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United Way Recovery Funds for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

United Way Worldwide has created recovery funds to address the immediate and long-term needs in local communities of the United States and the Caribbean which are affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. United Ways in the areas impacted by these … Continue reading

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Remembering September 11 and uniting to serve after the attacks

United Way Communications Specialist Kirstin Cheers posted a story on Medium this morning sharing the experience of our United Way Director of Communications when the attacks on New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania took place on September 11, 2001. United … Continue reading

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United Way Days of Caring Block Parties and other activities Sept. 11 – 15

UPDATED: See photos and learn about Days of Caring impact results here. “Days of Caring” are days when Mid-South volunteers unite with nonprofits for service and activities that impact lives across our area. We’re still recruiting volunteers for this year’s … Continue reading

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In The News: DeSoto Times Tribune highlights United Way work in DeSoto County

The DeSoto Times-Tribune has published a story highlighting United Way’s work in DeSoto County, with an emphasis on our upcoming Days of Caring kickoff event this weekend at The Farmer’s Market in Hernando. You can read the story on their … Continue reading

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United Way of Houston establishes fund for flood relief

Our friends at United Way of Houston have a fund to help with the immediate and long-term relief efforts people are facing due to the devastating floods. Click on the link below to learn more. https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/flood

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Credit building workshop at United Way, Wednesday September 20, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Kendra Scott at Saddle Creek’s “Kendra Gives Back” party for United Way, Tuesday, September 12

The Kendra Scott store at Saddle Creek (7515 Poplar Avenue in Germantown, TN) is holding a special sale party with 20% of proceeds benefitting United Way of the Mid-South on Tuesday, September 12 from 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. The fine … Continue reading

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United Way President & CEO Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. provides guest editorial for The Commercial Appeal

United Way President & CEO Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. provided a guest editorial for The Commercial Appeal newspaper highlighting his insights into the fight against poverty and the importance of our Driving The Dream initiative. The editorial was featured … Continue reading

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United Way of the Mid-South Catalyst Fund accepting letters of interest through September 15

Attention nonprofit agency executives & community collaborators: The United Way of the Mid-South Catalyst Fund supports collaborative community solutions to tough Mid-South issues. Letters of Interest in Catalyst funding will be accepted from community collaborations seeking funding through September 15, 2017. Click here for Catalyst Fund Guidelines for funding with … Continue reading

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