Monthly Archives: October 2012

UPDATED: The United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund established in New York City

(UPDATED Nov. 1) The local United Way organizations serving communities impacted by the devastating forces of Hurricane Sandy have formed The United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund to address immediate and long-term recovery needs created by the storm. Visit UWSandyRecovery.org to donate to … Continue reading

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FREE workshops on fixing credit – and *keeping* it fixed

United Way of the Mid-South is proud to sponsor free credit repair workshops which teach attendees how to better manage finances and improve credit scores. The workshops are presented by Gary Patterson, Regional Manager of Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions. The … Continue reading

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The Bar-Kays donate time to entertain United Way’s troops during latest meeting

Also: Special visits from Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council and Enterprise Holdings bring great news to the campaign United Way celebrated its third campaign countdown meeting with a great sense of fun and accomplishment, as General Campaign Chairman Joe DiNicolantonio had … Continue reading

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United Way hosts meeting for Memphis Child Advocacy Center initiative, “Stewards of Children”

Earlier this month, United Way of the Mid-South and Memphis Child Advocacy Center announced a special gathering for community leaders to learn how they can play an important role in preventing child sexual abuse. Details about Memphis Child Advocacy’s Stewards … Continue reading

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Rescheduled: MLGW basketball tournament helps United Way, November 10-11

MLGW’s fourth Annual Basketball Tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday and Sunday, November 10th and 11th at Penny Hardaway’s Fast Break Court in the Methodist University Gym, 1287 Linden Avenue in Memphis, TN. The tournament runs from 11:00 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Lauderdale Chamber hosts “Pull Together for United Way” fire truck pulling contest on Saturday, Nov. 10th

Is your team ready to pull this truck? Grab 11 of your closest friends and co-workers to help raise funds and awareness for United Way’s work in Lauderdale County! The Lauderdale Chamber / Economic Community Development is teaming with the … Continue reading

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Students preparing for Youth United Way “Pins for Pennies” Sunday, October 28th

Youth United Way Leadership Program students are coming together to prepare for the Pins For Pennies bowling event on Sunday, October 28th. Students are assembling gift bags and sorting t-shirts in preparation for the event today in the United Way … Continue reading

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