Category Archives: Archive

From the Archive: United Way Worldwide video shares the focus of our global network

A short YouTube video from our friends at United Way Worldwide shares the focus of our global network to improve education, financial stability and health. (Note: Clicking the image above will take you to United Way Worldwide’s YouTube site. You can … Continue reading

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From the Archive: ServiceMaster’s leadership breakfast educates, celebrates rises in support (photos)

ServiceMaster makes it a point to educate givers about the tremendous good United Way’s network accomplishes for local citizens during its leadership breakfast Continue reading

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From the Archive: Memphis listed as second “most generous” major metropolitan area in new study

A study of IRS data by The Chronicle of Philanthropy finds Memphis is the second most generous major city in the nation. The publication announced its findings earlier this week in its “How America Gives” report. The Chronicle noted “Of the 50 largest metropolitan … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way on TV: College / Career seminar October 18 takes center stage at Live at Nine on WREG News 3

Our College / Career readiness seminar October 18 was the topic of conversation during WREG News Channel 3’s “Live at Nine” broadcast yesterday morning. Youth United Way Director Clint Anderson shared details about the event, and why it’s so important for students … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Bar-Kays announce big 50th anniversary concert December 4 will benefit United Way

The Bar-Kays announced their upcoming 50th anniversary celebration concert will benefit United Way of the Mid-South. Bar-Kays performers James Alexander and Larry Dotson met with United Way staff and volunteers during the organization’s in-house campaign results meeting yesterday and shared … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Photos | Valero helps United Way with outdoor carnival

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When Valero throws a United Way fundraising event, employees go all the way to make it fun, exciting and yes, filling. Recently, Valero held an outdoor carnival to help raise money for United Way. The carnival included cook-offs (with some … Continue reading

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From the Archive: PRIORITIES – The effects of domestic violence on our children (guest column)

(Editor’s note: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is the Mid-South’s number one violent crime problem, and it is also one of United Way’s top community priorities. Barbara King is the Executive Director of the Exchange Club … Continue reading

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From the Archive: College Readiness Seminar planned for Sat., Oct. 18 at Rhodes College

A half-day College Readiness Seminar at Rhodes College on Saturday, October 18 for graduating high school students will help teens prepare for the demands of college and the developmental process that takes place through college life. Continue reading

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From the Archive: Photo gallery | More from our Day of Caring 2014 kickoff!

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People are still talking about last week’s United Way of the Mid-South Day of Caring campaign kickoff celebration. With mayors Wharton and Luttrell, our emcee Rick Trotter (voice of the FedEx Forum Memphis Grizzlies games), the fantastic Tennessee State University … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Photos | FedEx gifts & volunteers making an impact at United Way Day of Caring

We have a great selection of photos from Friday’s United Way Day of Caring event, and we’ll be sharing them over the next few weeks. FedEx played a major role in our United Way Day of Caring event, from hundreds … Continue reading

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