Anthony’s Story

Local veteran, Anthony, came to Operation Stand Down of TN for help and entered the Transitional Housing Program, homeless and struggling. During the first 30 days of the program, Anthony followed his plan and completed the Return to Life program. He had such a positive attitude and strong leadership skills that he became the resident … Continue reading “Anthony’s Story”

Text GIFT to 40403 this Giving Tuesday!

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and now…..Giving Tuesday! United Way of the Greater Clarksville has launched its new Text to Give option allowing donors the ability to give right from their smart phones. This just in time for the rising, global movement, #GivingTuesday, on November 29, 2016. The busiest time of year is … Continue reading “Text GIFT to 40403 this Giving Tuesday!”

2016-2017 GIVING CAMPAIGN “TAKES-OFF”

Under the colorful canopies of expert sky divers, United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region embarked on its annual giving campaign Thursday at the Clarksville Regional Airport.  Following a welcome reception, local United Way supporters and partners gathered on the tarmac as a parachutist team boarded its aircraft and prepared for take-off.  Diving 6,000 feet … Continue reading “2016-2017 GIVING CAMPAIGN “TAKES-OFF””

Greg and Roy’s Story

Greg was introduced to Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2014 when his father learned of the opportunity through the Mentoring Children of Prisoner’s Program. At 30 years of age, his mother had been struggling to raise and provide for he and his five siblings, ranging in age from 6 to 14. She had a part … Continue reading “Greg and Roy’s Story”

2016 Day of Action / Summer Slide Book Drive

United Way will soon be celebrating this year’s DAY OF ACTION … a day around the world where individuals are invited to join together to volunteer and improve lives. In our community, United Way is partnering with The City of Clarksville to help beat the “SUMMER SLIDE” – a critical loss of learning during the summer … Continue reading “2016 Day of Action / Summer Slide Book Drive”

STOP THE SUMMER SLIDE

United Way will soon be celebrating this year’s DAY OF ACTION … a day around the world where individuals are invited to join together to volunteer and improve lives. In our community, United Way is partnering with The City of Clarksville to help beat the “SUMMER SLIDE” – a critical loss of learning during the summer … Continue reading “STOP THE SUMMER SLIDE”

Celebrating MISSION POSSIBLE: United Way Honors Agents of Change

United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region hosted its Annual Membership Meeting and Campaign Celebration at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Thursday, May 19th.  Reflecting the Mission Possible campaign theme, the event recognized local contributors, volunteers and partners for their dedicated service as agents of change. “We are here today to honor those who … Continue reading “Celebrating MISSION POSSIBLE: United Way Honors Agents of Change”

JOIN US | 2016 Annual Meeting & Campaign Celebration

United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region invites the community to its 2016 Annual Membership Meeting and Campaign Celebration on Tuesday, May 19, 2016 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Concluding this year’s “Mission Possible” campaign theme, the event will recognize United Way agents of change – volunteers, contributors, workplace partners and partner agency programs … Continue reading “JOIN US | 2016 Annual Meeting & Campaign Celebration”

United We Dine 2016

Eleven local eateries opened their doors to United Way patrons and the rest of the community for the United We Dine event fundraiser on March 3rd. Clarksville participating restaurants included Bojangles’, Dairy Queen, Edward’s Steakhouse, Gingham Cafe, Harbor Cafe, Hops Road, Miss Lucille’s Cafe, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, Wicked Good Sandwiches and The Dip Dairy … Continue reading “United We Dine 2016”

Community Garden: First Installment

Thanks to the help from about 40 local volunteers, the first installment to the revitalization of the Brandon Hills Community Garden is off to a fantastic start! This project is a collaborative effort among Montgomery County Government, Clarksville Academy, The Food Initiative, United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region and the Montgomery County/TSU Extension office. … Continue reading “Community Garden: First Installment”