Category Archives: Information Resources

Photo Gallery: Youth United Way and UW staff bring help to Books & BBQ literacy & publishing expo

Saturday’s “Books & BBQ” literacy and publishing expo at the Agricenter International brought children, students, and people interested in reading and writing together for a great day of fun and education. Teens in our Youth United Way leadership program and … Continue reading

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Inside Memphis Business interviews United Way President / CEO Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson

The latest edition of Inside Memphis Business magazine highlights United Way President / CEO Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson in its leadership section. Reporter Frank Murtaugh shares details about Dr. Robinson’s early life, the leadership of his parents, his education as … Continue reading

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United Way sponsors activities at Books & BBQ expo Saturday, June 6

Right on the heels of the World Championship BBQ contest in Memphis, a new literacy and publishing expo called “Books & BBQ” is launching at the Agricenter International this weekend, and United Way is taking part. Books & BBQ will … Continue reading

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2-1-1 day (get it?) draws attention to partnership between United Way, Memphis Public Library

February 11 each year is 2-1-1 day (get it?) and we’re proud of our partnership with our friends at Memphis Public Library who answer requests for information on health and human services across the Mid-South area. Nationally, the program has achieved … Continue reading

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FIRST PERSON: Caring for us – United Way Free Tax Prep volunteers go the extra mile to see your taxes are prepared, filed

Why can it seem so complicated to do your own tax preparation at tax time? Does tax jargon on certain withholdings or calculations prove to be too much? Do new items related to health insurance or other changes to the tax code make … 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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From the Archive: United Way sponsors Ruby Payne seminar – local teachers and sector leaders learn more about challenges faced by people in poverty

When Ruby Payne came to the University of Memphis in late March with her message about children and adults transitioning from a life of poverty, she left attendants in the crowded ballroom with one overall theme: There is so much … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Media Release | United Ways from Tennessee speaking with state leaders about pre-kindergarten and funding of critical social services today

United Way advocates for pre-k, honors advocacy leaders, celebrates resolution (NASHVILLE, TN) United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of 39 United Ways in the state, gathers today for its annual Hill Day. The day includes a legislative breakfast at … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way to be recognized with “Light of Hope” award from Shelby County Health Department, Memphis City Schools

United Way of the Mid-South is being recognized with a Light of Hope award by the Shelby County Health Department and Memphis City Schools for its work to increase awareness and understanding in the battle against HIV/AIDS in our community. … Continue reading

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