Category Archives: United Ways of Tennessee

Media Release: United Ways from Tennessee speaking with state leaders about pre-kindergarten and funding of critical social services today

United Way advocates for pre-k, honors advocacy leaders, celebrates resolution (NASHVILLE, TN) United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of 39 United Ways in the state, gathers today for its annual Hill Day. The day includes a legislative breakfast at … Continue reading

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Haugsdahl leads final meeting as Chairman of United Ways of Tennessee

Bryce Haugsdahl, President of United Way of the Mid-South in Memphis, TN led his last meeting as Chairman of the United Ways of Tennessee organization last Friday. “We want to thank Bryce for his leadership as our state organization’s chairman … Continue reading

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Number of “disconnected youth” reaches 6.7 million, need for tutors and mentors is crucial

One in six young people between ages 16 and 24 years old are unattached to school in America. This means approximately 6.7 million are currently “disconnected” youth. There are approximately 3.4 million young people who are “chronically disconnected,” having no … Continue reading

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Hyde Family Foundations honored with Teaching Effectiveness Champion Award by United Ways of Tennessee

United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), an association of 38 United Ways across the state, honored the Hyde Family Foundations this morning with a Teaching Effectiveness Champion Award. The award was presented during United Way of the Mid-South’s Board of Directors … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Award presentations during United Way “Hill Day” in Nashville

Earlier this week, United Ways of Tennessee led an advocacy effort to support early education work in Nashville and awarded volunteers making a difference in this effort, including partners in the Raise Your Hand Tennessee project across the state. Here … Continue reading

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Media Release: United Way “Hill Day” supports Pre-K and family resource centers, awards advocacy leaders

Contact: Mary Graham, President, United Ways of Tennessee 615-495-9970 mary.graham@uwtn.org (NASHVILLE, TN) United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of38 United Way organizations across the state, will gather tomorrow for its “Hill Day” activities supporting preservation of funding for Pre-K classrooms … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: United Way of the Mid-South says “Raise your Hand Tennessee” with local volunteer tutor and mentor recruitment drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 Contact: Nefertiti Orrin, Senior Associate for Community Impact Phone: (901) 218-4258 | Email: nefertiti.orrin@uwmidsouth.org For information about United Way of the Mid-South, contact Dave Skorupa, United Way V.P. Communications  |  901.433.4380  | dave.skorupa@uwmidsouth.org United … Continue reading

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