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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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EVENTS: Driving The Dream Town Hall, Tuesday, August 15

Purchase tickets to United Way’s Driving The Dream Town Hall event As Memphis prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., United Way of the Mid-South CEO and President Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson … Continue reading

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Public Notice: Emergency Food & Shelter Grants Funds Available (Crittenden County, AR & Shelby County, TN)

Emergency Food and Shelter Grant Funds Available: Shelby County Shelby County will receive $450,141 in Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds earmarked for 501 (c)(3) agencies to supplement emergency food and shelter services in Shelby County. EFSP funds are Federal … Continue reading

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EVENTS: United Way and FOX13 present Family Focus School Supply Drive Wednesday, July 19

United Way of the Mid-South and FOX13’s Family Focus School Supply Drive will collect donations of school supplies to help students in need at Shelby County Schools on Wednesday, July 19 at Poplar Plaza shopping center at Poplar and Highland … Continue reading

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United Way’s office is closed for Independence Day, July 4

Our office and building are closed Tuesday, July 4, 2017 for Independence Day. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable holiday! We will reopen Wednesday, July 5, 2017 for normal operations. Thank you.

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Making a difference: Campaign Representatives

During our busy resource development season, United Way is only able to achieve great results keep our overhead low because of people and organizations helping our Campaign Representative Program. Campaign Representatives work alongside the United Way staff to generate critical … Continue reading

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