Category Archives: Fund Raising

“Walk United” brings MLGW & local volunteers together for United Way

“Walk United,” MLGW’s downtown walking activity to raise awareness and resources for United Way, took place last Saturday. MLGW employees, United Way staff, Youth United Way leadership program teens and local volunteers came together for a brisk walk along the … Continue reading

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Get ready to “Walk United” and help the Mid-South, thanks to MLGW!

Did you know you can help improve education, financial stability and health across the Mid-South just by walking? That’s right – on Saturday, June 20th you can join MLGW and United Way in “Walk United,” a beautiful morning stroll through … Continue reading

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Quick Photo: Bar-Kays 50th Anniversary Gala benefiting United Way

Here’s a shot of the legendary Bar-Kays at the pre-concert party at the Hard Rock Cafe in Memphis, TN. United Way benefited from concert proceeds, and Bar-Kays peformer James Alexander (with microphone) is a champion United Way volunteer, having served … Continue reading

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Photo gallery: Brother Industries holds breakfast meeting for United Way drive

Yesterday Brother Industries held a United Way breakfast meeting to show support for the 2014-15 drive, bringing its fundraising team together to show support for improving local education, financial stability and health. United Way counties manager Rosa Potts took photos of all … Continue reading

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From the Archive: “All on the same team” – City of Memphis employees work together for United Way campaign

City of Memphis employees held a United Way campaign kickoff outside at City Hall plaza downtown, as dignitaries and city employees gathered to work together to help our community. George Little, Chief Administrative Officer and coordinator for the city’s United Way drive … Continue reading

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From the Archive: New United Way campaign at TruGreen sets lofty goal and provides generous corporate match

TruGreen employees who choose to give to United Way have a great partner in increasing the impact of their giving – the very company where they work! TruGreen company has pledged to provide a 50 cents on the dollar match … Continue reading

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From the Archive: First Tennessee kicks off United Way campaign with high participation, awareness

First Tennessee and FTN Financial are consistently in the top giving organizations supporting United Way’s work to improve local education, financial stability and health. The financial center launched its United Way fundraising drive earlier this month. Continue reading

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From the Archive: FedEx brings a generous check as partial contribution to United Way fundraising effort

Nicole Thomas, Communications Specialist, Global Citizenship with FedEx brought an $80,000 check to United Way offices earlier this week. FedEx is the single largest employee and corporate campaign in United Way’s drive to collect resources for improving education, financial stability … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Fred’s, Inc. expands number of stores conducting United Way drives for 2013-14

Fred’s, Inc. has increased the number of stores running fundraising drives for United Way of the Mid-South. Thirteen stores in Tennessee and Arkansas will be taking part in the 2013-14 United Way campaign drive. United Way is grateful to all … Continue reading

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From the Archive: American Snuff Company, LLC joins United Way drive with check presentation

United Way of the Mid-South received a generous $7,500 check from American Snuff Company, LLC earlier this week to support our work to improve local education, financial stability and health. Gene Crain, Senior Director of Manufacturing and Clayton Griffin, Senior … Continue reading

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