Category Archives: Events

EVENTS: United Way and FOX13 present Family Focus School Supply Drive Wednesday, July 19

United Way of the Mid-South and FOX13’s Family Focus School Supply Drive will collect donations of school supplies to help students in need at Shelby County Schools on Wednesday, July 19 at Poplar Plaza shopping center at Poplar and Highland … Continue reading

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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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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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“Dare to Dream” relaunches United Way for greater impact on Mid-South poverty (with photos)

Last night’s Dare to Dream event was a wonderful success, with roughly 550 people joining United Way for an evening that relaunches the organization in the battle against Mid-South poverty. The Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis ballroom was … 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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Reminder: #GivingTuesday, November 29, 2016

Today is #GivingTuesday ! a.) Black Friday – Shopping b.) Small Business Saturday – Shopping local c.) Cyber Monday – Shopping online d.) #GivingTuesday – GIVING! Join us in the fight against Mid-South poverty. Make a difference that helps us all … Continue reading

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