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United Way Launches Coalition to Help Those Impacted By Government Shutdown

United Way Worldwide recently announced that it will lead the formation of the United for U.S. coalition, a joint effort by corporate partners, organized labor, the United Way network and…

3 Ways to Volunteer with United Way in the New Year

Volunteering is one of the best ways to learn about the needs of your community and the challenges that children, seniors, and families face each day. Volunteering provides you the opportunity to work with others who value lending a hand to their…

A Gift for You and Your Future

A will is one “tool” that United Way provides to help ensure families are stable and protected. Completing a will is one of the most important steps you can take for yourself and your family. A will can legally protect your spouse, children, and assets while spelling out…

A Gift for You and Your Future

A will is one “tool” that United Way provides to help ensure families are stable and protected. Completing a will is one of the most important steps you can take for yourself and your family. A will can legally protect your spouse, children, and assets while spelling out…

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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… 

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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…

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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…

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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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