Monthly Archives: September 2013

Quick News Link: United Way thank you rally in DeSoto County featured in today’s DeSoto Appeal

A NEWS ITEM in today’s edition of The DeSoto Appeal reports on yesterday’s “thank you” rally in DeSoto County on the steps of the courthouse in Hernando, MS. Read the story here. (A subscription to The Commercial Appeal’s digital content may … Continue reading

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Team Spirit Trivia Contest Saturday, October 19 at CBHS to benefit United Way

Calling all trivia buffs! Put your power for remembering details to the test and help our community by supporting United Way at the Team Trivia Spirit Contest at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, TN. The Saturday, October 19th contest will … Continue reading

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Quick News Link: Grant from United Way helps SRVS purchase computer tablets for clients with special needs

A NEWS ITEM in today’s edition of The Commercial Appeal reports a grant from United Way is helping special needs clients at SRVS explore computer tablets. A subscription to The Commercial Appeal’s digital service is required to read the full story, … Continue reading

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“Cotney Cottage” brings two United Way partners together for healthier housing

Earlier this week two United Way network partner agencies joined forces to open a new cottage, specially-designed for people with medical needs. Meritan and United Housing, Inc. joined forces to create the Deborah Cotney Cottage. The cottage is a medical … Continue reading

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United Way kicks off work in Tunica, MS by celebrating successes with local agencies, volunteers, partners & leaders

United Way held a gathering to celebrate the start of the fundraising season earlier this week in Tunica, MS and to share the news that United Way is investing nearly $99,000 to support partner nonprofit agencies in the county. The … Continue reading

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FedEx 5K Run / Fun Walk for United Way brings a huge crowd of runners to Shelby Farms

Sunday afternoon the fields and paths of Shelby Farms were filled with runners taking advantage of the beautiful weather as participants in the 2013 FedEx Run / Fun Walk for United Way. (You can visit the official race website here) … Continue reading

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New short info film from Youth United Way

This short information film about Youth United Way was produced by United Way Summer Intern Richard Taylor. To follow Youth United Way on social media, check out @YUWmidsouth on Twitter and visit the still-growing group on Facebook (and be sure to check out … Continue reading

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