Category Archives: Day of Caring

Letter to United Way President from Mid-South child gets an A+ in our book

We’re not sure if the letter United Way President Bryce Haugsdahl received was part of a homework assignment, but if it was, we want the youngster to know he made an “A+” with our United Way staff. The letter came … Continue reading

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Quick Photos: ServiceMaster’s big Day of Caring!

United Way Day of Caring 2013 last week was a great success, and for the next few weeks we’ll be sharing photos and stories from organizations and nonprofits about the work performed by local volunteers to help kick off the … Continue reading

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Today’s the day – United Way Day of Caring 2013!

Today’s the day! Friday, August 23rd is United Way Day of Caring! After long months of planning and matching volunteers with nonprofit worksites, United Way Day of Caring is underway across our community. Our kickoff rally at the Salvation Army … Continue reading

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This Friday – United Way Day of Caring 2013!

After long months of planning and matching volunteers with nonprofit worksites across the Mid-South, United Way Day of Caring is ready to launch this Friday! Starting with a kickoff rally at the Salvation Army Kroc Center at 800 E. Parkway … Continue reading

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Local volunteers share insights about being part of United Way Day of Caring

United Way’s Day of Caring event is an annual celebration of the power volunteers provide for our area’s nonprofit sector, working with agencies that improve life for our community. Whether it’s demanding yet satisfying work projects that beautify landscaping on … Continue reading

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Education Update: Team Read partnership brings volunteers together to tutor and promote reading in local schools

United Way of the Mid-South has partnered with Memphis City Schools to provide literacy and other tutoring through Team Read, a collaborative  encouraging students to read and matching literacy tutors with students in local elementary schools. FedEx has a team … Continue reading

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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

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