Category Archives: Archive

From the Archive: United Way & UW Free Tax Prep program are featured on WYPL TV18 through January

United Way and the Free Tax Prep program’s work to improve local financial stability are featured all month on WYPL TV 18 and the Memphis Makers program. Memphis Makers is featured numerous times each week through the month of January. A listing … Continue reading

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From the Archive: “All on the same team” – City of Memphis employees work together for United Way campaign

City of Memphis employees held a United Way campaign kickoff outside at City Hall plaza downtown, as dignitaries and city employees gathered to work together to help our community. George Little, Chief Administrative Officer and coordinator for the city’s United Way drive … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Pins for Pennies hits big 10 year milestone, will celebrate with November 16 event

Pins for Pennies, an annual fundraiser for our Youth United Way Leadership Program, celebrates its tenth anniversary with a great afternoon of bowling at Cordova Bowling Center, 7945 Club Center Drive on Sunday, November 16. The event has seen steady growth in … Continue reading

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From the Archive: MLGW basketball tournament provides great entertainment with proceeds going to United Way

The Memphis Light Gas and Water basketball tournament at Penny Hardaway’s FastBreak Courts was held last weekend, with proceeds going to United Way. The competition was reportedly fierce, with games going down to the wire, often decided by 2 or 3 … Continue reading

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From the Archive: New United Way campaign at TruGreen sets lofty goal and provides generous corporate match

TruGreen employees who choose to give to United Way have a great partner in increasing the impact of their giving – the very company where they work! TruGreen company has pledged to provide a 50 cents on the dollar match … Continue reading

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From the Archive: The Commercial Appeal helps United Way reach the Mid-South

Since September our friends at The Commercial Appeal have helped us reach our community through special messages in Sunday editions of the area’s largest newspaper. These quarter page bulletins have given us a larger voice to speak to the Mid-South … Continue reading

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From the Archive: First Tennessee kicks off United Way campaign with high participation, awareness

First Tennessee and FTN Financial are consistently in the top giving organizations supporting United Way’s work to improve local education, financial stability and health. The financial center launched its United Way fundraising drive earlier this month. Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way in the News: United Ways of Tennessee “Lights on for Afterschool” day helps launch the Tennessee Afterschool Network

The Tennessee Afterschool Network is a new initiative to raise awareness of the need for expanded afterschool programs. The initiative is sponsored by United Ways of Tennessee and other partners working together to advocate for the needs of children. Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way on TV (part two): Early morning coverage of UW College / Career Readiness seminar

Last Saturday United Way was very happy to share an early-morning message with viewers of WHBQ FOX13 Memphis to promote our College / Career Readiness seminar at Rhodes College. The event was produced by our Youth United Way Leadership Program.

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From the Archive: United Way on TV (part one) College / Career Readiness seminar on WHBQ FOX13

Earlier today Youth United Way Director Clint Anderson appeared on WHBQ FOX13’s “Good Morning Memphis” program to share details about this weekend’s College / Career Readiness seminar. You can watch the interview above, or see the clip on our YouTube channel.

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