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Smart Start for New Moms

United Way of the Mid-South donates baby items to expecting young mothers in Memphis. We at United Way of the Mid-South believe that what every young mother needs is a chance to succeed. That's why we support and donate baby items to the Adolescent Parenting Program....

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Opinion | Why we failed in 38106 — and must keep trying

Opinion | Why we failed in 38106 — and must keep trying

President and CEO Reverend Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D., pens an op-ed on March 15, 2018 as a response to an article printed in The Commercial Appeal on the short lifespan of people living in poverty. Read the full piece below. Last week's arresting news article by...

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Corporate Spotlight: Regions Bank

Corporate Spotlight: Regions Bank

Tressa Ogles knows what it's like to watch parents make ends meet. Her family believed in service and giving back albeit their own struggles. That rearing continued to motive her to give to United Way of the Mid-South and influence her fellow colleagues. Regions Bank...

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The Poverty Forum: Memphis since MLK

The Poverty Forum: Memphis since MLK

Since Dr. King’s assassination on April 4, 1968 on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, many things have changed for minorities in America; some for the better, and some for the worse. THE POVERTY REPORT: MEMPHIS SINCE MLK, presented by National Civil Rights Museum, in...

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Chili’s Offers 15% of Sales to United Way of the Mid-South

To support the mission and vision of United Way of the Mid-South, Memphis - area Chili’s will be donating 15% of proceeds and sales to the non-profit organization on qualifying purchases made on Thursday, June 20, 2018 MEMPHIS, TN- Eat at any of the Chili’s locations...

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#FightPoverty Challenge

Join United Way of the Mid-South between June 1st — June 8th in the #FightPoverty challenge. There are several ways to participate: Become an individual fundraiser Start a team to fundraise alongside your colleagues, club, team, friends, or family. Make a...

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Lori Spicer Robertson, Chief Communications and Engagement Officer
Dave Skorupa, Director, Communications
dave.skorupa@uwmidsouth.org
Kirstin Cheers, Communications Specialist