Category Archives: Strengthening families and neighborhoods

Eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and possibly a larger refund? New flyers give you the information quick!

Find out if you fall in the income threshold that qualifies you for the Earned Income Tax Credit, which can greatly increase your potential tax refund! A list of income levels that are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit … 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

Posted in Crime, Education, Events, Health, Improving health for adults & seniors, Information Resources, News, Strengthening families and neighborhoods

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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United Way Community Conversations reveal desires for improved neighborhoods and expanded opportunties

There’s a lot of discussion across the Mid-South about goals and aspirations for our area – and much of it comes from United Way’s “Community Conversations” being conducted at locations across the region. United Way is bringing groups of people … 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

Posted in Crime, Education, Events, Health, Improving health for adults & seniors, Information Resources, News, Strengthening families and neighborhoods

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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Volunteer Now! Project Homeless Connect Memphis, Feb. 14, sponsored by United Way

Project Homeless Connect Memphis is seeking more volunteers for a massive one-day event on Thursday, February 14 at the Cook Convention Center. The project is sponsored by United Way of the Mid-South and helps unsheltered homeless people in Memphis and … Continue reading

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