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UW partnerships: Pathways To Success connecting teens and young men to job opportunities

United Way of the Mid-South is proud to be part of the “My Brother’s Keeper” and Pathways to Success opportunity summit event next Thursday, June 22nd from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The My Brother’s Keeper Alliance national alliance connects … Continue reading

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Partnership with WMC TV raises donations for agencies serving victims of storm relief efforts

Today, United Way of the Mid-South and WMC TV Action News 5 are partnering to raise funds in support of relief efforts due to the storm on May 27. While there were no reported deaths and major injuries, almost 200,000 … Continue reading

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Storm Relief fund supports nonprofits providing help to people impacted by Memorial Day weather disaster

(Memphis, TN Mid-South area)  United Way of the Mid-South and WMC TV 5 are partnering to collect donations for a Storm Relief Fund to help nonprofits providing services to people impacted by storms which ravaged our area over Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Save The Date: Employee Campaign Manager (ECM) Summit, June 21

Attention United Way Employee Campaign Managers and Keyworkers! This year’s ECM Summit will be held June 21 at the University Center on the University of Memphis campus. You can register for the ECM Summit here.

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Reminder: Everyone can use the familywize card to save on prescription medicines

With the changing temperatures and high pollen counts of spring, a lot of people are struggling with allergies, colds, flu, or other illnesses. Purchasing medicines while simultaneously making plans for summer expenses can pressure family budgets, but with the free … Continue reading

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All Women’s panel informs “Dare to Dream – Art of the Side Hustle” speaker series, Thursday, March 16

  The “Dare to Dream: Art of the Side Hustle” speaker series presented by United Way Emerging Leaders continues Thursday, March 16 with an all women’s panel at the American Red Cross, 1399 Madison Avenue in Memphis from 6:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Memphis Mayor and United Way President hold media information event for Free Tax Prep

UPDATE: See WMC TV 5’s coverage of the event here. City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and United Way President and CEO Dr. Kenneth Robinson shared details of how the partnership between the Memphis Public Library’s 2-1-1 help and information … Continue reading

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Reserve your space for Dare 2 Dream! February 23, 2017

UPDATE: Reserve your space now! Dare to Dream February 23, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Holiday Inn / University of Memphis We invite you to join us for Dare to Dream 2017. This exciting reception will serve as the reintroduction … Continue reading

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Volunteer 4 Memphis project honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January 13-16

United Way of the Mid-South, in partnership with Leadership Memphis and Volunteer Memphis, is proud to support “Volunteer 4 Memphis,” a four-day service project bringing our community together with the power of volunteerism in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, … Continue reading

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United Way’s Driving The Dream initiative utilizing the Arizona Self Sufficiency Index

United Way’s Driving The Dream initiative is utilizing the Arizona Self Sufficiency Index. The Index is a reliable and valid measurement tool that helps case managers evaluate people’s level of independence and quality of life across a variety of domains. The resulting … Continue reading

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