Author Archives: Dave Skorupa, UWMS

About Dave Skorupa, UWMS

Dave Skorupa is Director of Communications at United Way of the Mid-South in Memphis, TN

FAFSA may be your key to affording college or career school, completion help available

Completing a FAFSA submission can be the difference between having money to go to school to be trained for a career or missing out on education and facing a lifetime of struggles with financial stability. United Way of the Mid-South, … Continue reading

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Office closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The United Way of the Mid-South office is closed today in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Our office will reopen tomorrow.

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Listing of FREE Tax Prep help sites now available

A list of sites offering FREE Tax Preparation help through the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance (EITCA) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is now available as a downloadable Microsoft Word file. The contains information about Free Tax Prep sites … Continue reading

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Office closed for New Year’s Day

United Way of the Mid-South is closed for New Year’s Day. We will be open tomorrow, January 2nd. Thank you, and Happy New Year! Consider making a New Year’s resolution that improves people’s lives and helps the Mid-South be an … Continue reading

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Youth United Way “shoebox Christmas” a big hit at Binghampton Christian Academy

Youth United Way Director Clint Anderson reports that late last week, current and former Youth United Way program members delivered wrapped gifts to Binghampton Christian Academy. “Everyone who donated toys and wrapped a shoebox should feel good for the blessings … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteers, Youth United Way

Photo Gallery: Christmas spirit at work in United Way’s partnership with Organized Labor

Late last week, labor union members from the Mid-South helped assemble and distribute holiday food boxes from the Memphis AFSCME headquarters. United Way resources helped make the distribution effort possible. Senior Vice President of Community Engagement and Alignment Regina Walker … Continue reading

Posted in Labor Participation, Volunteers

Happy holidays! Our office is closed today and tomorrow.

United Way of the Mid-South’s office is closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 for Christmas. We are thankful for your support of our United Way network of care throughout the entire year! Your gifts of time, money and … Continue reading

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