Category Archives: News

Volunteer 4 Memphis project honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January 13-16

United Way of the Mid-South, in partnership with Leadership Memphis and Volunteer Memphis, is proud to support “Volunteer 4 Memphis,” a four-day service project bringing our community together with the power of volunteerism in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, … Continue reading

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Support United Way on #GivingTuesday, November 29, 2016

a.) Black Friday – Shopping b.) Small Business Saturday – Shopping local c.) Cyber Monday – Shopping online d.) #GivingTuesday – GIVING! Make a difference that helps the Mid-South – support United Way on #GivingTuesday Tuesday, November 29, 2016 is … Continue reading

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United Way Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Photo galleries!)

Be sure to join us at our 1005 Tillman Street headquarters for United Way Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Trunk or treat is a free, open to the public, family-friendly event to celebrate the … Continue reading

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United Way and City of Memphis launch ‘Make the Right Call’ campaign to reduce 9-1-1 volume

Each year, around 30 percent of the 9-1-1 call volume in Memphis is non-emergency and does not require immediate assistance. In cases of crises only, like life-threatening emergencies or crimes in progress, residents should call 9-1-1 for immediate police, fire … Continue reading

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Dr. Kenneth Robinson, United Way President and CEO, is keynote speaker at Leadership Memphis Multicultural Breakfast October 26

United Way President and CEO Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson is the keynote speaker at this year’s Leadership Memphis Multicultural Breakfast presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, International Paper Company, and FedEx. The breakfast will be held at The University … Continue reading

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United Way honored by Memphis Child Advocacy Center with James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award

United Way of the Mid-South was selected at the Memphis Child Advocacy Center’s Honor’s Day Celebration as the recipient of the James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award, which honors a community member whose efforts in Shelby County demonstrate strong commitment to protecting … Continue reading

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In the news: Crye Leike cooking up something sweet for United Way in The Germantown News

Crye-Leike Real Estate Services is raising resources for United Way of the Mid-South and you can read all about it in The Germantown News! Tomorrow, real estate agents of Crye-Leike Real Estate Services’ Germantown-Poplar branch office will take over The … Continue reading

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UPDATE: United Way Day of Caring brings over 1,000 volunteers to “live united, solve it together”

United Way Day of Caring brought over 1,000 volunteers to “live united, solve it together” at nonprofits across the Mid-South today! We’re gathering hundreds of photos and stories from kickoff rallies at International Paper, The National Civil Rights Museum, and Fayette … Continue reading

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In The News: First day at school made happier for many thanks to United Way / Kroger school supplies drive

The first day of school is always an exciting and anxious time for students, teachers, and parents. WREG News Channel 3 covered the start of the Shelby County Schools year with a report from its news camera team at Ridgeway … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversations | United Way Emerging Leaders with Ephie Johnson, Thursday, Aug. 11

United Way’s Emerging Leaders (age 40 and under) next “Coffee & Conversations” meeting on Thursday, August 11 features Ephie Johnson speaking on Poverty & The Power Of Relationships: Steps We Can Take To Decrease Poverty In Our Community. The meeting … Continue reading

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