Category Archives: Technology

Get ALL your refund | United Way Free Tax Prep sites open Tuesday, January 19 across the Mid-South

Approximately 1 in 4 people who qualify for the Earned Income Tax credit do not claim it because they do not know about it – even though the credit can mean hundreds or possibly thousands of extra dollars for your … Continue reading

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Bank On Memphis helping people access banking with new app

United Way of the Mid-South and other nonprofits are working in cooperation with government and our local banking sector to help citizens without banking accounts through Bank On Memphis. This public-private collaboration encourages Mid-South residents to get a bank account … Continue reading

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United Way and FDIC brings local nonprofit staff together for “Better Financial Life: Agents of Change” symposium

United Way of the Mid-South and the FDIC hosted a “Better Financial Life: Agents of Change” symposium at the United Way offices last Thursday for local nonprofit staff and financial leaders. United Way President / CEO Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson spoke … Continue reading

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United Way Campaign Summit gathers leaders to “solve it together” (photo gallery)

Leaders from organizations across the Mid-South came together on August 28 for the United Way Campaign Summit at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Memphis to learn about our exciting new direction, leadership, and energy. The team of volunteers learned … Continue reading

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FIRST PERSON: Caring for us – United Way Free Tax Prep volunteers go the extra mile to see your taxes are prepared, filed

Why can it seem so complicated to do your own tax preparation at tax time? Does tax jargon on certain withholdings or calculations prove to be too much? Do new items related to health insurance or other changes to the tax code make … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Accredo gives the gift of healing to the Mid-South with $20,000 presentation to United Way

Before the holidays, Accredo helped brighten local spirits with a special gift of $20,000 to help United Way’s work to impact education, financial stability and health for our Mid-South area. Accredo is nation’s largest specialized pharmacy, working with patients individually … Continue reading

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From the Archive: News | United Way grant helps East Arkansas families & individuals receive faster treatment with new medical equipment

Last Friday, The Evening Times in Crittenden County AR reported that doctors and clinical staff helping people with limited financial resources in Crittenden County will be able to get faster information about their patients thanks to a $10,000 grant from … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way of the Mid-South shares information about Community Issues Management during global Community Leaders Conference

During United Way Worldwide’s Community Leaders Conference in Nashville this week, United Way of the Mid-South staff will present a demonstration and explanation of the Community Issues Management system (CIM). United Way of the Mid-South President Bryce Haugsdahl, Vice President … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Nonprofits, disaster organizations, scientists and academia come together to discuss how our community would respond to a major earthquake

What would the ramifications be if an 8.0 earthquake along the New Madrid Fault struck Memphis and the Mid-South region today, and how would we spread the word about safety, food and shelter in the aftermath? Those were the big … Continue reading

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From the Archive: ServiceMaster’s gift of new laptops helps United Way create “Learning Place” for staff

MEDIA ADVISORY When: Wednesday, February 15, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Where: United Way of the Mid-South, 6775 Lenox Center Court, Memphis, TN 38115 What: Donation of 12 new laptop computers to United Way for staff training purposes ServiceMaster’s gift of new laptops helps … Continue reading

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