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Opinion | Why we failed in 38106 — and must keep trying

Opinion | Why we failed in 38106 — and must keep trying

President and CEO Reverend Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D., pens an op-ed on March 15, 2018 as a response to an article printed in The Commercial Appeal on the short lifespan of people living in poverty. Read the full piece below. Last week's arresting news article by...

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Corporate Spotlight: Regions Bank

Corporate Spotlight: Regions Bank

Tressa Ogles knows what it's like to watch parents make ends meet. Her family believed in service and giving back albeit their own struggles. That rearing continued to motive her to give to United Way of the Mid-South and influence her fellow colleagues. Regions Bank...

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The Poverty Forum: Memphis since MLK

The Poverty Forum: Memphis since MLK

Since Dr. King’s assassination on April 4, 1968 on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, many things have changed for minorities in America; some for the better, and some for the worse. THE POVERTY REPORT: MEMPHIS SINCE MLK, presented by National Civil Rights Museum, in...

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United Way Recovery Funds for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

United Way Recovery Funds for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

United Way Worldwide has created recovery funds to address the immediate and long-term needs in local communities of the United States and the Caribbean which are affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. United Ways in the areas impacted by these hurricanes will...

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