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From the Archive: Snapshots in time | Memphis volunteers helping United Way in 1964

Janet Haas, Administrative Assistant in the Community Engagement and Alignment division of United Way, was recently asked by a local volunteer to help find a photo from the mid-1960s that had appeared in the newspaper. The task was daunting – … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Video from Leadership DeSoto highlights area hunger, poverty, United Way & Mid-South Food Bank

A video created by members of Leadership DeSoto shares footage from a food distribution effort at the Landers Center which we highlighted on the United Way News Center some months ago. The distribution took place thanks to a partnership between … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way celebration featured in Fayette Falcon newspaper

United Way of the Mid-South’s recent celebration event was featured in The Fayette Falcon newspaper earlier this month, recognizing our network’s efforts to improve education, financial stability and health across Fayette County. A photo accompanying the story featured Fayette nonprofit agency … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way kicks off work in Tunica, MS by celebrating successes with local agencies, volunteers, partners & leaders

United Way held a gathering to celebrate the start of the fundraising season earlier this week in Tunica, MS and to share the news that United Way is investing nearly $99,000 to support partner nonprofit agencies in the county. The … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Photos | United Way Community Conversation with local teen student interns

United Way of the Mid-South’s ongoing Community Conversation brought student interns from MLGW and United Way and other volunteers together yesterday to discuss goals, challenges, observations and aspirations for our area. This ongoing regional input and feedback discussion is informing United Way’s … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Media | The Commercial Appeal highlights United Way grant for mobile food pantry work in northwest Mississippi

Mobile food pantry will distribute free food again on February 27 in DeSoto County More than 800 families were helped during the most previous distribution of food from the Mid-South Food Bank’s mobile pantry project, made possible thanks to a … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Memphis Police Department officers provide “active shooter” workshop for the Mid-South at United Way

Violent, unexpected attacks in unlikely places is a reality our nation is facing with disturbing frequency. The damage an armed assailant can create in a matter of seconds and minutes ends lives and threatens the security of communities. These “active … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Accredo gives the gift of healing to the Mid-South with $20,000 presentation to United Way

Before the holidays, Accredo helped brighten local spirits with a special gift of $20,000 to help United Way’s work to impact education, financial stability and health for our Mid-South area. Accredo is nation’s largest specialized pharmacy, working with patients individually … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way of the Mid-South celebrates 90 years of service in 2013

Ninety years ago, a group of Memphis volunteers which had been operating with the working name of The Community Chest Federation formally incorporated as The Memphis Community Fund. This important first step led to the creation of an organization that … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Youth United Way and the Memphis Grizzlies team up for First Annual Memphis Grizzlies Dribble Parade on Sunday, Jan. 27

The Youth United Way Leadership Program wants you to celebrate NBA Fit Week in January with the Memphis Grizzlies fans by joining the First Annual Memphis Grizzlies Dribble Parade through downtown Memphis. An army of children and teens dribbling basketballs … Continue reading

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