Category Archives: Events

More photos! United Way Trunk or Treat, fun for the whole family

We’re thrilled with the success of last weekend’s United Way Trunk or Treat activity at our 1005 Tillman Street headquarters, and we have more fun photos to share taken by United Way Campaign Representative Lisa Starnes. The activity was supported … Continue reading

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United Way Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Photo galleries!)

Be sure to join us at our 1005 Tillman Street headquarters for United Way Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Trunk or treat is a free, open to the public, family-friendly event to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Dr. Kenneth Robinson, United Way President and CEO, is keynote speaker at Leadership Memphis Multicultural Breakfast October 26

United Way President and CEO Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson is the keynote speaker at this year’s Leadership Memphis Multicultural Breakfast presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, International Paper Company, and FedEx. The breakfast will be held at The University … Continue reading

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United Way “Trunk or Treat” Saturday, October 29 – Volunteers needed!

United Way of the Mid-South’s “Trunk or Treat” festival Saturday, October 29 needs volunteers! Last year’s “Trunk or Treat” festival was a tremendous success as area families enjoyed candy giveaways, hamburgers, hotdogs, games, music, face painting, and other fun activities. … Continue reading

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In The News: First day at school made happier for many thanks to United Way / Kroger school supplies drive

The first day of school is always an exciting and anxious time for students, teachers, and parents. WREG News Channel 3 covered the start of the Shelby County Schools year with a report from its news camera team at Ridgeway … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: “Fill The Basket” with Kroger stores a great success

By all accounts, last weekend’s “Fill The Basket” drives at Kroger stores for school supplies was a great success. We’re still gathering inventory reports, and we thank everyone who participated by donating school supplies to help Mid-South students succeed this … 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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Poverty is ‘huge and pervasive problem in Mid-South’ says United Way President and CEO at Comcast leadership luncheon

“Poverty is the reason for the crime and the instability in our urban areas. Poverty in and of itself is never the ideal, the hope or the dream of our citizens here in the Mid-South. The dream is to move … Continue reading

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United Way Emerging Leaders “Young Professionals Summer Social” tonight at Latino Memphis

United Way Emerging Leaders Society will celebrate their Young Professionals Summer Social tonight at Latino Memphis, 6041 Mt. Moriah Rd.  Advance RSVP is required to attend. We’ll share details and photos from the event on the United Way website soon.

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No cost health services available in West Memphis, June 6 – 25

The Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program will provide medical, dental and vision services at no cost to the public Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 25 at the Greyhound Medical Mission located in West Memphis High School’s Lehr Arena, 501 … Continue reading

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