Category Archives: Information Resources

FAFSA may be your key to affording college or career school, completion help available

Completing a FAFSA submission can be the difference between having money to go to school to be trained for a career or missing out on education and facing a lifetime of struggles with financial stability. United Way of the Mid-South, … Continue reading

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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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New flyer encouraging people to WAIT! and use the Free Tax Prep program available in English, Spanish

A new flyer encouraging people to wait to file tax returns so they can use United Way’s Free Tax Prep program is now available in both English and Spanish languages. Many people may get their last paycheck in December and … Continue reading

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United Way staff member featured in Commercial Appeal promotion

East Memphis, Bartlett and Germantown, TN can see United Way Communications V.P. Dave Skorupa in the Sports section of The Commercial Appeal today, sharing insights about using the newspaper’s app in an announcement. “I’ve used the paper’s app as one … Continue reading

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Be a Financial Stability champion: Volunteer training for our “Free Tax Prep” program is underway

United Way, the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance (EITCA) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) are recruiting volunteers to help low income families and individuals file their taxes for FREE. Our “Free Tax Prep” program enables people to avoid charges … Continue reading

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Education & Poverty: United Way sponsors Ruby K. Payne seminar to help more children become interested in learning

A capacity crowd at the Teacher Training Academy listened as Dr. Ruby Payne shared insights on keeping children interested in learning last week. Teachers from area schools sat at tables as Payne, founder of aha! Process, explained how poverty impacts … Continue reading

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United Way specialist Ashley Washington on WBBP 1480 AM tomorrow, 1:00 p.m.

Recruiting volunteers and increasing awareness of Free Tax Prep: Ashley Washington, United Way Community Impact Specialist, will be a guest on WBBP 1480 AM tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 to discuss our financial stability work with Free Tax Prep centers and … Continue reading

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