Category Archives: Information Resources

Credit building workshop at United Way, Wednesday September 20, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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United Way accepting Citizen Storm Assistance program applications

United Way of the Mid-South is accepting applications for the Citizen Storm Assistance Program through July 31, 2017. Applications may be submitted on-line or in person at community application sites. Call 2-1-1 to get an up-to-date schedule of application sites. … Continue reading

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Reminder: Everyone can use the familywize card to save on prescription medicines

With the changing temperatures and high pollen counts of spring, a lot of people are struggling with allergies, colds, flu, or other illnesses. Purchasing medicines while simultaneously making plans for summer expenses can pressure family budgets, but with the free … 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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“Art of the Side Hustle” kicks off new United Way Dare To Dream speaker series January 19

Our special “Dare To Dream” event is February 23, but in the meantime, we hope everyone in our Emerging Leaders society will join us for our new speaker series beginning January 19 (see more below the graphic): The United Way … Continue reading

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Better Financial Life Agents of Change Gathering September 21 (registration form)

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Coffee & Conversations | United Way Emerging Leaders with Ephie Johnson, Thursday, Aug. 11

United Way’s Emerging Leaders (age 40 and under) next “Coffee & Conversations” meeting on Thursday, August 11 features Ephie Johnson speaking on Poverty & The Power Of Relationships: Steps We Can Take To Decrease Poverty In Our Community. The meeting … Continue reading

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News and other items

United Way’s focus on Mid-South poverty through our “Driving The Dream” initiative is receiving widespread support and interest. See these articles from Mid-South newspapers:  Memphis-based United Way leverages funding to target poverty Commercial Appeal Editorial: United Way guides nonprofits into its ‘Driving the … 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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Day of Action brings United Way staff and U.S. military together to make a difference with free health services

United Way of the Mid-South staff celebrated the worldwide United Way Day of Action last week, working alongside members of the U.S. military operating the Greyhound Medical outreach program at Lehr Arena at West Memphis High School. Personnel from the … Continue reading

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