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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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EVENTS: United Way and FOX13 present Family Focus School Supply Drive Wednesday, July 19

United Way of the Mid-South and FOX13’s Family Focus School Supply Drive will collect donations of school supplies to help students in need at Shelby County Schools on Wednesday, July 19 at Poplar Plaza shopping center at Poplar and Highland … Continue reading

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United Way’s office is closed for Independence Day, July 4

Our office and building are closed Tuesday, July 4, 2017 for Independence Day. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable holiday! We will reopen Wednesday, July 5, 2017 for normal operations. Thank you.

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United Way accepting Citizen Storm Assistance program applications

United Way of the Mid-South is accepting applications for the Citizen Storm Assistance Program through July 31, 2017. Applications may be submitted on-line or in person at community application sites. Call 2-1-1 to get an up-to-date schedule of application sites. … Continue reading

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Storm Relief fund supports nonprofits providing help to people impacted by Memorial Day weather disaster

(Memphis, TN Mid-South area)  United Way of the Mid-South and WMC TV 5 are partnering to collect donations for a Storm Relief Fund to help nonprofits providing services to people impacted by storms which ravaged our area over Memorial Day … Continue reading

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United Way Pavimentó El Camino (United Way Paved The Way)

“We did not speak English nor did we have housing.” In March 2000, Ellen Muñoz started a new chapter in her life by coming to the United States as a young teenager, “which was not only a new country but … Continue reading

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Memphis Mayor and United Way President hold media information event for Free Tax Prep

UPDATE: See WMC TV 5’s coverage of the event here. City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and United Way President and CEO Dr. Kenneth Robinson shared details of how the partnership between the Memphis Public Library’s 2-1-1 help and information … Continue reading

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“Art of the Side Hustle” kicks off new United Way Dare To Dream speaker series January 19

Our special “Dare To Dream” event is February 23, but in the meantime, we hope everyone in our Emerging Leaders society will join us for our new speaker series beginning January 19 (see more below the graphic): The United Way … Continue reading

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