The town hall has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 25th @ 6 p.m. CST.

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United Way of the Mid-South Launches Free Tax Preparation for Low-to-Moderate Income Families

A new, three-year collaboration with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and Porter Leath’s Early Success Coalition increases reach for program. MEMPHIS, TN, January 15, 2021– Beginning Monday, January 18, United Way of the Mid-South will launch our 19th year of our Free...

Free Tax Prep helps you make the most of the Earned Income Tax Credit

United Way of the Mid-South’s Free Tax Prep is open for business! Our Free Tax Prep program helps eligible Mid-Southerners -- individuals and families whose household income was below $57,000 in 2020 -- take advantage of every applicable deduction, like the Earned...

Resource Development adds several new Corporate Partners for Workplace Campaigns

United Way of the Mid-South relies on our corporate partners to walk alongside us in our mission of creating opportunity for all. We’re happy to highlight some of the innovative ways our new and existing corporate partners are running their workplace campaigns during...

United Way of the Mid-South’s Relief Call Center powered by Driving The Dream

One of the greatest successes in 2020 was our ability to connect individuals and families impacted by COVID-19 through the launch of United Way of the Mid-South’s Relief Call Center, powered by Driving The Dream. In this unprecedented time, our United Way felt...

United Way concludes 2020 with outstanding Volunteer Engagement

We are thankful for everyone who continued to support us in helping our community during the holiday season. There were several service projects that really made an impact in assisting our neighbors. One hundred and thirty employees from International Paper collected...

Several Workplace Campaigns see significant increase

United Way of the Mid-South’s Resource Development team is happy to share a few success stories from their workplace campaigns taking place during the pandemic. The team has worked tirelessly to ensure corporate partners have what they need to continue their support...

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of people in the City of Memphis live in poverty

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of children under 18 in Memphis live in poverty

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of people in Shelby County live in poverty

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of people in our AR, MS, TN metro area live in poverty

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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.

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