Monthly Archives: November 2011

MEDIA NOTICE: Memphis Air Show presents proceeds to three United Way partner agencies Friday, Dec. 2, 11:30 a.m.

WHAT: The Memphis Air Show will present checks to three United Way partner agencies: Boy Scouts of America Chickasaw Council, Madonna Learning Center, Memphis Oral School for the Deaf. Funds for the three agencies were raised during the Memphis Air Show … Continue reading

Posted in Helping children and youth succeed, News, Partner Agencies

New CIM brochure available as downloadable PDF document

Community Issues Management (CIM) is connecting people and organizations with information so they can make better decisions about how to improve the quality of life in our region. Are you are looking for more information about CIM? Click on the image … Continue reading

Posted in CIM, Information Resources

December 9th “Advanced Brown Bag Tutor Training” session focuses on improving student writing scores

Next Friday, December 9 the Advanced Tutor Training Brown Bag Lunch Series will feature guest speaker Fonda Booker, District Literacy Specialist for the Memphis City Schools Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The session is entitled “Do the Write Thing: How to … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Helping children and youth succeed, Information Resources

Reminder: Winter weather preparedness tips

With most of our Mid-South area receiving some amount of snow or ice yesterday evening and early this morning, it is clear that winter weather is already with us. In case you missed it during the hustle and bustle of the … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Information Resources

In case you missed it: Powerful story about United Way speaking volunteer in The Commercial Appeal

United Way volunteer speaker Mildred Richard always shares a powerful story when she talks to groups of people in the Mid-South about her life and the need to support our network of care. During our 2010 fundraising campaign, Richard was … Continue reading

Posted in News, Partner Agencies, Personal Stories, Volunteers

Photo Gallery: Youth United Way distributes Thanksgiving meals

As reported earlier this month, teens in our Youth United Way Leadership Program spent time on a recent weekend to sort and package food for Thanksgiving dinners. Last week, students in the program delivered the packages to local families in … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Health, Improving health for adults & seniors, News, Strengthening families and neighborhoods, Volunteers, Youth United Way

Happy Thanksgiving! Our office is closed today and tomorrow.

United Way of the Mid-South’s office is closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will return with more updates for the United Way News Center next week. We are thankful for your support of … Continue reading

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