From the Archive: Tate County network partners will receive $92,159 from United Way of the Mid-South


Thanks to local support, United Way’s network of partner agencies in Tate County, MS improves the quality of life for people everyday.

Several health and human service nonprofits working to improve education, financial stability and health in Tate County, TN will receive over $92,000 as a result of decisions from United Way of the Mid-South allocations committees.

Contributions from organizations and citizens in Tate County resulted in $92,159 to help United Way network partner agencies working to impact the common good in the county.

United Way partners receiving funding to impact Tate County are:

– Boy Scouts of America, Chickasaw Council (offers comprehensive youth development program, emphasizing personal growth)

– Coldwater Volunteer Fire Department (provides fire service, fire protection and fire safety education to the town of Coldwater in Tate County, MS)

– District One Volunteer Fire Department (provides fire protection service to the people in District One in Tate County, MS)

– Girl Scouts Heart of the South (helps families in dealing with and preventing child abuse)

– Greenleaf Volunteer Fire Department (offers relief to neighbors in need through emergency food, shelter, domestic violence intervention and others)

– House of Grace (gives women and children a safe refuge from domestic violence while empowering them to walk with dignity)

Poagville Volunteer Fire Department (provides fire protection to a rural area with no community water system)

– Sacred Heart Southern Missions, Inc (assists the economically disadvantaged through advocacy, social services affordable low-income housing and education opportunities)

– Search Dogs South (provides trained search dogs and handlers for lost and missing persons)

– Tate County Literacy Council (provides GED/literacy services in Tate County)

– The Baddour Center (offers an environment that promotes maximum growth intellectually, spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally and vocationally)

Nidia Logan, Director of Community Impact at United Way, said the support United Way has in Tate County continues to make a difference for organizations helping local citizens.

“The generosity of Tate County organizations and people living in the county makes our work possible. We’re proud of the work our network of partner agencies does to help people in Tate every day,” Logan said.

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