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A Letter from the Resource Development Director

At United Way of the Mid-South, Resource Development is laying the foundation for another year of critical support for our community. While many of our workplace campaigns occurred between August and December 2020, we are still engaged in supporting our corporate...

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Driving The Dream Partners With Workforce Mid-South

Driving The Dream recently announced its partnership with Workforce Mid-South to offer job seekers access to opportunities.  Workforce Mid-South will function as a Care Coordination hub and refer families to appropriate services. They will provide overall service...

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Building A Trauma Sensitive Community

United Way of the Mid-South recognizes that in order to reduce poverty in our community, we must tackle root causes.  Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) are a root cause of poverty.  When a child is raised in an environment of great adversity, one where there are...

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Resource Development partners with Geico for blanket drive

If the frigid temps are good for one thing, it might be to remind people there are those who could use some help staying warm. Geico kicked off their new partnership with a warm blanket drive to benefit local United Way agencies serving the homeless and displaced. The...

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2020 Best of the Best Awards

2020 Best of the Best Awards

BEST OF THE BEST AWARDS OUR 2019-20 WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN WAS A HUGE SUCCESS, AND WE WOULD LIKE TO RECOGNIZE THE CORPORATE PARTNERS WHO ALLOW UNITED WAY TO DRIVE THE DREAMS OF THOSE IN POVERTY IN THE MID-SOUTH. THANKS to OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THEIR LEADERSHIP IN...

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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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