Category Archives: Funding Decisions

Agency partners applying for the United Way G. Bradley Wanzer, Jr. Award For Excellence this month

Many United Way network partner agencies are completing applications for this year’s United Way of the Mid-South G. Bradley Wanzer, Jr. Award for Excellence. The Award honors Brad Wanzer’s 31-year career at our United Way and his legacy of caring. It … Continue reading

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United Way presents over $9500 to support nonprofit work in Lauderdale County

Lauderdale County area mayors, executives from Lauderdale County nonprofit agencies and United Way volunteers and staff met early Monday morning at City Hall for a celebration of United Way of the Mid-South’s work in Lauderdale County. United Way presented a … Continue reading

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United Way and Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council honor local labor unions for work to improve the Mid-South

Last week, United Way and the Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council honored unions from across the region at the Union Hall, 1870 Madison in Memphis. Unions were presented awards of appreciation for their part in giving to and spreading awareness of … Continue reading

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Congressman Cohen meets with United Way leaders, partner nonprofit agencies to discuss federal funding

Earlier this month Congressman Steve Cohen (Tennessee 9th District) met with United Way volunteers and staff, as well as representatives from partner nonprofit agencies in midtown Memphis to discuss a proposed 5% cut (which he does not support) in federal funding. Cohen … Continue reading

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United Way distributes over $83,000 to network partners in Tunica County, MS

Health and human service nonprofits working to improve education, financial stability and health in Tunica County, MS will receive a total of more than $83,000 as a result of decisions from United Way of the Mid-South allocations committees. United Way … Continue reading

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Tate County network partners will receive $92,159 from United Way of the Mid-South

Several health and human service nonprofits working to improve education, financial stability and health in Tate County, TN will receive over $92,000 as a result of decisions from United Way of the Mid-South allocations committees. Contributions from organizations and citizens … Continue reading

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Quick photos: Presentation of United Way Catalyst Funds yesterday

United Way presents two major Catalyst Fund investments to impact local education and health Wednesday, we reported on two presentations from the United Way Catalyst Fund to organizations working on cross-sector approaches to better align local efforts impacting local education … Continue reading

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