Category Archives: Improving health for adults & seniors

United Way sponsors conference to help employers respond to domestic violence among employees, January 24, 2014

United Way of the Mid-South’s network of partners works to reduce domestic violence in our community in many ways, including the use of education and awareness efforts. Domestic violence isn’t a “private matter” that stays in a person’s home when … Continue reading

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Quick photo: Strategic Plan meetings focused on local health priorities

This morning, leaders working to address Mid-South health meet to discuss local health issues and how United Way’s evolutionary strategic plan can help improve area measures.

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UPDATE: July 19th session is completely filled / United Way & area partners information sessions on the Affordable Care Act

UPDATE: The July 19th session is completely filled – thank you for making this such a successful event! The story below was previously published on the United Way News Center. United Way of the Mid-South, in partnership with Tennessee Health … Continue reading

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United Way and area partners present information sessions on the Affordable Care Act (July 10 & 19)

United Way of the Mid-South, in partnership with Tennessee Health Care Campaign and Meritan will host information sessions about the Affordable Care Act. Over the last twenty years, paying health insurance premiums and other health bills have become harder and … Continue reading

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Take a quick survey and help United Way build a healthier community!

United Way and Shelby County Government are asking local citizens to help build a healthier community by completing a quick 10-15 minute anonymous survey¬†online this summer. As part of United Way’s Strategic Plan work we are continuing to gather information … Continue reading

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United Way sponsors workshops to help organizations respond to domestic violence among employees May 30, June 27

United Way of the Mid-South’s network of partners works to reduce domestic violence in our community in many ways, including the use of education and awareness efforts. Domestic violence isn’t a “private matter” that stays in a person’s home when … Continue reading

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Media: The Commercial Appeal highlights United Way grant for mobile food pantry work in northwest Mississippi

Mobile food pantry will distribute free food again on February 27 in DeSoto County More than 800 families were helped during the most previous distribution of food from the Mid-South Food Bank’s mobile pantry project, made possible thanks to a … Continue reading

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