Category Archives: Events

United Way officer provides guest editorial on poverty for The Commercial Appeal

The Commercial Appeal featured a guest editorial “Uniting to fight generational poverty in Memphis” by Lori Spicer Robertson, United Way’s Chief Communications and Engagement Officer. Robertson shared details about the constructive dialogue at the “Feast of Dreams” last week, as well … Continue reading

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“Rip The Runway” MLGW fashion show to benefit United Way, Sunday, Dec. 17

“Rip the Runway”, a charity fashion show with vendor expo and shopping benefiting United Way presented by MLGW employees will take place at The Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis, 3700 Central Avenue on Sunday, December 17 beginning at … Continue reading

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Pull Up A Chair: United Way Offers A Seat at its Own Table at “Feast of Dreams”

Tonight (December 7, 2017), United Way of the Mid-South is hosting our first foray of a round-table called the Feast of Dreams. At this innovative-solutions dinner, we have invited a cross-section of leaders – faith, business, young professionals, educators, health … Continue reading

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Trunk or Treat creates a great impact for visitors, neighborhood

United Way’s Trunk or Treat event created a wonderful impact for visitors and our local neighborhood. See the graphic below for a list of sponsors, partners, and contributors who helped us make a difference!  

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Memphis Mayor and United Way CEO Race with Distorted Vision Goggles to Help More People Escape Poverty

MEMPHIS, TN – On Wednesday, October 18th, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and United Way of the Mid-South President and CEO Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. will compete in a race in conjunction with City of Memphis employees’ United Way campaign. … Continue reading

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Join us for United Way Trunk or Treat on Tillman Street October 28

  United Way Trunk or Treat on Tillman Street is back, Saturday, October 28 at United Way Plaza (1005 Tillman Street) from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join us at this family-friendly festival where children can safely trick-or-treat from the … 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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MLGW hosts golf tournament for United Way (registration form attached)

Register for the MLGW United Way Charity Golf Tournament with this form or by using the information at the bottom of the announcement below. Our thanks to the generous people of MLGW for making this tournament possible!

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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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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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