Monthly Archives: April 2013

Teenagers are encouraged to visit the Mid-South Teen Summer Volunteer Fair today

Teenagers have greater amounts of free time during the summer and many are searching for opportunities to make a difference as a local volunteer. This afternoon from 3:00 until 6:00 at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Avenue in … Continue reading

Posted in Helping children and youth succeed, Uncategorized, Volunteers

Bruce Hopkins leads United Way’s fundraising effort as General Campaign Chairman for 2013-14

Bruce Hopkins, President, West Tennessee Region for First Tennessee Bank was welcomed by United Way of the Mid-South’s staff with a standing ovation this morning as he starts his work as General Campaign Chairman for 2013-14. Hopkins is the lead … Continue reading

Posted in Fund Raising, News, Volunteers

Save the date: Day of Caring scheduled for Friday, August 23rd, 2013

United Way of the Mid-South will kick off the regional fundraising drive with Day of Caring – a day of volunteerism strengthening local education, financial stability and health. More details will be coming soon. Please mark Friday, August 23rd, 2013 … Continue reading

Posted in Day of Caring, Volunteers

Congressman Cohen meets with United Way leaders, partner nonprofit agencies to discuss federal funding

Earlier this month Congressman Steve Cohen (Tennessee 9th District) met with United Way volunteers and staff, as well as representatives from partner nonprofit agencies in midtown Memphis to discuss a proposed 5% cut (which he does not support) in federal funding. Cohen … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Financial Stability, Funding Decisions, Information Resources, Partner Agencies, Public Policy, Volunteers | Leave a comment

Tomorrow’s CIM 3.0 Workshop shows how to generate reports, maps and data for grant applications

United Way’s CIM 3.0 will conduct a Grant Writing Community Cafe this Tuesday, April 23 at the Bridges boardroom at 477 N 5th St., Memphis, TN38105. The workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. and lasts until 10:30 a.m. CIM (Community Issues … Continue reading

Posted in CIM, Education, Grants, Information Resources, Technology

Tax Day: EITCA & VITA sites open today, serving key roles during Financial Literacy Month

(April 15) Most people know today is Tax Day across America – the deadline for filing your income tax information with the Internal Revenue Service. United Way’s Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance (EITCA) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers … Continue reading

Posted in Education, EITCA, Financial Documents, Financial Stability, Information Resources, Volunteers | Tagged , ,

United Way sponsors Ruby Payne seminar – local teachers and sector leaders learn more about challenges faced by people in poverty

When Ruby Payne came to the University of Memphis in late March with her message about children and adults transitioning from a life of poverty, she left attendants in the crowded ballroom with one overall theme: There is so much … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Events, Financial Stability, Grants, Health, Helping children and youth succeed, Information Resources