Category Archives: Partner Agencies

From the Archive: United Way participating in Lauderdale County Health and Heritage Day, May 16

United Way of the Mid-South is participating in the 21st Annual Health & Heritage Day Friday, May 16, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Lauderdale County Commission on Aging at 605 Airport St., Halls, TN. Continue reading

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From the Archive: G. Bradley Wanzer Jr. Award for Excellence presented to Healing Hearts CAC

United Way of the Mid-South has awarded Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center with the highest honor it can give to a partner agency with the presentation of the prestigious United Way of the Mid-South 2014 G. Bradley Wanzer, Jr. Award … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Unable to speak at age six with a cleft palate, United Way staff member Nakisha Coffey is now a voice for our common good

Nakisha Coffey shocked many of her coworkers at United Way of the Mid-South earlier this year when she shared that as a child, United Way had helped her in overcoming a cleft palate condition. Cleft palate is a condition that … Continue reading

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From the Archive: “Cotney Cottage” brings two United Way partners together for healthier housing

Earlier this week two United Way network partner agencies joined forces to open a new cottage, specially-designed for people with medical needs. Meritan and United Housing, Inc. joined forces to create the Deborah Cotney Cottage. The cottage is a medical … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way kicks off work in Tunica, MS by celebrating successes with local agencies, volunteers, partners & leaders

United Way held a gathering to celebrate the start of the fundraising season earlier this week in Tunica, MS and to share the news that United Way is investing nearly $99,000 to support partner nonprofit agencies in the county. The … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Local volunteers speak about United Way Day of Caring experiences

United Way’s Day of Caring event is an annual celebration of the power volunteers provide for our area’s nonprofit sector, working with agencies that improve life for our community. Whether it’s demanding yet satisfying work projects that beautify landscaping on … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Planning | United Way staff hears from Tunica County representatives during Community Conversations

United Way of the Mid-South staff met with network partner agency representatives in Tunica County, MS recently for a Community Conversation, listening to feedback about thoughts and aspirations for improving life for people in Tunica. As part of United Way’s … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Health | UW blood drive on May 22nd for network partner American Red Cross

At United Way we’re always happy when volunteers roll up their sleeves and get involved. On Wednesday, May 22, volunteers will be rolling up sleeves to take save lives as part of our blood donation drive. United Way of the … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Congressman Cohen meets with United Way leaders, partner nonprofit agencies, to discuss federal funding

Earlier this month Congressman Steve Cohen (Tennessee 9th District) met with United Way volunteers and staff, as well as representatives from partner nonprofit agencies in midtown Memphis to discuss a proposed 5% cut (which he does not support) in federal funding. Cohen … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Binghampton Development Corporation honored with United Way G. Bradley Wanzer Jr. Award For Excellence

United Way awarded the Binghampton Development Corporation with the highest honor it can give to a partner agency last week with the presentation of the prestigious United Way of the Mid-South G. Bradley Wanzer, Jr. Award for Excellence during the Campaign Celebration … Continue reading

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