Employee Spotlight: Melissa Cornejo-Nell

Employee Spotlight: Melissa Cornejo-Nell

Meet Melissa: Thoughtful. Compassionate. Driven. For today’s spotlight, we’re excited to feature Melissa, one of our newest team members. Melissa is part of The Family Collective (TFC), a United Way collaboration that works to prevent and end family homelessness....
Nashville Education Hotline

Nashville Education Hotline

This summer, our Education team launched their new podcast–Nashville Education Hotline–which features advocates, educators, parents and community leaders sharing their education journeys and exploring issues of local education. In our latest episode, Susan Frizsell...
Employee Spotlight: Brandon Haney

Employee Spotlight: Brandon Haney

Meet Brandon: Curious. Adventurous. Adaptable. The Nashville Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) helps people move from a state of instability to a state of empowerment with new savings habits, higher credit scores and lower debt burdens. In the last eight years, 8,400...
Tax Filings Made Simple

Tax Filings Made Simple

IRS-certified tax preparers help thousands of individuals and families prepare their tax returns each year at no cost through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) free tax prep program. In this video, Im shares recent highlights and challenges as VITA navigates...
What’s Happening at United Way?

What’s Happening at United Way?

Awesome things are happening at United Way! Sonya, Mia and Dianna highlight three ways we’ve expanded our programs in recent months to amplify grade-level reading and serve more neighbors across Greater Nashville and beyond.
Financial Empowerment Is Only An Appointment Away

Financial Empowerment Is Only An Appointment Away

In this video, Sam and Ace discuss services provided by the Financial Empowerment Center, as well as the impact of program. The Financial Empowerment Center offers no-cost one-on-one financial counseling to anyone who needs it—regardless of income. Our counselors help...
Nashville Education Hotline

Nashville Education Hotline

Our Education team is excited to launch their new podcast–Nashville Education Hotline–which features advocates, educators, parents and community leaders sharing their education journeys and exploring issues of local education. In episode one, advocate, avid reader and...
Employee Spotlight: Amanda Williams

Employee Spotlight: Amanda Williams

Meet Amanda: Perfectionist. Problem Solver. Optimist. Amanda Williams is a graphic designer who worked with our organization as an independent contractor for nearly seven years before transitioning to the United Way team in May 2019. Over the years, she has learned...
Get Connected. Get Help.

Get Connected. Get Help.

The 211 Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day information and referral helpline. Lakelia Lovan, our 211 Manager, shares how trained specialists connects residents to resources like counseling, disaster assistance, food, health care and insurance assistance, housing and utility...
Social and Emotional Learning: Part II

Social and Emotional Learning: Part II

Social and Emotional Learning: What’s It About? Part II We’re back to look at the brain’s role in Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). In Part I, we explored the relationship between SEL and education, and we noted how many school districts have embraced the...