Monthly Archives: March 2013

Why pay for future problems with the IRS? Have your taxes prepared and filed for FREE with EITCA & VITA

Earlier this month, in a room at Klondike Library in North Memphis (next door to Northside High School), Mid-South citizens were getting their taxes prepared and filed with help from a trained volunteer. At other places across the region, people … Continue reading

Posted in EITCA, Financial Documents, Financial Stability, Volunteers

Quick photo: Television interview at United Way supported Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance / VITA site in Hickory Ridge Mall

Yesterday, the camera was rolling at the Hickory Ridge Mall FREE tax preparation site as IRS media specialist Dan Boone was interviewed by WREG News Channel 3 about smart ways to get your taxes prepared and filed this year. Boone … Continue reading

Posted in EITCA, Information Resources, News

MLGW provides power to United Way with generous campaign surpassing $655,000

MLGW’s fundraising campaign for United Way used a theme of “Motivating. Loving. Giving. Working.” The four-word theme certainly describes the support our community receives from MLGW employees, as seen by this year’s total of $655,150 for United Way. MLGW employees … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising, Volunteers

BNSF Railway impacts local education, financial stability and health with $12,000 gift to United Way

BNSF Railway operates more than 1,000 trains a day on one of the largest freight rail transportation networks in North America. A few weeks ago, the railway gave support to another important network with a $12,000 gift to United Way … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising

In The News: Southwest Elementary students in Fayette County succeed in coin-raising campaign for United Way

Southwest Elementary students were recognized for their innovation for producing a coin-raising campaign for United Way this weekend in The Commercial Appeal. The activity raised over $700.00 to help improve education, financial stability and health for citizens in Fayette County, … Continue reading

Posted in News

Youth United Way accepting applications for leadership program – Deadline March 29

Youth United Way is signing up teens from across the Mid-South to participate in its leadership program for local teenagers. If you know someone who is interested in gaining valuable leadership skills and working to help others and give back … Continue reading

Posted in Helping children and youth succeed, Youth United Way

United Way shares fundraising total-to-date and details of helping our community at Campaign Celebration and Annual Meeting

United Way announced the Mid-South community has raised over $25.1 million to improve local education, financial stability and health last Thursday during its Campaign Celebration and Annual Meeting at The Peabody in Memphis, TN. United Way of the Mid-South’s General … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fund Raising, Labor Participation, News, Strategic Plan