Category Archives: News

Memphis Mayor and United Way CEO Race with Distorted Vision Goggles to Help More People Escape Poverty

MEMPHIS, TN – On Wednesday, October 18th, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and United Way of the Mid-South President and CEO Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. will compete in a race in conjunction with City of Memphis employees’ United Way campaign. … Continue reading

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United Way Recovery Funds for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

United Way Worldwide has created recovery funds to address the immediate and long-term needs in local communities of the United States and the Caribbean which are affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. United Ways in the areas impacted by these … Continue reading

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Remembering September 11 and uniting to serve after the attacks

United Way Communications Specialist Kirstin Cheers posted a story on Medium this morning sharing the experience of our United Way Director of Communications when the attacks on New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania took place on September 11, 2001. United … Continue reading

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United Way Days of Caring Block Parties and other activities Sept. 11 – 15

UPDATED: See photos and learn about Days of Caring impact results here. “Days of Caring” are days when Mid-South volunteers unite with nonprofits for service and activities that impact lives across our area. We’re still recruiting volunteers for this year’s … Continue reading

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MLGW hosts golf tournament for United Way (registration form attached)

Register for the MLGW United Way Charity Golf Tournament with this form or by using the information at the bottom of the announcement below. Our thanks to the generous people of MLGW for making this tournament possible!

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In The News: DeSoto Times Tribune highlights United Way work in DeSoto County

The DeSoto Times-Tribune has published a story highlighting United Way’s work in DeSoto County, with an emphasis on our upcoming Days of Caring kickoff event this weekend at The Farmer’s Market in Hernando. You can read the story on their … Continue reading

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United Way of Houston establishes fund for flood relief

Our friends at United Way of Houston have a fund to help with the immediate and long-term relief efforts people are facing due to the devastating floods. Click on the link below to learn more. https://www.unitedwayhouston.org/flood

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

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Kendra Scott at Saddle Creek’s “Kendra Gives Back” party for United Way, Tuesday, September 12

The Kendra Scott store at Saddle Creek (7515 Poplar Avenue in Germantown, TN) is holding a special sale party with 20% of proceeds benefitting United Way of the Mid-South on Tuesday, September 12 from 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. The fine … Continue reading

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United Way President & CEO Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. provides guest editorial for The Commercial Appeal

United Way President & CEO Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. provided a guest editorial for The Commercial Appeal newspaper highlighting his insights into the fight against poverty and the importance of our Driving The Dream initiative. The editorial was featured … Continue reading

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