From the Archive: United Way to be recognized with “Light of Hope” award from Shelby County Health Department, Memphis City Schools

United Way of the Mid-South is being recognized with a Light of Hope award by the Shelby County Health Department and Memphis City Schools for its work to increase awareness and understanding in the battle against HIV/AIDS in our community.

The award recognizes United Way’s “efforts to bring awareness and to fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS in Shelby County,” as stated in a letter from Cedric Robinson, Manager, Infectious Disease at Shelby County Health Department.

Memphis City Schools and the Shelby County Health Department will observe World AIDS Day with a program on Friday, November 30th at Kingsbury High School, where the Light of Hope award will be presented to United Way of the Mid-South.

World AIDS Day will be observed globally on Saturday, December 1st. The event’s theme this year is “getting to zero.”

  • To visit the Shelby County Health Department website, click here.
  • To visit the Memphis City Schools website, click here.
  • To visit the World AIDS Day website, click here.
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