Monthly Archives: December 2010

Seasons Greetings, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The staff of our United Way News Center wishes you and yours the brightest Seasons Greetings, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We thank you for everything you do to improve education, financial stability and health for our common good. Our … Continue reading

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United Way gift card now available through American Express

Christmas is just a few days away, and if you’re anything like some of our UW News Center staff, you may have a present or two left to “wrap up” before the holiday. However, it’s still not too late to spread … Continue reading

Posted in Advertisements, Miscellaneous

Your United Way gifts at work: A family fleeing domestic abuse finds shelter and a new start

This local story was reported to us by Lorine Cady with House of Grace, one of our United Way partner agencies. Names are changed to protect clients. The events are true. Kathy’s ex-husband was behind bars, but she was still afraid of … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Health, Improving health for adults & seniors, Partner Agencies, Personal Stories, Strengthening families and neighborhoods

Planning: Training volunteers to help citizens with FREE tax filing

Last week, volunteers dedicated to improving the financial stability of people across the Mid-South came together for Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site coordinator training. The training session was held at the United Way office. … Continue reading

Posted in EITCA, Financial Stability, Volunteers

New information added to Community Issues Management (CIM) database

Important new information has been added to the Community Issues Management (CIM)database recently. New data related to the following subjects was added during December, 2010: Locations of banks within Shelby County, TN Locations of neighborhood community centers in Memphis TN … Continue reading

Posted in CIM, Education, Information Resources, Technology

New Video: Youth United Way Shoebox Christmas presents at Orleans Elementary

Check out these two video clips of Youth United Way students distributing presents at Orleans Elementary as part of their Shoebox Christmas program. (Read more about the program here.) These videos are posted on YouTube.

Posted in Events, Helping children and youth succeed, News, Volunteers, Youth United Way

Full page United Way ads in today’s Commercial Appeal (donated by the C.A.)

Our friends at The Commercial Appeal have donated full page United Way advertisements in several of today’s editions. This comes in addition to their generous donation of 16 quarter-page ads which have run from the months of September thru December … Continue reading

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