Category Archives: Volunteers

Photo Gallery: “Fill The Basket” with Kroger stores a great success

By all accounts, last weekend’s “Fill The Basket” drives at Kroger stores for school supplies was a great success. We’re still gathering inventory reports, and we thank everyone who participated by donating school supplies to help Mid-South students succeed this … Continue reading

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Register now for Employee Campaign Manager’s Conference, July 27

REGISTER NOW! CLICK HERE! WEDNESDAY, JULY 27 University Center @ University of Memphis United Way Employee Campaign Managers are key in the Mid-South’s battle against poverty. Learn the latest best practices for a “next-level” campaign, see new information materials, & learn … Continue reading

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Quick Link: Memphis Tiger & United Way Campaign Representative Charles Harris in today’s Commercial Appeal

Read Tom Schad’s story about Memphis Tiger linebacker and United Way Campaign Representative Charles Harris in today’s edition of The Commercial Appeal: http://www.commercialappeal.com/sports/tigers/football/ex-tiger-linebacker-harris-tackles-new-challenge-369b0041-d726-1da8-e053-0100007f80be-385589131.html

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Day of Action brings United Way staff and U.S. military together to make a difference with free health services

United Way of the Mid-South staff celebrated the worldwide United Way Day of Action last week, working alongside members of the U.S. military operating the Greyhound Medical outreach program at Lehr Arena at West Memphis High School. Personnel from the … Continue reading

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Poverty is ‘huge and pervasive problem in Mid-South’ says United Way President and CEO at Comcast leadership luncheon

“Poverty is the reason for the crime and the instability in our urban areas. Poverty in and of itself is never the ideal, the hope or the dream of our citizens here in the Mid-South. The dream is to move … Continue reading

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United Way Day of Action June 21 brings UW staff to Greyhound Medical clinic in West Memphis, AR

Members of the United Way staff will serve as volunteers tomorrow at the Greyhound Medical clinic in West Memphis, AR as part of United Way Worldwide’s Day of Action activities. The clinic provides a large variety of free medical care … Continue reading

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Remembering past Chairman of the Board, Mr. Karl Birkholz

Former United Way of the Mid-South Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Karl Birkholz, passed away on Saturday, June 11th at age 78. A long-time United Way volunteer during his career and in his retirement, Mr. Birkholz was Board … Continue reading

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Quick Photo: Key volunteers sharing “best practices” at United Way HQ today

Key volunteers including Employee Campaign Managers who lead United Way drives at workplaces across the Mid-South are meeting at our office this morning to discuss “best practices” in spreading awareness and raising resources for United Way & our work. Our … Continue reading

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No cost health services available in West Memphis, June 6 – 25

The Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program will provide medical, dental and vision services at no cost to the public Monday, June 6 through Saturday, June 25 at the Greyhound Medical Mission located in West Memphis High School’s Lehr Arena, 501 … Continue reading

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Belz Enterprises welcomes United Way, celebrates long partnership of support for Mid-South

Belz Enterprises, a longtime giver to United Way, welcomed Dr. Kenneth Robinson, President and CEO of United Way, with open arms at a thank you event held at Belz Enterprises earlier this week. Jack Belz (Chairman and CEO of Belz … Continue reading

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