Category Archives: Partner Agencies

Unable to speak at age six with a cleft palate, United Way staff member Nakisha Coffey is now a voice for our common good

Nakisha Coffey shocked many of her coworkers at United Way of the Mid-South earlier this year when she shared that as a child, United Way had helped her in overcoming a cleft palate condition. Cleft palate is a condition that … Continue reading

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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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First campaign countdown meeting shares insights about ongoing support drives as the fundraising season is underway

United Way recently held its first in-house campaign countdown meeting to review reports from the top 20 campaigns underway in the Mid-South. The top divisions for the week were the Retail and Commercial areas. Division leaders change rankings each meeting, … Continue reading

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NEWS RELEASE: United Way presents over $322,500 to support nonprofit work in Fayette County, TN

“All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” United Way Senior Vice President Faye Carter shared this famous quote during a meeting in Somerville, TN where she praised the goodwill and generosity of … Continue reading

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“Cotney Cottage” brings two United Way partners together for healthier housing

Earlier this week two United Way network partner agencies joined forces to open a new cottage, specially-designed for people with medical needs. Meritan and United Housing, Inc. joined forces to create the Deborah Cotney Cottage. The cottage is a medical … Continue reading

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United Way kicks off work in Tunica, MS by celebrating successes with local agencies, volunteers, partners & leaders

United Way held a gathering to celebrate the start of the fundraising season earlier this week in Tunica, MS and to share the news that United Way is investing nearly $99,000 to support partner nonprofit agencies in the county. The … Continue reading

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Local volunteers share insights about being part of United Way Day of Caring

United Way’s Day of Caring event is an annual celebration of the power volunteers provide for our area’s nonprofit sector, working with agencies that improve life for our community. Whether it’s demanding yet satisfying work projects that beautify landscaping on … Continue reading

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