Monthly Archives: March 2012

Volunteer Spotlight: Joe DiNicolantonio, United Way’s new General Campaign Chairman

Joe DiNicolantonio says an important part of his work as West Tennessee Area President, Regions Financial Corporation is to empower employees by providing the resources they need to effectively do their jobs so that ultimately, they can help bank customers … Continue reading

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United Way network partner Collierville Literacy Council receives national accreditation

Karen Ray, Executive Director at the Collierville Literacy Council (CLC), and Dave Parks, past- CLC President and volunteer for CLC and United Way, met with United Way staff yesterday to share great news: CLC is the first literacy organization in … Continue reading

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Central Defense Security kicks off its first United Way fundraising campaign with cookout activities

“We are doing this because we want to give back to the community.” Those were the words of Central Defense Security’s Ron Kelly, Director of Operations, who was cooking some of the tastiest hot dogs and hamburgers in town last … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising, Partner Agencies, Volunteers

CIM class asks: how should we think about community data?

United Way’s partnership with Community Issues Management (CIM) gives our region a valuable community tool. CIM’s influence is growing as more people in the Mid-South receive training on what is becoming one of the largest data gathering software mechanisms for … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Award presentations during United Way “Hill Day” in Nashville

Earlier this week, United Ways of Tennessee led an advocacy effort to support early education work in Nashville and awarded volunteers making a difference in this effort, including partners in the Raise Your Hand Tennessee project across the state. Here … Continue reading

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United Way staff and EITCA / VITA volunteers share the message of FREE tax help with local broadcasters in April

Next month, Yvonne Howard and Jeraldine Hunter will be featured on broadcasts sharing valuable information about how getting taxes filed for free with the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance can help as the April 17th … Continue reading

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Media Release: United Way “Hill Day” supports Pre-K and family resource centers, awards advocacy leaders

Contact: Mary Graham, President, United Ways of Tennessee 615-495-9970 (NASHVILLE, TN) United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of38 United Way organizations across the state, will gather tomorrow for its “Hill Day” activities supporting preservation of funding for Pre-K classrooms … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Helping children and youth succeed, News, Public Policy, United Ways of Tennessee