Category Archives: Day of Caring

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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Photos – United Way Day of Caring unites power of volunteers with nonprofits

Here’s another set of wonderful photos from last Friday’s United Way Day of Caring event, featuring volunteers working at the Mid-South Food Bank and other groups. We’re featuring photos and stories from the event all week.

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Volunteers making a difference through United Way Day of Caring (photos)

All week long we’re sharing photos from Friday’s United Way Day of Caring event with you! Here are more photos from our kickoff rally at International Paper Company, and some photos of volunteers in action at Porter-Leath. (Photos courtesy of United … Continue reading

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More Day of Caring photos! (International Paper rally site)

We have more great Day of Caring photos from our big Friday rally at International Paper Company, where our “selfie frames” were a hit with the huge crowd of volunteers who worked to make the Mid-South an even better place … Continue reading

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Day of Caring photos show fun & volunteerism for the Mid-South

As we mentioned last week, we’re sharing photos and stories from Friday’s United Way Day of Caring all week long on our website. Our thanks to long-time United Way volunteer and Campaign Representative James Alexander for these great pictures at … Continue reading

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UPDATE: United Way Day of Caring brings over 1,000 volunteers to “live united, solve it together”

United Way Day of Caring brought over 1,000 volunteers to “live united, solve it together” at nonprofits across the Mid-South today! We’re gathering hundreds of photos and stories from kickoff rallies at International Paper, The National Civil Rights Museum, and Fayette … Continue reading

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Friday, September 16: United Way Day of Caring begins with 3 local rallies

United Way of the Mid-South kicks off its resource development drive on Friday, September 16 as roughly 1,000 volunteers across the region unite to perform service works at local nonprofits for Day of Caring. This year, United Way expands the … Continue reading

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Register now for Employee Campaign Manager’s Conference, July 27

REGISTER NOW! CLICK HERE! WEDNESDAY, JULY 27 University Center @ University of Memphis United Way Employee Campaign Managers are key in the Mid-South’s battle against poverty. Learn the latest best practices for a “next-level” campaign, see new information materials, & learn … Continue reading

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