Category Archives: Youth United Way

“Walk United” brings MLGW & local volunteers together for United Way

“Walk United,” MLGW’s downtown walking activity to raise awareness and resources for United Way, took place last Saturday. MLGW employees, United Way staff, Youth United Way leadership program teens and local volunteers came together for a brisk walk along the … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Youth United Way and UW staff bring help to Books & BBQ literacy & publishing expo

Saturday’s “Books & BBQ” literacy and publishing expo at the Agricenter International brought children, students, and people interested in reading and writing together for a great day of fun and education. Teens in our Youth United Way leadership program and … Continue reading

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United Way sponsors activities at Books & BBQ expo Saturday, June 6

Right on the heels of the World Championship BBQ contest in Memphis, a new literacy and publishing expo called “Books & BBQ” is launching at the Agricenter International this weekend, and United Way is taking part. Books & BBQ will … Continue reading

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‘Legacy of Service’ saluted at Youth United Way annual recognition banquet Wednesday, May 6

Youth United Way Leadership Program is asking all member teens and their families to mark Wednesday, May 6, 2015 on their calendars and schedules for this year’s recognition banquet, which celebrates youth service. The recognition banquet is one of the … Continue reading

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Video and photos: Youth United Way brings Shoebox Christmas joy to young children

Yesterday’s fantastic Youth United Way “Shoebox Christmas” project brought smiles and laughter from the children at A.B. Hill Elementary yesterday as over 320 boxes filled with gifts were distributed to every student in the school in grades Pre-K to 5. Video and photos are … Continue reading

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Photo gallery: Youth United Way assemble seasonal cheer with Shoebox Christmas project

Saturday, teens in the Youth United Way Leadership Program assembled boxes of gifts and wrapped them in holiday cheer for this year’s Shoebox Christmas project. Shoebox Christmas is an annual Youth United Way tradition that sees the teens give gifts … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Pins for Pennies hits big 10 year milestone, will celebrate with November 16 event

Pins for Pennies, an annual fundraiser for our Youth United Way Leadership Program, celebrates its tenth anniversary with a great afternoon of bowling at Cordova Bowling Center, 7945 Club Center Drive on Sunday, November 16. The event has seen steady growth in … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way on TV (part two): Early morning coverage of UW College / Career Readiness seminar

Last Saturday United Way was very happy to share an early-morning message with viewers of WHBQ FOX13 Memphis to promote our College / Career Readiness seminar at Rhodes College. The event was produced by our Youth United Way Leadership Program.

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From the Archive: United Way on TV (part one) College / Career Readiness seminar on WHBQ FOX13

Earlier today Youth United Way Director Clint Anderson appeared on WHBQ FOX13’s “Good Morning Memphis” program to share details about this weekend’s College / Career Readiness seminar. You can watch the interview above, or see the clip on our YouTube channel.

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From the Archive: United Way on TV: College / Career seminar October 18 takes center stage at Live at Nine on WREG News 3

Our College / Career readiness seminar October 18 was the topic of conversation during WREG News Channel 3’s “Live at Nine” broadcast yesterday morning. Youth United Way Director Clint Anderson shared details about the event, and why it’s so important for students … Continue reading

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