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cityCURRENT Charity Spotlight

cityCURRENT creates moments and media to power the GOOD. A team of businesses have joined forces and funds to make a difference through philanthropy and volunteerism, hosting free events and producing an array of positive-oriented media… 

Local Resources for Veterans

If you haven’t served in the military, or don’t have a close friend or relative who has, you might not understand the struggles many United States veterans face when they return home. After all, many veterans are doing well, building careers, supporting…

Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence

United Ways across the U.S. support organizations that help victims of domestic violence. These organizations benefit when we (1) increase overall awareness about domestic violence and (2) and take direct action in their causes and mission…

cityCURRENT Charity Spotlight

cityCURRENT creates moments and media to power the GOOD. A team of businesses have joined forces and funds to make a difference through philanthropy and volunteerism, hosting free events and producing an array of positive-oriented media… 

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Local Resources for Veterans

If you haven’t served in the military, or don’t have a close friend or relative who has, you might not understand the struggles many United States veterans face when they return home. After all, many veterans are doing well, building careers, supporting…

read more

Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence

United Ways across the U.S. support organizations that help victims of domestic violence. These organizations benefit when we (1) increase overall awareness about domestic violence and (2) and take direct action in their causes and mission…

read more

Food Truck Schedule

We thank our corporate partners for hosting Food Truck Fundraisers and other entertaining and creative activities during their workplace giving campaigns. Join us for great food, games, good music, a magic show, bake sale, and more at the following events…

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2018 Days of Caring

Days of Caring is a United Way initiative to scale and coordinate strategic volunteer engagement across Williamson County. This year, we worked with over a dozen corporate partners to recruit volunteers, and then assigned them to local nonprofit agencies with…

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Hunger Prevention Month

September is Hunger Action Month– a month where people stand together with Feeding America and the network of food banks that fight hunger in Middle Tennessee and across the country. We’re all better off when our neighbors have food, a roof over their heads, and gas…

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Honor 9/11 Victims by Volunteering

September 11th is National Day of Service and Remembrance, a culmination of efforts originally launched in 2002 to promote community service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and first…

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International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day marks the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights. In the U.S., research shows that children who read proficiently by third grade are more likely to graduate high school. In Tennessee, only 35%…

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What is Labor Day?

Labor Day was born from sociopolitical efforts to unify union workers and reduce work time. The vital force of labor fostered high standards of living in the U.S. and the greatest production the world has ever known. Therefore, it is appropriate that our nation…

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5 Ways to Ease the Transition to College

It’s that time of year when thousands of students are starting or returning to college across Tennessee. And for many of these students, college will open the door to social causes across our communities. For freshmen, its…

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Franklin Tomorrow Celebrates Volunteers

 Franklin Tomorrow Celebrates Community Volunteers United Way of Williamson County (UWWC) corporate partners, Atmos Energy and CenterPoint Energy Services, won the Corporate Team Award at the 12th annual Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards celebration. Every year,...

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Shopping for School Supplies Without Breaking the Bank

 Shopping for School Supplies Without Breaking the Bank As schools across Tennessee prepare to open their doors in the month ahead, retailers are preparing for the second largest shopping season: back to school. Tennessee’s sales tax holiday takes place every year on...

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