Category Archives: 90 years of United Way

Financial Stability: Free Tax Prep work goes social with new Twitter, Facebook pages

United Way’s work with the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance (ETICA) is one of our largest investments to strengthen people’s financial stability across the Mid-South. The effort has become widely known as “Free Tax Prep” in recent years. Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Snapshots in time: Memphis volunteers helping United Way in 1964

Janet Haas, Administrative Assistant in the Community Engagement and Alignment division of United Way, was recently asked by a local volunteer to help find a photo from the mid-1960s that had appeared in the newspaper. The task was daunting – … Continue reading

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Loyal Contributor Spotlight: Ruth Rawlings-Banks, United Way Leadership Giver since the mid-1970s

(Note: United Way is sharing Loyal Contributor stories as part of our 90th anniversary celebration and will continue beyond 2013. If you have a Loyal Contributor story to share, please contact the United Way News Center). Ruth Rawlings-Banks has been … Continue reading

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United Way of the Mid-South celebrates 90 years of service in 2013

Ninety years ago, a group of Memphis volunteers which had been operating with the working name of The Community Chest Federation formally incorporated as The Memphis Community Fund. This important first step led to the creation of an organization that … Continue reading

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