Monthly Archives: February 2011

MEDIA RELEASE: United Ways of Tennessee presents awards at annual “Hill Day” in Nashville

Contact: Mary Graham President, United Ways of Tennessee  615-791-1464  mary.graham@uwtn.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNITED WAYS OF TENNESSEE PRESENTS AWARDS AT ANNUAL HILL DAY NASHVILLE, TN (March 1, 2011) United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of 38 United Ways in the … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Events, Grants, Helping children and youth succeed, News, United Ways of Tennessee, Volunteers

Remembering Dr. Jesse McClure

It is with great sadness and fondness of memory that we remember Dr. Jesse McClure, a long time United Way volunteer leader and a former Chairman of our Board of Directors, who passed away last week. Dr. McClure joined our … Continue reading

Posted in News, Volunteers

Youth United Way provides insights and feedback to help fight youth crime

Saturday’s Youth United Way Leadership Program meeting featured guest speakers Michelle Fowlkes and Washina White from the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission. Fowlkes and White spoke with the teens about youth violence in Shelby County and received feedback on strategies to better address … Continue reading

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

In The News: Commercial Appeal editorial salutes Mid-South’s support of United Way

An editorial in The Commercial Appeal (read it here) salutes our Mid-South community for supporting United Way’s most recent fundraising campaign with over $25.7 million. The total was announced during the United Way Annual Meeting and Campaign Celebration on Thursday, Feb. … Continue reading

Posted in News

In The News: UW Annual Meeting story in today’s Commercial Appeal

Our friends at The Commercial Appeal reported details about the United Way Annual Meeting and Campaign Celebration in today’s edition. You can read the story here. Yesterday’s meeting saluted volunteers and organizations which support our fundraising and community impact work. … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising, News, Personal Stories, Volunteers

Free Tax Preparation site helping people in Lauderdale County

The Helping Hands of Lauderdale County is offering free tax preparation services at New Beginnings Christian Outreach Church on Saturdays. The effort started earlier this month. The church is located at 313 South Washington in Ripley, TN. Helpers will be on … Continue reading

Posted in EITCA, Financial Stability

MEDIA ALERT: United Way Annual Meeting & Campaign Celebration will reveal total of 2010-11 campaign, share stories of care, give info about new UW directions

** M E D I A   P L A N N I N G   A L E R T  ** WHEN: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 11:15 A.M. – 1:15 P.M.   WHERE: THE PEABODY HOTEL (Registered Guests & Media only) WHAT: … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising, Volunteers