Running an Employee Giving Campaign in a Virtual World

Running an Employee Giving Campaign in a Virtual World

While our world is slowly returning to normal, your company still may not be in the office when it is time to run your Community Giving Campaign. If that is the case, don’t fret! You can still have a fun, involved, and successful campaign that engages employees and...
3 Things You Should Know About Juneteenth

3 Things You Should Know About Juneteenth

Starting this year, United Way of Greater Nashville is recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday. Currently, Juneteenth is not a federal holiday. But, because most states observe Juneteenth, it is a national holiday. On June 18th, we are extending staff time away from work...
Inspiring a Love of Reading

Inspiring a Love of Reading

All children in Tennessee, from birth to age five, are eligible to receive one high-quality book each month straight to their mailboxes—at no cost to families. Books are personalized with the child’s name and mailed directly to their home, inspiring a love for reading...
FreeWill Provides Peace of Mind

FreeWill Provides Peace of Mind

In this video, Heather and Adam discuss the benefits of FreeWill, a free online service for making a Last Will & Testament. A will gives you peace of mind today and leaves a legacy that supports the people and causes most important to you tomorrow. United Way...
Presenting Our 2020 Campaign Awards

Presenting Our 2020 Campaign Awards

To every workplace that supported us in 2020: We are so grateful. No. 1 Campaign We are so grateful to HCA Healthcare for achieving the highest campaign total ($1.4 million) through employee giving, corporate support and special events—and for leading the way in...
Social and Emotional Learning: Part I

Social and Emotional Learning: Part I

Social and Emotional Learning: What’s It About? Social and Emotional Learning, or SEL, is an education buzzword. You may have heard SEL mentioned in the news or from your child’s school. But what is SEL? Does it belong in our schools or is it just another fad?...
Employee Spotlight: Adam Wilczek

Employee Spotlight: Adam Wilczek

Meet Adam Wilczek: Conservative, Dedicated, and Detail Oriented Adam, a New Jersey native, relocated to Brentwood in 1996. At that time, he joined PICA, a United Way corporate partner, serving as COO and a leading international expert on preventing patient injury....
What’s Happening at United Way?

What’s Happening at United Way?

Awesome things are happening at United Way! In the video below, Christiane, Tamara and Nicole highlight three ways our team members, volunteers and partners have uplifted our community since the start of the year. #LiveUnited
Employee Spotlight: Ambere Lewis

Employee Spotlight: Ambere Lewis

Meet Ambere Lewis: Ambitious, Compassionate, and Resourceful All kids deserve to start kindergarten ready to learn. That is why our Read to Succeed program partners with early childhood sites throughout the city to nurture a comprehensive early childhood learning...
Mom Avoids Hospital with Poison Help Hotline

Mom Avoids Hospital with Poison Help Hotline

Accidental poisonings among children and safe handling concerns among adults have increased as Tennesseans attempt to protect themselves and loved ones from COVID-19. National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW) raises awareness of poison risks within our homes, workplaces...
Employee Spotlight: Heather Hill

Employee Spotlight: Heather Hill

Meet Heather Hill: Enthusiastic. Confident. Team Player. Heather has had an interesting journey with United Way. She joined the organization back in 2005. After three years, she took time away from the workplace to care for her kids and then found her way back to the...
Students Make Progress with Raise Your Hand Tutoring

Students Make Progress with Raise Your Hand Tutoring

The Raise Your Hand tutoring program is special to United Way! For 10 years, community volunteers have helped hundreds of 1st–4th grade students in thirteen Williamson County schools improve their math and reading skills. In this video our Manager, Education...