Monthly Archives: January 2011

REMINDER: Reserve your seats NOW for our Annual Meeting & Campaign Celebration, Feb. 24th!

  Make reservations now for our United Way Annual Meeting & Campaign Celebration, Feb. 24th! United Way of the Mid-South will celebrate another great year for fundraising and working for our community’s common good at our Campaign Celebration & Annual … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising, News

Pro Bowl touchdowns meant donations to youth health & wellness programs from Proctor & Gamble

United Way Worldwide reports Proctor and Gamble donated $5,000.00 to programs for youth health and wellness with each touchdown scored in yesterday’s NFL Pro Bowl. Read the complete story at United Way Worldwide here.

Posted in Fund Raising, News, NFL

REMINDER: EITC Awareness Day and Grand Opening of new FREE tax help center site in Hickory Ridge Mall

REMINDER: Today is EITC Awareness Day nation wide, and to help recognize the event, the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance volunteers will be on hand to help you with your taxes and claim the EITC at … Continue reading

Posted in EITCA, Information Resources, Strengthening families and neighborhoods, Volunteers

Enterprise Holdings “drives” in over $97,600 for United Way

Enterprise Holdings drove a huge increase in its United Way fundraising campaign this year, raising over $97,000. Enterprise Holdings is the parent company of Enterprise, National and Alamo car rental companies. Employee gifts increased nearly $15,000 over the previous year, reaching … Continue reading

Posted in Fund Raising

Interview with UW’s Yvonne Howard about EITCA and VITA free tax help

Our thanks to Justin Thompson and our friends at the Memphis Public Library and LINC 2-1-1 for this great interview with Yvonne Howard, Community Impact Specialist who is working with the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance at Volunteer Income Tax … Continue reading

Posted in EITCA, Financial Stability, Strengthening families and neighborhoods

MEDIA RELEASE: Grand Opening of Free Tax Preparation site in Hickory Ridge Mall (in cooperation with National EITC Awareness Day)

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION WHAT: New Free Tax Preparation site in Hickory Ridge Mall in cooperation with National EITC Awareness Day WHEN: Friday, January 28, 2011,  10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Hickory Ridge Mall, 6075 Winchester Road … Continue reading

Posted in EITCA, Events, Financial Stability, News, Uncategorized

Your Gifts At Work: Janice’s special needs required a scholarship for special training

This story comes compliments of Karen Dunn at The Baddour Center. Names of clients are changed to protect privacy. Janice shares the same interests as many other women. She loves animals and enjoys time with friends. But Janice has challenges many other … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Financial Stability, Partner Agencies, Personal Stories