Monthly Archives: September 2012

New United Way poster puts the spotlight on how your gifts help the homeless and hungry

A new poster from United Way of the Mid-South puts a spotlight on how donations to United Way and the organization’s network of nonprofit partners are working to help people who are homeless and hungry across the region. The poster … Continue reading

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Crittenden County network partners will receive nearly $39,000 from United Way of the Mid-South

United Way of the Mid-South has several nonprofit agency partners working in Crittenden County and United Way allocations volunteers have directed nearly $39,000 to help those agencies improve education, income and health. Cindy Greenwood, who leads the Crittenden County allocations committee … Continue reading

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Number of “disconnected youth” reaches 6.7 million, need for tutors and mentors is crucial

One in six young people between ages 16 and 24 years old are unattached to school in America. This means approximately 6.7 million are currently “disconnected” youth. There are approximately 3.4 million young people who are “chronically disconnected,” having no … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Helping children and youth succeed, Strengthening families and neighborhoods, United Way Worldwide, United Ways of Tennessee

United Way partner agencies pledge to “give until it feels good” during kickoff rally

Employees at United Way nonprofit agency partner organizations do a lot for the people in our community through the work they perform to improve education, financial stability and health across the Mid-South. In addition, these steadfast champions for the common … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising, Loaned Executives, News, Partner Agencies, Sponsored Representatives, Volunteers

United Way Day of Caring bringing volunteers together: Photos 2012

September 14th’s United Way Day of Caring event brought over 1,500 volunteers from across the Mid-South together to spend the day working at local nonprofit worksites. Becca Ashworth from United Way partner agency Porter-Leath has shared some photos of volunteers … Continue reading

Posted in Day of Caring, Volunteers

Still more (isn’t it great?) photos from United Way Day of Caring 2012

We’re still receiving great photos from September 14th’s United Way Day of Caring event, when over 1,500 volunteers from across the Mid-South volunteered to spend the day working at local nonprofit worksites. We will have additional photos to share this … Continue reading

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More great photos from United Way Day of Caring 2012

All this week we have been sharing photos from last Friday’s United Way Day of Caring event, when over 1,500 volunteers from across the Mid-South volunteered to spend the day working at local nonprofit worksites. Today’s photos are provided courtesy … Continue reading

Posted in Day of Caring, Volunteers