Category Archives: Health

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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Medtronic Spinal African Descent Network Honors 2015 Trailblazer, Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D.

(MEMPHIS, TN) Medtronic Spinal’s chapter of the African Descent Network will award Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. with its inaugural Trailblazer Honor today. Dr. Robinson is Pastor of St. Andrew AME Church and the first African-American President/CEO of United Way … Continue reading

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“Healthy Signs” – Signs your organization can use for improving health outcomes

United Way is committed to creating better health outcomes for the Mid-South area as part of our top community priorities work. We’re partnering with the Healthier Tennessee Workplace initiative launched by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, and … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way of the Mid-South recognized as a “Healthier Tennessee Workplace” by Governor’s Foundation

United Way of the Mid-South was recognized as a Healthier Tennessee Workplace by the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness last week. Continue reading

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From the Archive: Cooler days ahead for Lauderdale family thanks to United Way / Wal Mart partnership

A family on a limited income and children faced a rough summer with no air conditioning in the home, but thanks to United Way connections in Lauderdale County and the generosity of Wal-Mart, they have a window unit to provide comfort for this summer’s … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way, FamilyWize partnership in Mid-South saves citizens over $2.84 million on medications

United Way and FamilyWize are helping Mid-Southerners pay less for prescription medications, saving local citizens over $2.84 million Continue reading

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From the Archive: Combating Hunger | National Food Drive tomorrow brings NALC, United Way system together to collect food

United Way encourages you to give food items to one of the nation’s largest drives combating hunger in America – the National Food Drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers. The United Way network is partnering with the … Continue reading

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From the Archive: FedEx 5K Fun Run/Walk brings community together for race, fun Sept. 15

Sunday, September 15 at 2:30 p.m. an army of runners and walkers will take off at Shelby Farms to raise awareness and resources for United Way’s work of improving education, financial stability and health across the Mid-South! The FedEx 5K … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way & area partners present information sessions on the Affordable Care Act (July 10 & 19)

United Way of the Mid-South, in partnership with Tennessee Health Care Campaign and Meritan will host information sessions about the Affordable Care Act. Over the last twenty years, paying health insurance premiums and other health bills have become harder and … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way sponsors workshops to help organizations respond to domestic violence among employees May 30, June 27

United Way of the Mid-South’s network of partners works to reduce domestic violence in our community in many ways, including the use of education and awareness efforts. Domestic violence isn’t a “private matter” that stays in a person’s home when … Continue reading

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