Monthly Archives: June 2012

WEEKEND REMINDER: Sign up for Project Homeless Connect, help people struggling with homelessness Thursday, July 12

Have you¬†registered to take part in Project Homeless Connect ¬†on Thursday, July 12th yet? Signing up is quick and easy! The Project is seeking hundreds of local volunteers, and United Way of the Mid-South is sponsoring this effort to improve … Continue reading

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United Way Worldwide celebrates Day of Action and 125th anniversary of United Way movement with events in Washington, DC and New York City

Yesterday’s United Way Day of Action was a great success here in the Mid-South (see yesterday’s and this morning’s updates) and the story was similar for our friends at United Way Worldwide who celebrated the 125th anniversary of the United … Continue reading

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More United Way Day of Action and Raise Your Hand Tennessee news coverage, photos

Yesterday, WREG News Channel 3 provided broadcast coverage of United Way Day of Action and Raise Your Hand Tennessee as NBA Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins and additional local leaders were reading to children and encouraging more people to … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: NBA Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins and more leaders participate in United Way Day of Action and Raise Your Hand, TN today

NBA Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins and additional local leaders spent this morning reading to children and encouraging more people to volunteer as mentors and tutors to local youth. Hollins and the volunteer leaders are participating in United Way’s … Continue reading

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United Way participates with TVAC and local mayors during World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Last week, United Way of the Mid-South partnered with TVAC (Tennessee Vulnerable Adults Coalition) to help shed light on the abuse of seniors in our community during World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. A special World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event … Continue reading

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In The News: Story at “Fast Company” features United Way Worldwide

A recent article at Fast Company features a story about the transformation of the United Way system, focusing on changes at United Way Worldwide. The article features an interview with Barry Salzberg, Chairman of United Way Worldwide Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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CIM migration from version 2.0 to 3.0 helps address Mid-South data collection and sharing efforts

All this week, the Community Issues Management system is revealing big changes as it migrates from version 2.0 to a new and improved 3.0 system. (CIM) is a data collection and mapping system that allows people to identify community resources … Continue reading

Posted in CIM, Education, Information Resources, Technology