Monthly Archives: August 2012

Allocations volunteers: making the tough decisions that impact the Mid-South’s quality of life

You’ve decided to make an investment in our community by giving to United Way – how is your gift used to make a difference for the common good? Your support is used in many ways to impact many lives, and … Continue reading

Posted in Allocations, Funding Decisions, Information Resources, Volunteers

Financial stability heroes: Saluting people serving the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs

Volunteer from across the Mid-South come together each year to help improve financial stability for local citizens by serving in our local Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (EITCA / VITA) efforts. We want to salute … Continue reading

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Hundreds of volunteers come together to strengthen this year’s United Way fundraising effort

Hundreds of local volunteers came together yesterday to strengthen this year’s United Way of the Mid-South fundraising effort during Employee Campaign Leader’s Training at The Peabody in Memphis, TN. “This is a tremendous undertaking,” said United Way General Campaign Chairman … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising, Volunteers

United Way network partner agency Search Dogs South spotlighted for rescue on WMC TV Action News 5

United Way of the Mid-South congratulates our friends at Search Dogs South (one of our network partner agencies) for helping find a Mid-South teenager and his friend after the two were in need of rescue, lost in the woods. Last … Continue reading

Posted in News, Partner Agencies, Personal Stories

United Way in the news: United Way grant will help East Arkansas families and individuals receive faster treatment with new medical equipment for East Arkansas Family Health Center

Last Friday, The Evening Times in Crittenden County AR reported that doctors and clinical staff helping people with limited financial resources in Crittenden County will be able to get faster information about their patients thanks to a $10,000 grant from … Continue reading

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Worth repeating: Did you know? Elvis supported the United Way of the Mid-South network

(As “Elvis Week” draws to a close in the Memphis area this weekend, we are happy to re-post this story on the United Way News Center.) Back in the 1960s, Elvis Presley generously supported our United Way network with gifts … Continue reading

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New United Way artwork: the equation for a better quality of life

The United Way of the Mid-South marketing and communications department is using a new piece of artwork to remind us that improving education, financial stability and health results in a better quality of life for everyone in our community. The … Continue reading

Posted in Advertisements, Day of Caring, Education, Financial Stability, Health, News