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Community Story: Transforming Hailey’s Home

Hailey lives with muscular dystrophy, and in recent months, the disease has progressed. She lost the ability to walk and now relies on a wheelchair for mobility. The change in Hailey’s level of care was especially challenging for her…

Local United Ways Merge to Serve Growing Community

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (UWMN) and United Way of Williamson County (UWWC) announced today that the two organizations have officially merged as of October 31, 2019. The newly combined organization will rebrand…

Mom Walks Tall with Legal Aid Society

United Way stand withs mothers like Gina and Trisha, and the many women, men, and children across Tennessee who are safe from violence today because of the support of United Way partners. For 20 years, Trisha woke up to abuse. Her…

5 Facts About Hunger in Tennessee

nearly 1 million Tennesseans will worry about where their next meal will come from. They are food-insecure, which means they struggle to provide or eat enough each day. But hunger means more…

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Ready, Set, Vaccinate

Last year, our health efforts helped 12,829 people access medical, dental, and behavioral care, as well as a counseling and therapies. With cooler weather approaching, we’re happy to share a few actions you can take to…

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Milestones for Kids

Five is an exciting age for many children. It marks the year that most children enter kindergarten– leaving their family for the first time to engage in a formal education with their peers. By age 5, kids should be demonstrating key social, cognitive…

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What Difference Will You Make?

As Mandela Day inspires people throughout the world to serve – even in small ways – today and every day, consider connecting with the United Way team about how you can help children get a good start in life through…

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Let’s Fight Summer Slide

Free summer reading activities are available to kids at three area school libraries, including story hour, crafts, and snacks. These activities promote high-quality learning activities that build on kids’ learning achievements…

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