Monthly Archives: November 2013

Special video featuring United Way & NFL to air during Thanksgiving game, Monday Night Football

United Way’s 40 year partnership with the National Football League is continuously evolving and growing, finding new ways to share the message of improving people’s lives across the nation. During halftime of the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Thanksgiving day … Continue reading

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Insider’s Look: United Way staff members collect food for Thanksgiving baskets

United Way Fundraising Specialist Lauren Hammond has been wearing two hats in our offices recently, helping drive in resources for the fundraising drive in her normal work while also coordinating our staff’s Thanksgiving basket collection effort. Last year, United Way … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Health, Volunteers

After Thanksgiving, get ready for Giving Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

a.) Black Friday – Shopping b.) Cyber Monday – Shopping online c.) Giving Tuesday – GIVING! Make a difference that helps the Mid-South – support Giving Tuesday Tuesday, December 3, 2013 is the official opening of the national holiday giving … Continue reading

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Fred’s, Inc. expands number of stores conducting United Way drives for 2013-14

Fred’s, Inc. has increased the number of stores running fundraising drives for United Way of the Mid-South. Thirteen stores in Tennessee and Arkansas will be taking part in the 2013-14 United Way campaign drive. United Way is grateful to all … Continue reading

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First Tennessee’s “First Ops” responds to the United Way call with teamwork, generosity

First Tennessee Bank’s First Ops employees showed great creativity in the ways they increased awareness of the critical needs United Way addresses in our community. Fundraising kickoff events at First Ops are accompanied by a theme, costumes, decorations and music … Continue reading

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United Way seeking volunteers for funding decisions (allocations process)

United Way of the Mid-South is seeking volunteers to help our Community Impact work as for allocations program reviews and standards of agency accountability certification. Volunteers will assist staff’s work with local nonprofit agencies and programs across the Mid-South. Each … Continue reading

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Youth United Way students give of their weekends to assemble Thanksgiving boxes

Last Saturday, students in the Youth United Way Leadership Program gave time and energy to assemble ten boxes of non-perishable items for local families to enjoy this Thanksgiving. The students donated food items and worked on teams to create more … Continue reading

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