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COVID-19

COVID-19 Economic Relief Fund As our community begins to feel the effects of the COVID-19 crisis impacting our country, our United Way is taking action, and has launched the United Way of the Mid-South COVID-19 Economic Relief Fund. This Fund will offer the community...

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Make less than $56,000? Free Tax Prep lives up to its name

Make less than $56,000? Free Tax Prep lives up to its name

By Tom Bailey Updated: January 29, 2020 5:50 PM CT | Published: January 29, 2020 4:05 AM CT Retiree James Blackledge was among 10 people waiting outside in the Southland Mall corridor Tuesday morning, Jan. 28, when Free Tax Prep opened. This is where he’s come the...

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WKNO Conversation with Dr. Kenneth Robinson

WKNO Conversation with Dr. Kenneth Robinson

The United Way of the Mid-South has served our region for nearly 100 years. And its president & CEO Dr. Kenneth Robinson, has helped focus its mission with the 'Driving The Dream" initiative, a multi-agency approach taking aim at poverty. Join us for A...

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Conaway: It’s all connected

By Dan Conaway Published: September 27, 2019 4:00 AM CT OP-ED As we spoke, words from an old spiritual I first heard and sang as a child came to mind. You probably know it, too. “Toe bone connected to the foot bone, Foot bone connected to the heel bone” Even in...

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15 Games to Play at Home with Kids, Ages 3-5

15 Games to Play at Home with Kids, Ages 3-5

United Way of the Mid-South invests in quality early childhood education programs in our community. We provide tools and resources that teach parents and caregivers facts and best practices for different ages and stages of a young child’s life. From engagement ideas...

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COVID-19 Update from Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson

United Way of the Mid-South’s top priority is the well-being of our community. Our commitment to improve the quality of life for Mid-Southerners by mobilizing and aligning community resources to address priority issues has not wavered during this time of uncertainty...

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Three Resolutions for 2020

Three Resolutions for 2020

As we enter the new year, many people have resolutions on their mind. A resolution can be any decision you make to change your life for the better in the coming year. Not all resolutions have to focus on weight loss. At United Way of the Mid-South, our resolution...

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Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

5th Annual "Trunk or Treat on Tillman Street” Fall Festival is a safe, family-friendly event hosted by United Way of the Mid-South. This event provides free flu shots, community resources, meals, and a safe and fun way for families to enjoy Halloween. Come join us for...

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Feast of Dreams Dinner Party

Feast of Dreams Dinner Party

Feast of Dreams is an informal dinner party during which an exchange of perspectives, ideas, and imagination is shared between people who normally wouldn’t have an opportunity to meet. Attendees are given the freedom to start re-imagining what the future could look...

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Night to UNITE! 95th Anniversary Party

Night to UNITE! 95th Anniversary Party

THANK YOU for making United Way of the Mid-South's Night to Unite: 95th Anniversary Party OUTSTANDING!!! With a crowd of over 500 guests, the aroma of delectable foods and illuminating drinks provided by Kelly English and Caesar's Entertainment (Horseshoe...

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