Category Archives: Volunteers

Job Fair brings employers and provides information for job seekers sponsored by ITT Technical Institute and United Way

United Way of the Mid-South and ITT Technical Institute are presenting a Community Resource and Job Fair today from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at ITT Technical Institute, 7260 Goodlett Farms Parkway, Cordova, TN 38016. Twenty-Five companies and/or organizations looking for … Continue reading

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Thanking Mid-South organizations for a great year of supporting United Way!

United Way wants to say “Thank You” for everything you’ve done to help our work to impact education, financial stability, and health across our 8-county Mid-South region. Thousands of people working as United Way volunteers in hundreds of companies contributed … Continue reading

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New members join United Way of the Mid-South Board of Directors

(Note: information from May 2016 has been added to this story) A new group of Mid-South leaders has joined United Way’s Board of Directors. We welcome two long-time United Way leaders into new leadership positions as Jerry Collins, Jr., (President & … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn with United Way Emerging Leaders on Tuesday, April 5

United Way Emerging Leaders latest “Lunch & Learn” meeting next Tuesday, April 5 at 11:30 a.m. features two active members of our United Way movement, Kevin Dean and Nicole Thomas. Kevin Dean is the Executive Director of Literacy Mid-South, a United … Continue reading

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United Way Annual Luncheon and Celebration on Tuesday, April 12

United Way of the Mid-South will celebrate a year of tremendous accomplishment and transformation at our Annual Luncheon, Tuesday, April 12 at The Peabody, 149 Union Avenue in Memphis. Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D. President/CEO for United Way of the … Continue reading

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News: United Way Chairman Shannon A. Brown honored by Savoy magazine

United Way Chairman Shannon A. Brown has been honored as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” by Savoy magazine. Continue reading

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Gen Now First Tennessee book drive with United Way to benefit Literacy Mid-South, Exchange Club Family Center

United Way Emerging Leaders Society is partnering with Gen Now, a new professionals group at First Tennessee Bank to support two United Way partner agencies in a children’s book drive throughout the month of March. The drive is collecting children’s … Continue reading

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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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AFL-CIO Labor Council, organized labor and United Way partnership provides food to families in need during holidays

Earlier today, the AFL-CIO Labor Council and representatives from numerous labor unions across the Mid-South assembled and distributed over 150 Christmas food boxes to local families in need thanks in part to a special grant from United Way of the … Continue reading

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City of Memphis shows outstanding support of United Way with YouTube video

We reported last month about the great support United Way enjoyed from the City of Memphis campaign, and now a new YouTube video captures that spirit of generosity and good will. The video features City employees from a variety of … Continue reading

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