Category Archives: Allocations

Volunteer Spotlight: Raised in poverty, Charles Everett works with United Way to improve people’s lives

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“I didn’t have the luxuries then that I have now.” Charles Everett, 55, was 9-years-old when his family moved from Mississippi to Tennessee. His parents were sharecroppers, instilling in their children the value of hard work and humility. Charles didn’t … Continue reading

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United Way Pavimentó El Camino (United Way Paved The Way)

“We did not speak English nor did we have housing.” In March 2000, Ellen Muñoz started a new chapter in her life by coming to the United States as a young teenager, “which was not only a new country but … Continue reading

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United Way announces four Catalyst Fund grants supporting collaborative community solutions

One of the most innovative ways United Way of the Mid-South empowers community efforts to improve education, financial stability, and health is through the Catalyst Fund grant, which has provided over $938,000 to support the start-up or expansion of promising community … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way kicks off work in Tunica, MS by celebrating successes with local agencies, volunteers, partners & leaders

United Way held a gathering to celebrate the start of the fundraising season earlier this week in Tunica, MS and to share the news that United Way is investing nearly $99,000 to support partner nonprofit agencies in the county. The … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way distributes over $83,000 to network partners in Tunica County, MS

Health and human service nonprofits working to improve education, financial stability and health in Tunica County, MS will receive a total of more than $83,000 as a result of decisions from United Way of the Mid-South allocations committees. United Way … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Tate County network partners will receive $92,159 from United Way of the Mid-South

Several health and human service nonprofits working to improve education, financial stability and health in Tate County, TN will receive over $92,000 as a result of decisions from United Way of the Mid-South allocations committees. Contributions from organizations and citizens … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way distributes over $117,000 to nonprofits in Tipton County

Health and human service nonprofits working to improve education, financial stability and health in Tipton County, TN will receive $117,690 as a result of decisions from United Way of the Mid-South allocations committees. United Way of the Mid-South has several … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way distributes over $262,000 to nonprofits in Fayette County

Health and human service nonprofits working to improve education, financial stability and health in Fayette County, TN will receive $262,558 as a result of decisions from United Way of the Mid-South allocations committees earlier this year. United Way of the … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Photo gallery | United Way thanks Allocations volunteers during reception last night

Each year, allocations volunteers study agency budgets and community needs and make difficult decisions about direct funding from United Way donors. These funds are used by organizations and programs working to improve local education, financial stability and health across the Mid-South. … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Crittenden County network partners receiving nearly $39,000 from United Way

United Way of the Mid-South has several nonprofit agency partners working in Crittenden County and United Way allocations volunteers have directed nearly $39,000 to help those agencies improve education, income and health. Cindy Greenwood, who leads the Crittenden County allocations committee … Continue reading

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