Emergency Food and Shelter Grant Funds AvailableFor Crittendon and Shelby County under Phase 39 & Phase ARPAR of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP), respectively.
Congress has appropriated supplemental funding under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to respond to the continuing COVID-19 impact on communities. EFSP funds are Federal funds awarded through the Dept. of Homeland Security. These funds are earmarked for 501 (c)(3) agencies to supplement emergency food and shelter services provided in Shelby County, TN or Crittenden County, AR.
Non-profit agencies meeting this criteria may contact United Way of the Mid-South at EFSP@uwmidsouth.org to access the application.
The deadline for submission is May 9, 2022 at 5:00 pm.
Together, Let's LIVE UNITEDWorkplace Giving
As we enter the 2021-2022 Employee Giving campaign season, United Way of the Mid-South is excited to share with you a special message from our Campaign Co-chairs Chris Anderson and Markova Reed.
Support for Youth-Serving OrganizationsA Trauma-Informed Approach
Announcing a NEW training resource!
United Way of the Mid-South is making available to trainers a curriculum developed in partnership with the ACE Awareness Foundation to support youth workers in integrating what they have learned about ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and resilience into action through a Trauma Informed approach.
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of people in the City of Memphis live in poverty
of children under 18 in Memphis live in poverty
of people in Shelby County live in poverty
of children under 18 in Shelby County live in poverty
of people in our AR, MS, TN metro area live in poverty
of children under 18 in our AR, MS, TN metro area live in poverty
The US average for people living in poverty is 12.3%. The 2020 Update of the Memphis Poverty Fact Sheet, Produced Annually by Dr. Elena Delavega of the School of Social Work at the University of Memphis. Data from the 2019 American Community Survey released in September 2020.
(DTD) envisions a Mid-South in which all people have equitable access to resources needed to achieve their hopes and dreams.
DTD is touching thousands of Memphis and transforming lives.
had more stable employment
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