Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year!

The staff of our United Way News Center hopes you and your loved ones enjoyed 2011, and wishes you all the best for a Happy New Year as we approach 2012! We thank you for everything you do to support United … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous

New film showcases the work of 2-1-1 in helping connect people in need to services that can help

A new film called Crisis Call 211 presents a powerful portrait of the current economic crisis from the viewpoint of families struggling to get by in the Portland, OR area. The film is produced by Joe and Harry Gantz, the Emmy award-winning … Continue reading

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From United Way’s Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance and the IRS: Six helpful (and timely) tips to help lower your 2011 taxes

United Way’s Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance partnership with the Internal Revenue Service urges you to take steps to help during tax season. During December, the IRS wants to remind all taxpayers that with the New Year fast approaching, there … Continue reading

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United Way Worldwide “Thank You” video showcases the many ways we say thanks across the globe (please share!)

A new video from United Way Worldwide features people from across the globe sharing the universal message of “thank you” for supporting our work to improve education, financial stability and health every day. Please feel free to share the video … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteers

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

The United Way of the Mid-South offices are closed today through Monday, December 26 for the Christmas holidays. We will be open Tuesday, December 27. Our 2-1-1 partners at Memphis Public Library System have announced that the 2-1-1 help line … Continue reading

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Holiday-themed short animation from United Way Worldwide (Please share!)

United Way Worldwide has released a 30-second holiday-themed animation which uses music made popular in United Way radio and television advertising, but with a seasonal twist. Please feel free to share the video with your co-workers, friends and family who … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteers

BNSF brings wonderful present to United Way offices from the BNSF Foundation

Earlier today, representatives from BNSF Railway visited the United Way of the Mid-South offices to present a check for $12,000 from the BNSF Foundation. The gift will help United Way’s work to improve education, financial stability and health across the … Continue reading

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