Category Archives: Education

‘Legacy of Service’ saluted at Youth United Way annual recognition banquet Wednesday, May 6

Youth United Way Leadership Program is asking all member teens and their families to mark Wednesday, May 6, 2015 on their calendars and schedules for this year’s recognition banquet, which celebrates youth service. The recognition banquet is one of the … Continue reading

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United Way organizations across Tennessee visiting the state capitol for a “Day On The Hill”

UNITED WAY SUPPORTS PRE-K, ACADEMIC STANDARDS, AND AFTERSCHOOL United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of 38 United Ways in the state, today gathers for its Day on the Hill to support preservation of funding for Pre-K classrooms, K-12 standards, … Continue reading

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Video and photos: Youth United Way brings Shoebox Christmas joy to young children

Yesterday’s fantastic Youth United Way “Shoebox Christmas” project brought smiles and laughter from the children at A.B. Hill Elementary yesterday as over 320 boxes filled with gifts were distributed to every student in the school in grades Pre-K to 5. Video and photos are … Continue reading

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GlaxoSmithKline holds first annual GSK Day to help United Way network & other local nonprofits

GlaxoSmithKline knows how to focus on a job. The science-led global healthcare company recently shut down its normal operations for an entire work day so employees could visit United Way network agencies and other local nonprofit partners to serve as … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way on TV (part one) College / Career Readiness seminar on WHBQ FOX13

Earlier today Youth United Way Director Clint Anderson appeared on WHBQ FOX13’s “Good Morning Memphis” program to share details about this weekend’s College / Career Readiness seminar. You can watch the interview above, or see the clip on our YouTube channel.

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From the Archive: College Readiness Seminar planned for Sat., Oct. 18 at Rhodes College

A half-day College Readiness Seminar at Rhodes College on Saturday, October 18 for graduating high school students will help teens prepare for the demands of college and the developmental process that takes place through college life. Continue reading

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From the Archive: Raymond James & United Way join forces to help teachers and students with classroom essentials

Crippled by budget cuts and a lack of funding, some Shelby County schools are facing shortages of school supplies. Teaching can be a challenge if teachers don’t have the needed materials, or have to spend from their own pockets to … Continue reading

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From the Archive: 3 counties create 1 big “Fill The Bus” donation day for August 2

United Way and local partners are teaming to create Fill The Bus locations in Walmart parking lots on Saturday, August 2 in Oakland TN, Ripley TN and Covington TN. Continue reading

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From the Archive: UPS chooses Memphis & United Way of the Mid-South for third grade reading partnership

UPS has identified Memphis as a key community for its work with the Campaign for Grade Level Reading and has selected United Way of the Mid-South as a recipient of corporate funding to help increase the number of local children … Continue reading

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From the Archive: NEWS | Strive Mid-South & Seeding Success Partnership highlighted in Commercial Appeal

Strive Mid-South and the Seeding Success Partnership are still very young programs, but their potential for a big impact on Mid-South education is already getting our community’s attention in a recent article in The Commercial Appeal. Continue reading

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