Category Archives: NFL

Special video featuring United Way & NFL to air during Thanksgiving game, Monday Night Football

United Way’s 40 year partnership with the National Football League is continuously evolving and growing, finding new ways to share the message of improving people’s lives across the nation. During halftime of the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Thanksgiving day … Continue reading

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Links: Roger Staubach and 40 years of United Way partnership with the NFL

A post on the United Way Worldwide website yesterday features an interview with Dallas Cowboys legendary quarterback Roger Staubach about life as a football player, successful businessman, and United Way volunteer. Staubach’s television commercials for United Way in the 1970s … Continue reading

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Saturday: Free tax preparation site opens at Soulsville as Bank On Memphis effort relaunches

People go to Soulsville to learn about legendary STAX music and local history, but this weekend they can also visit to receive FREE tax preparation and filing help thanks to United Way of the Mid-South’s Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance … Continue reading

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United Way Worldwide celebrates Day of Action and 125th anniversary of United Way movement with events in Washington, DC and New York City

Yesterday’s United Way Day of Action was a great success here in the Mid-South (see yesterday’s and this morning’s updates) and the story was similar for our friends at United Way Worldwide who celebrated the 125th anniversary of the United … Continue reading

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“Football Friday” brings out United Way team spirit before Super Bowl weekend

The unique relationship between the United Way network and the National Football League goes back several decades. During broadcasts of NFL games, public service announcements for United Way, Live United and activities such as the “Play 60” youth fitness initiative … Continue reading

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United Way Thanksgiving Halftime Show during Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions game

The United Way network will thank donors from across the nation as part of the NFL halftime show during the Thanksgiving Day matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions at 12:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast from … Continue reading

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United Way and NFL “Back to Football Friday” effort tackles childhood obesity

United Way, the NFL and other partners are once again teaming up for the battle against childhood obesity. This campaign through United Way’s partnership with the NFL encourages fans to show their team pride and support for youth health and … Continue reading

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