Category Archives: Fund Raising

Volunteers: United Way Loaned Executives serve on the front lines of caring

Serving as a United Way Loaned Executive can be fun. But, it can also be challenging. Thankfully, year in and year out, United Way of the Mid-South receives some of Memphis’ top employees from companies around the city. These volunteer … Continue reading

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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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American Snuff Company, LLC joins United Way drive with check presentation

United Way of the Mid-South received a generous $7,500 check from American Snuff Company, LLC earlier this week to support our work to improve local education, financial stability and health. Gene Crain, Senior Director of Manufacturing and Clayton Griffin, Senior … Continue reading

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Campaign report “scares” up big numbers for regional United Way fundraising drive

Late October’s campaign countdown meeting in the United Way office is always a treat, as many staff and volunteers show up dressed for the Halloween season. Yesterday’s meeting had a great assortment of costumes, with many people acting “in character” … Continue reading

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United Way celebration featured in Lauderdale Voice and Lauderdale County Enterprise newspapers

United Way of the Mid-South’s recent celebration event was featured in the Lauderdale Voice and Lauderdale County Enterprise newspapers earlier this month, recognizing our network’s efforts to improve education, financial stability and health across Lauderdale County. Photos accompanying the stories featured … Continue reading

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