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Office closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The United Way of the Mid-South office is closed today in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Our office will reopen tomorrow.

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Cute animated “happy holidays” video from United Way

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Video from Leadership DeSoto highlights area hunger, poverty, United Way partnership with Mid-South Food Bank

A video created by members of Leadership DeSoto shares footage from a food distribution effort at the Landers Center which we highlighted on the United Way News Center some months ago. The distribution took place thanks to a partnership between … Continue reading

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United Way Golf Scramble today

The United Way Golf Scramble is getting underway at the Cottonwoods course at Harrah’s in Tunica, MS. The scramble begins at 1:00 p.m. More photos to come from Tunica later today!

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Video: Youth United Way “Thank-A-Thon” shares appreciation with Mid-South

Late last month, teens in the Youth United Way Leadership Program made calls to Mid-Southerners who support United Way to thank them for their generosity. United Way student intern Richard Taylor caught the action with this short video.

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Teenagers are encouraged to visit the Mid-South Teen Summer Volunteer Fair today

Teenagers have greater amounts of free time during the summer and many are searching for opportunities to make a difference as a local volunteer. This afternoon from 3:00 until 6:00 at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Avenue in … Continue reading

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