Category Archives: Information Resources

Kevin Woods talks jobs and poverty over coffee with United Way Emerging Leaders at The Office@Uptown (photo gallery)

“Ultimately, you have to own your destiny.” Those were the words of Kevin Woods at “Coffee with Kevin Woods” at The Office@Uptown, 594 N. Second Street last Thursday. The event provided an opportunity for some of Memphis’ young leaders to … Continue reading

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United Way Emerging Leaders presents “Young Entrepreneurs Leading in Memphis” Dec. 3

United Way Emerging Leaders is hosting a conversation among young entrepreneurs in Memphis at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 3 at the American Red Cross of the Mid-South, 1399 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104. A list of panelists appears below. … Continue reading

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Emerging Leaders will enjoy “Coffee with Kevin Woods” Nov. 19

Workforce Investment Network Executive Director Kevin Woods has been invited by United Way Emerging Leaders to speak with a new group of young philanthropists under 40 who support United Way of the Mid-South. We encourage all young professionals to attend … Continue reading

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United Way and FDIC brings local nonprofit staff together for “Better Financial Life: Agents of Change” symposium

United Way of the Mid-South and the FDIC hosted a “Better Financial Life: Agents of Change” symposium at the United Way offices last Thursday for local nonprofit staff and financial leaders. United Way President / CEO Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson spoke … Continue reading

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United Way Campaign Summit gathers leaders to “solve it together” (photo gallery)

Leaders from organizations across the Mid-South came together on August 28 for the United Way Campaign Summit at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Memphis to learn about our exciting new direction, leadership, and energy. The team of volunteers learned … Continue reading

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City, Library, and United Way celebrate 40 years of information and 10 years of 2-1-1 for the Mid-South

City leaders, foundations and nonprofits will celebrate 40 years of providing information to the community and 10 years of the 2-1-1 information and referral service this weekend at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue in Memphis, TN. … Continue reading

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Quick photo: Key volunteers share insights and improvements for training, community support

Yesterday, United Way assembled volunteers from local organizations to learn more about opportunities for companies to support our community and to receive guidance on how we can improve our Employee Campaign Manager training sessions. Employee Campaign Managers are leaders on … Continue reading

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Health Alert: Dangerously high temperatures in the Mid-South this week

As the Mid-South has entered high heat days of summer, Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr. and the Shelby County Office of Preparedness are monitoring weather conditions and will continue to alert the public when dangerously high temperatures are present for our … Continue reading

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Priority Issues / Domestic Violence: Mayor Wharton announces “Memphis Says NO MORE” launch June 25

United Way of the Mid-South and our network of care take active roles in the work to reduce and eliminate domestic violence in our community. While some small evidence of progress is starting to surface, there is still a great … Continue reading

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Free Tax Prep continues Saturday, June 20 & Saturday, June 27 in Covington, TN

United Way’s Free Tax Prep program is still helping people in Tipton County on Saturday, June 20 and Saturday, June 27, by appointment only. Volunteers will be on hand to help with late returns and amended returns at Tipton County … Continue reading

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