Monthly Archives: July 2012

United Way grant helps mobile food pantry fight hunger in DeSoto County, MS

Grant to the Mid-South Food Bank helps initiative to addresses food insecurity issues in northwest Mississippi When a parent has to look at his or her children and see the pain of hunger in their eyes, it can be too … Continue reading

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New poster shares some ways your United Way support improves health for seniors and adults with disabilities

A new poster is now available showcasing some of the ways your support of United Way is improving health for seniors and adults with disabilities. You can downloadable the poster as an Adobe Acrobat PDF document. The poster is 11″ … Continue reading

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United Way of the Mid-South celebrates the anniversary of The Americans With Disabilities Act

United Way’s work to improve education, financial stability and health helps many people with disabilities across our Mid-South area. Today is the 22nd anniversary of The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) a landmark piece of legislation that advanced the civil … Continue reading

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Your vote can bring $25,000 to a United Way partner agency: Alpha Omega Veterans Services is one of four nonprofits in Home Depot’s national “Aprons in Action” event

Alpha Omega Veterans Services (a United Way of the Mid-South network partner agency) is one of only four nonprofits chosen to participate in Home Depot’s national “Aprons in Action” event taking place on the popular facebook social media network. The … Continue reading

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New posters share some ways your support of United Way helps improve financial stability

Two new posters are now available as downloadable Adobe Acrobat PDF documents. Each poster shares some ways the United Way network is involved in improving financial stability in our Mid-South area through our work to strengthen families and neighborhoods. Each … Continue reading

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You could win a new BMW at the United Way Golf Scramble August 27 – sign up now!

You might win a new 2012 BMW 7-Series automobile at the United Way of the Mid-South 4-person golf scramble on Monday, August 27th at Cottonwoods Golf Course at Harrah’s, Tunica, MS ! On one par three hole, ROADSHOW BMW / … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: James Lunsford knows United Way and says “making it comfortable’ helps A&B Distributing raise funds to improve our community

James Lunsford knows that it’s important for our community that his company, A&B Distributing, runs a United Way campaign to support efforts to improve education, financial stability and health. Lunsford, President of A&B Distributing, has seen the United Way system up-close … Continue reading

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