Monthly Archives: January 2013

Memphis Police Department officers to provide “active shooter” workshop for the Mid-South Feb. 13 at United Way

Violent, unexpected attacks in unlikely places is a reality our nation is facing with disturbing frequency. The damage an armed assailant can create in a matter of seconds and minutes ends lives and threatens the security of communities. These “active … Continue reading

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United Way sponsors Volunteer Expo February 19 at Oak Court Mall – bringing volunteers & nonprofits together for our community

United Way of the Mid-South is the lead sponsor for the Volunteer Expo at Oak Court Mall on Tuesday, February 19th. The Expo features nonprofit organizations showcasing volunteer opportunities and programs to the community, and is a great way for … Continue reading

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Media: Youth United Way & Memphis Grizzlies “Dribble Parade” a huge hit with local television news

The Youth United Way Leadership Program’s participation in the first ever Memphis Grizzlies Dribble Parade earlier this week was widely covered by local television stations, spreading awareness of Youth United Way and its work in our region. You can see … Continue reading

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Saturday: Free tax preparation site opens at Soulsville as Bank On Memphis effort relaunches

People go to Soulsville to learn about legendary STAX music and local history, but this weekend they can also visit to receive FREE tax preparation and filing help thanks to United Way of the Mid-South’s Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance … Continue reading

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Photo gallery: Youth United Way and Memphis Grizzlies Dribble Parade, with special guest Mayor AC Wharton

Yesterday the first annual Memphis Grizzlies Dribble Parade bounced through downtown Memphis to promote youth physical fitness. An army of youth and teens in the Youth United Way Leadership Program and other groups united for an afternoon of activity and … Continue reading

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Weekend activities with United Way

Looking for activities helping our community this weekend? Check out these three events: Friday, Jan. 25: Today is national Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day across the country. A special presentation will take place downtown at the Federal Reserve Bank … Continue reading

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Fred’s and Mississippi Riverkings hold “Pack The House” night for United Way

(Written by David Schmoll, Mississippi Riverkings) SOUTHAVEN, MS. — On January 26, the Mississippi RiverKings and fred’s Super Dollar have teamed up to raise money for the United Way of the Mid-South on Belhaven University’s Pack the House night. All … Continue reading

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