Category Archives: United Way Worldwide

From the Archive: News | United Way is recognized as America’s largest charity and Top 5 “All-Star” efficiency by Forbes

The United Way system has once again topped the Forbes list for largest charity in the United States and has been recognized for its efficiency in a new report. Forbes recognized that United Way is receiving a larger total in … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Number of “disconnected youth” reaches 6.7 million, need for tutors and mentors is crucial

One in six young people between ages 16 and 24 years old are unattached to school in America. This means approximately 6.7 million are currently “disconnected” youth. There are approximately 3.4 million young people who are “chronically disconnected,” having no … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way Worldwide celebrates Day of Action and 125th anniversary of United Way movement with events in Washington, DC and New York City

Yesterday’s United Way Day of Action was a great success here in the Mid-South (see yesterday’s and this morning’s updates) and the story was similar for our friends at United Way Worldwide who celebrated the 125th anniversary of the United … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Photo Gallery | NBA Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins and more leaders participate in United Way Day of Action and Raise Your Hand, TN today

NBA Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins and additional local leaders spent this morning reading to children and encouraging more people to volunteer as mentors and tutors to local youth. Hollins and the volunteer leaders are participating in United Way’s … Continue reading

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From the Archive: In The News | Story at “Fast Company” features United Way Worldwide

A recent article at Fast Company features a story about the transformation of the United Way system, focusing on changes at United Way Worldwide. The article features an interview with Barry Salzberg, Chairman of United Way Worldwide Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Eric Glaser, United Way Worldwide Director of Field Capacity Building, meets with local United Way staff

United Way of the Mid-South constantly seeks input from nonprofit sector thought leaders in our work to improve people’s lives by mobilizing community resources to impact education, financial stability and health. United Way Worldwide’s Director of Field Capacity Building, Eric … 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: United Way of the Mid-South part of health care presentation at United Way Worldwide Conference this week

United Way of the Mid-South is heavily involved in a presentation on establishing and aligning with a city and county health care infrastructure that will be shared with representatives of United Way organizations across the globe later this week. The … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way movement celebrates 125 years of improving lives and communities in 2012-2013

This year, the United Way movement across the globe celebrates 125 years of improving lives and communities. In the late 1880s in Denver, Colorado religious leaders recognized that raising funds for charitable needs and addressing city welfare issues would be … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way Worldwide President & CEO speaks to Senate Committee on Finance on charitable giving

Brian Gallagher, President and CEO of United Way Worldwide, spoke to the United States Senate Committee on Finance yesterday about the need for Congress to avoid changes to tax laws that may result in reduced giving to charities. The proposals under consideration would … Continue reading

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