Monthly Archives: April 2012

United Way of the Mid-South part of health care presentation at United Way Worldwide Community Leaders Conference this week

United Way of the Mid-South is heavily involved in a presentation on establishing and aligning with a city and county health care infrastructure that will be shared with representatives of United Way organizations across the globe later this week. The … Continue reading

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Your support at work: Facing tremendous odds, a mother and her son find a greater quality of life thanks to agency services and counseling

Rhonda hopes her son will not have to face the discrimination that she has faced since she became HIV positive. One important fact that may keep him from having to face that is, he does not have the disease. “He’s … Continue reading

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Victory University stays true to its name, far surpassing goal with first United Way fundraising campaign

Victory University’s first-ever United Way fundraising campaign set a goal of $2,000 – and true to the education center’s name, they met that goal… then they kept raising more until they left that number far behind, raising over $10,250! Representatives … Continue reading

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United Way celebrates Organized Labor’s work to improve our community at awards dinner

United Way celebrated the Annual Awards Dinner with the Memphis Labor Council at IBEW Local 474’s headquarters at 1870 Madison Avenue in Memphis, TN last night. The evening included a dinner, a presentation of recognition plaques and an address from … Continue reading

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United Way and local nonprofits salute volunteerism at Volunteer Mid-South Spirit of Giving awards luncheon

Earlier this week, Volunteer Mid-South held its 36th Spirit of Giving Awards luncheon and United Way President Bryce Haugsdahl provided opening remarks about the importance of volunteerism in our organization’s work to help improve our community. Volunteer Mid-South, a United Way … Continue reading

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Your support at work: Young Brad received at-home therapy for limited vocabulary and speech delays

(Note: This story is courtesy of Sheila Climer, Sr. Intake Service Coordinator at Le Bonheur Early Intervention and Development. Names and images are changed to protect privacy.) Brad was a healthy child, but his struggle with early speech caused his … Continue reading

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Hyde Family Foundations honored with Teaching Effectiveness Champion Award by United Ways of Tennessee

United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), an association of 38 United Ways across the state, honored the Hyde Family Foundations this morning with a Teaching Effectiveness Champion Award. The award was presented during United Way of the Mid-South’s Board of Directors … Continue reading

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