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If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at our organization, you’ve come to the right place.

Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news updates.

Mark your calendars for Giving Tuesday on December 1, the biggest global day of generosity of the year, as organizations from across the world will witness millions of people rallying to support causes they care about!

United Way of West Tennessee is hosting a drive from Sept. 14 through Sept. 25. and is accepting gently used devices for students in school districts around West Tennessee who lack access to virtual classrooms. 

As the community seeks further unity and effective change, United Way of West Tennessee and the Jackson Chamber have partnered together to host the "Be the Change" Outdoor Film Series on Equity and Justice each Saturday evening from July 11-August 1.

United Way of West Tennessee and the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation are working to fill the gap for displaced workers who do not qualify for traditional unemployment benefits.

Christmas Partners will soon be accepting applications for holiday assistance.

United Way Selects Matthew Marshall as New CEO after Two-Month Search

Search this site to find feeding programs for kids while school is out this summer.

Learn why we partner with programs that provide communal meals or home delivered meals to seniors in need.

Hundreds of West Tennesseans dined Thursday at Jackson Fairgrounds Park at the First Ladies’ Luncheon, raising money for an important cause.

Turns out, helping others can actually help you live longer. You heard that right: the key to a long and fruitful life might exist in what you give, not in what you get.

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