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United Way Announces New Board Officers, Members
United Way Announces New Board Officers, Members

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced its 2017-18 board officers and members.

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United We Style This Thursday in Murfreesboro
United We Style This Thursday in Murfreesboro

Tangerine Salon and Spa will present the fourth annual United We Style event to benefit United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties again this year.

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United Way's 2017 Days of Action Impacts Local Community
United Way's 2017 Days of Action Impacts Local Community

This year's Days of Action impacted the local community with 250 volunteers putting in more than 1,000 hours of service to complete 20 projects over the span of three days throughout Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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United Way's Days of Action volunteer event - Thursday - Friday
United Way's Days of Action volunteer event - Thursday - Friday

Nearly 150 volunteers from the community will be gathering to complete 17 projects that benefit community organizations for United Way's Days of Action.ckly.

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United Way 2017 Catalyst Program Class Announced
United Way 2017 Catalyst Program Class Announced

Twenty-one individuals were recently selected to participate in United Way's Catalyst program. The new class of business leaders, identified by the Catalyst Alumni Council, will participate in the six month program...

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"Letter Of Intent" to United Way deadline is Friday

If you represent a non-profit organization, and would like to be considered to be a part of United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, the deadline to submit your Letter of Intent application is this coming Friday, January 13, 2017.

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United Way Seeking Collection Sites for Fourth Annual Community Baby Shower
United Way Seeking Collection Sites for Fourth Annual Community Baby Shower

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the Rutherford County Health Department are set to collect essential baby items for expectant and new mothers beginning January 10, 2017, through February 3, 2017.

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United Way Letter of Intent Application Now Available
United Way Letter of Intent Application Now Available

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' Letter of Intent application is now available for the 2017 funding cycle.

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United Way Letter of Intent Application Now Available
United Way Letter of Intent Application Now Available

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' Letter of Intent application is now available for the 2017 funding cycle.

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United Way Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Charity Tracker Launch
United Way Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Charity Tracker Launch

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is providing Charity Tracker, a shared case management and communications tool for local leaders in the nonprofit, faith-based, foundation, civic, academia, and government sectors in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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United Way Annual Report Highlights Impact on the Community
United Way Annual Report Highlights Impact on the Community

For every $1 invested in United Way's operation, $13 in value of services and impact are provided to the community.

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Changes at the local United Way
Changes at the local United Way

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently hired Jessica Cooper as the Community Impact Manager and McKenna Moore as the Director of Volunteer and Strategic Engagement.

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MTSU Partners with United Way to Promote Healthy Lifestyles in Youth
MTSU Partners with United Way to Promote Healthy Lifestyles in Youth

On Wednesday, September 14, more than 120 students from Middle Tennessee State University assembled nearly 2,700 healthy snack packs in partnership with United Way's Hometown Huddle.

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New Faces at the local United Way
New Faces at the local United Way

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently hired Dana Barrett and Casey Warren and announced the promotion of current staff member, Amy Painter, as Directors of Development.

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Fed $120K Grant Helps Emergency Food Supply
Fed $120K Grant Helps Emergency Food Supply

Rutherford County has been awarded $120,786 in federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security. These funds will help to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county under Phase 33 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP).

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Rutherford County Awarded $120,786 in Federal Funds Under Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Rutherford County Awarded $120,786 in Federal Funds Under Emergency Food and Shelter Program

Rutherford County has been chosen to receive $120,786 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county under Phase 33 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP).

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School Supplies Needed in Murfreesboro
School Supplies Needed in Murfreesboro

Claire Oliver with the United Way told News Radio WGNS they aim to collect more supplies than ever this year...

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BRAA teaming with United Way's Stuff the Bus
BRAA teaming with United Way's Stuff the Bus

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider Athletic Association is joining United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties to collect items for Back to School kits for kids Pre-K through fifth grade.

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RECORD HELP Coming From United Way!
RECORD HELP Coming From United Way!

With a record-breaking fundraising year, the United Way announced its plans to invest in 63 local services impacting the areas of education and youth success, health and financial stability.

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United Way Announces Plan to Impact Local Community
United Way Announces Plan to Impact Local Community

The United Way plans to invest $784,000 into the community through programs and services including 2-1-1 and Books from Birth.

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Last Chance to RSVP for United Way Community Celebration
Last Chance to RSVP for United Way Community Celebration

The deadline to register for the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' annual Community Celebration is June 13, 2016.

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United Way to collect items for Back to School kits
United Way to collect items for Back to School kits

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to collect items for Back to School kits for kids Pre-K through fifth grade beginning June 3, 2016, through July 18, 2016.

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United Way's 2016 Days of Action Impacts Local Community
United Way's 2016 Days of Action Impacts Local Community

This year's Days of Action, presented by Nissan, impacted the local community with 616 volunteers putting in 3,073 hours of service to complete 39 projects throughout Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Tickets Available for United Way's Seventh Annual Red, White and Bayou
Tickets Available for United Way's Seventh Annual Red, White and Bayou

Tickets are now available for United Way's signature fundraising event, Red, White and Bayou, presented by Ford of Murfreesboro.

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File Taxes for Free During Final Month of Tax Season
File Taxes for Free During Final Month of Tax Season

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties continues to offer free tax preparation this month for residents who make $62,000 or less.

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United Way Partners with Murfreesboro City Schools to Provide LEGO™ Robotics Program
United Way Partners with Murfreesboro City Schools to Provide LEGO™ Robotics Program

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, in partnership with Murfreesboro City Schools, recently launched LEGO™ Robotics as a pilot afterschool program.

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United Way Days of Action is this April
United Way Days of Action is this April

Days of Action is an opportunity for volunteer teams in the community to complete projects that benefit United Way partners.

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Reeves-Sain Makes $2,500 Donation to United Way
Reeves-Sain Makes $2,500 Donation to United Way

A portion of every flu shot given by Reeves-Sain was invested in the local community through the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. The final investment in the community was $2,500.

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The Recently Hosted Baby Shower was a Success
The Recently Hosted Baby Shower was a Success

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently hosted its third annual Community Baby Shower, in partnership with the Rutherford County Health Department and presented by Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital...

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Taxes done for free in Murfreesboro and Smyrna
Taxes done for free in Murfreesboro and Smyrna

VITA is a service providing free tax preparation to individuals with an annual household income of less than $62,000.

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Apply now for grant funding with the United Way in Rutherford or Cannon Counties
Apply now for grant funding with the United Way in Rutherford or Cannon Counties

The deadline for qualifying organizations to submit a Letter of Intent application for the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' 2016-17 grant funding cycle is January 15, 2016.

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Local Ford Dealer to present $41,000 check to the United Way in Murfreesboro on Friday
Local Ford Dealer to present $41,000 check to the United Way in Murfreesboro on Friday

Ford of Murfreesboro employees will be presenting a check in the amount of $41,000 to invest in the local United Way...

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Johnson Joins Staff at Local United Way
Johnson Joins Staff at Local United Way

Teresa Johnson has joined the staff of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties as the Data and Operations Manager.

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United Way Annual Report to the Community Now Available
United Way Annual Report to the Community Now Available

United Way's most recent Annual Report illustrated the tremendous growth and successes the organization has seen through its continuing transformation to the Community Impact Model.

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Brittany Montgomery Joins Staff at Local United Way
Brittany Montgomery Joins Staff at Local United Way

Brittany Montgomery comes to United Way after having served as the Unit Director for the Boys & Girls Club in Bedford County...

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CLASS: Fundraising and Development in local non-profits
CLASS: Fundraising and Development in local non-profits

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, in partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals, is set to host a half-day Community Training and Development Conference focused on fundraising and development.

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United Way Seeking Volunteers for 2016 VITA Program
United Way Seeking Volunteers for 2016 VITA Program

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is currently seeking volunteers for the 2016 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

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United Way Hometown Huddle was a great Success!
United Way Hometown Huddle was a great Success!

Last Friday, United Way volunteers from local companies participated in the third annual Hometown Huddle event, presented by Parks.

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Hometown Huddle is Sept. 25, 2015
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First Lady Crissy Haslam was in Murfreesboro for United Way event
First Lady Crissy Haslam was in Murfreesboro for United Way event

First Lady Crissy Haslam kicked off the event by applauding attendees for their dedication to advancing education and discussing education initiatives such as Raise Your Hand TN and the Governor's Books from Birth Foundation.

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Local United Way to oversee the Rutherford County Books from Birth chapter
Local United Way to oversee the Rutherford County Books from Birth chapter

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has recently announced its partnership with the Governor's Books from Birth Foundation to assume the responsibilities of the local Rutherford County Books from Birth chapter.

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NEW: Charity Tracker Case Management by the United Way
NEW: Charity Tracker Case Management by the United Way

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is planning to launch CharityTracker, a shared case management software, for local agencies in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Fourth Annual Stuff the Bus Makes an Impact
Fourth Annual Stuff the Bus Makes an Impact

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently completed its fourth annual Stuff the Bus program to benefit children in Rutherford and Cannon counties. Over $30,000 worth of school supplies were collected and assembled into 2,015 Back to School Kits by 125 volunteers.

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United Way and MTSU Athletics teaming up
United Way and MTSU Athletics teaming up

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will host the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce's Business Before Hours in partnership with Middle Tennessee State University Athletics...

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Help the United Way to 'Stuff the Bus' with Back to School Kits for Students
Help the United Way to 'Stuff the Bus' with Back to School Kits for Students

James Evans, Community Relations Coordinator for Rutherford County Schools, said, "There are many families in our county who struggle to pay for school supplies and efforts like Stuff the Bus provide a boost to ensure students start the year prepared to learn.

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United Way Celebrates Year of Impact at Annual Meeting
United Way Celebrates Year of Impact at Annual Meeting

Phil Holt, 2014-15 United Way Board Chair, said, "The name United Way Celebration is very appropriate. This event celebrates the positive impact being made in our community."

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United Way Celebrates Year of Impact at Annual Meeting
United Way Celebrates Year of Impact at Annual Meeting

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently hosted its Community Celebration, an annual meeting recognizing the organization's impact and accomplishments over the most previous fiscal year.

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United Way Community Celebration Wednesday
United Way Community Celebration Wednesday

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will hold its annual Community Celebration Wednesday. Then event begins at 11:30 with registration and lunch will be served for those with tickets at the Embassy Suites.

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United Way to hold the Community Celebration next week in Murfreesboro
United Way to hold the Community Celebration next week in Murfreesboro

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is hosting its annual meeting, known as the Community Celebration.

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Deadline Approaching to RSVP for United Way Community Celebration
Deadline Approaching to RSVP for United Way Community Celebration

The deadline to register for the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' annual Community Celebration is June 10, 2015.

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United Way VITA Has 1-Million Dollar Impact
United Way VITA Has 1-Million Dollar Impact

During United Way's 2015 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, more than 40 volunteer preparers completed 724 tax returns resulting in a $1,011,648 investment through tax refunds in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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School supplies needed in Rutherford County - Can you donate?
School supplies needed in Rutherford County - Can you donate?

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is kicking off its Stuff the Bus school supply collection benefiting children Kindergarten through 5th grade in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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2015 VITA Program Results in $1M+ Impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties
2015 VITA Program Results in $1M+ Impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties

During United Way's 2015 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, over 40 volunteer preparers completed 724 tax returns resulting in a $1,011,648 investment through tax refunds in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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United Way Community Celebration this summer
United Way Community Celebration this summer

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' Community Celebration will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.

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Tickets Available for United Way's Sixth Annual Red, White and Bayou
Tickets Available for United Way's Sixth Annual Red, White and Bayou

Tickets are now available for United Way's signature fundraising event, Red, White and Bayou. From the entertainment to the fare, this outdoors, casual dinner is reflective of the southern coastal culture.

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Days of Action impacted the local community with 418 volunteers
Days of Action impacted the local community with 418 volunteers

This year's Days of Action impacted the local community with 418 volunteers putting in 1,254 hours of service to complete 37 projects throughout Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Couser Joins Staff at Local United Way
Couser Joins Staff at Local United Way

Lisbeth (Lis) Couser has joined the staff of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties as the Director of Community Engagement.

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Tickets Available for United We Style
Tickets Available for United We Style

The 2015 United We Style Fashion Show will be held on Saturday, April 18th at The Gateway Village, located at 820 North Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro.

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United Way "Days of Action" Projects Available

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will again conduct "Days of Action." It will be held April 9th through 11th this year and offers an opportunity to volunteer services across the community.

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Tax program called VITA is for families with an income of $60,000 or less
Tax program called VITA is for families with an income of $60,000 or less

Through the United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, individuals and families with an annual household income of less than $60,000 can file their taxes for free from now until April 10, 2015.

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Second Annual Community Baby Shower Makes an Impact
Second Annual Community Baby Shower Makes an Impact

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently hosted its second annual Community Baby Shower to benefit families in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Paramedics & Fire Officials Begin Carrying 2-1-1 Cards
Paramedics & Fire Officials Begin Carrying 2-1-1 Cards

Area paramedics and firefighters will have a new tool to help the community. Terry Cunningham with Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services tells NewsRadio WGNS they'll be carrying 2-1-1 information cards.

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Volunteers are needed to help with the annual Community Baby Shower
Volunteers are needed to help with the annual Community Baby Shower

Last year's Community Baby Shower resulted in over 4,000 items collected and 250 baby bags assembled by 68 volunteers.

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Local non profits needing help should apply to the United Way

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced that the letter of intent application is available for local nonprofit agencies who are interested in the Community Impact Grant program.

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Save the Date: VITA Ribbon Cutting on January 30th
Save the Date: VITA Ribbon Cutting on January 30th

Join the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties for a Ribbon Cutting to mark the beginning of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

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Need FREE help with taxes in Murfreesboro? VITA Site Open From January 30 - April 15, 2015
Need FREE help with taxes in Murfreesboro? VITA Site Open From January 30 - April 15, 2015

In 2014, $842,893 was returned back into Rutherford and Cannon counties through the United Way VITA program.

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United Way Seeking Volunteers for Second Annual Community Baby Shower

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to collect baby items for at-risk families and mothers beginning January 7, 2015, through February 1, 2015.

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Social responsibility and volunteering in Rutherford County

The program's ultimate goal is to train volunteers to serve in nonprofit leadership roles, such as nonprofit boards, in both Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Local United Way to help residents with lower cost prescription drugs
Local United Way to help residents with lower cost prescription drugs

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has teamed up with the FamilyWize Prescription discount program to provide prescription discounts to thousands of individuals in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Volunteers needed to help with income tax program
Volunteers needed to help with income tax program

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is currently seeking volunteers for the 2015 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

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Rutherford County Government United Way Online Auction
Rutherford County Government United Way Online Auction

The Rutherford County Government annual online auction, benefiting the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon County, is LIVE.

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United Way Uses 2-1-1 Service to Gauge Community Needs
United Way Uses 2-1-1 Service to Gauge Community Needs

Each year, thousands of people in Rutherford and Cannon counties turn to United Way's 2-1-1 service for help. In fact, from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, United Way's 2-1-1 service received 9,150 calls by need from Rutherford and Cannon counties alone.

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Volunteers help fix and rebuild playgrounds in Rutherford County
Volunteers help fix and rebuild playgrounds in Rutherford County

This year, volunteers refurbished 13 playgrounds in Rutherford County, doubling from last year.

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Toot's teams up with the Sheriff's Office and Special Olympics Tuesday
Toot's teams up with the Sheriff's Office and Special Olympics Tuesday

Sheriff's School Resource Officers will raise funds for the Special Olympics bowling tournament while enjoying "good food and fun" during the "Wings and Rings" event Tuesday

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Are you registered to run in the United Way 5K?

The Run United 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run is taking place Saturday, September 27...

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RUN or WALK in the United Way 5k
RUN or WALK in the United Way 5k

Early registration for the fourth annual Run United 5k ends Friday, September 12.

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Deadline Approaching to Register for Run United 5K

Early registration for the fourth annual Run United 5K ends Friday, September 12. The race, presented by The Avenue Murfreesboro to benefit United Way, is set for Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7 a.m.

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United Way has huge impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties
United Way has huge impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Andy Womack, United Way board member, emphasized United Way's impact saying, "In 2013, United Way's 2-1-1 information and referral line took 5,411 calls...

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United Way has huge impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties
United Way has huge impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Andy Womack, United Way board member, emphasized United Way's impact saying, "In 2013, United Way's 2-1-1 information and referral line took 5,411 calls...

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Can you volunteer to help refurbish local playgrounds?
Can you volunteer to help refurbish local playgrounds?

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is partnering with Murfreesboro City Schools and Rutherford County Schools to refurbish playgrounds on September 26, 2014.

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More Pictures Added:
More Pictures Added: "Stuff the Bus" in Murfreesboro

The United Way “Stuff the Bus” sort-a-thon took place on Friday at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro. The event was a great success. Check out these great photos! 

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United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties receives another "Seal of Approval"

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced that it recently received another "seal of approval" from the United Way Worldwide organization...

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Help paying for medication, rent and your apartment deposit is available in Rutherford County
Help paying for medication, rent and your apartment deposit is available in Rutherford County

There is help available for Rutherford County residents who are having problems making ends meet. Ann Jordan, the Director of Community Helpers, tells of a recent case...

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Addressing Mental Health in the Communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties
Addressing Mental Health in the Communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties

With the ongoing increase in efforts to effectively address mental health in communities across the country, United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership have teamed together to  provide a solution for the community. 

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United Way Kicks Off Stuff the Bus Collection This Week
United Way Kicks Off Stuff the Bus Collection This Week

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Stuff the Bus collection kicks off Friday, June 20. Items will be collected through July 23, 2014 and will be sorted at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro on July 25, 2014.

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United Way Announces Investment Back to Local Community
United Way Announces Investment Back to Local Community

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announced Friday its plans to invest more than $2.75 million back into the community.

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2014 VITA Program Completes 534 Tax Returns
2014 VITA Program Completes 534 Tax Returns

The 2014 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program completed 534 tax returns online and at the physical location with more than a $750,989 investment through tax refunds in Rutherford and Cannon Counties.

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Local Schools to Benefit from United Way’s Stuff the Bus
Local Schools to Benefit from United Way’s Stuff the Bus

MURFREESBORO - The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to collect items for literacy kits for kids pre-k through third grade beginning June 20, 2014, through July 23, 2014. 

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Help collect school items for less fortunate children in our community
Help collect school items for less fortunate children in our community

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to collect items for literacy kits for kids pre-k through third grade beginning June 20, 2014, through July 23, 2014.

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Local United Way President and CEO Meagan Flippin Speaks to MTSU Students
Local United Way President and CEO Meagan Flippin Speaks to MTSU Students

Now president and CEO of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, Meagan Flippin told MTSU students Friday that career opportunities abound in the nonprofit sector for those students willing to build relationships...

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United Way "Days of Action"

The United Way's 2014 Days of Action has had a big impact on projects that benefit United Way partner programs. Over 800 volunteers have completed projects all over Rutherford and Cannon Counties since Thursday. 

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United Way Fundraiser to be held at the home of Howard and Susan Wison this May

United Way’s signature fundraising event, Red, White and Bayou, will be held on May 17 at the Home of Howard and Susan Wilson, Belle Meadows Farm in Lascassas, Tennessee.

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2014 United We Style Event is April 5, 2014 - Are you going?

The 2014 United We Style Fashion Show will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at The Gateway Village located at 820 North Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro. 

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United Way Community Celebration, Over $3.4 Million Raised #UWCelebration
United Way Community Celebration, Over $3.4 Million Raised #UWCelebration

The United Way held their annual Community Celebration at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. The event Tuesday drew hundreds of community leaders from Rutherford and Cannon Counties and agencies working to help citizens. 

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United Way and Blue Raider Athletic Assoc. Join Forces

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is joining forces with the Blue Raider Athletic Association (BRAA), Toot's and MT Athletics to present 3 Point Play on March 1 at Murphy Center in Murfreesboro.

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United Way Partners with BRAA and Toot's to Present 3 Point Play
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is joining forces with the Blue Raider Athletic Association (BRAA), Toot's and MT Athletics to present 3 Point Play on March 1 at Murphy Center in Murfreesboro.
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United Way’s Community Celebration Set for March 4
United Way’s Community Celebration Set for March 4
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ annual Community Celebration will be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 11:30 AM at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.
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United Way Baby Shower a Big Success
United Way Baby Shower a Big Success

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties first ever Community Baby Shower was a big success. Over four-thousand items were collected and 250 bags to benefit at-risk families assembled Friday. 

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New Board Members for the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced its 2014 board officers and members.

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UPDATE: Help Still Needed with the Community Wide Baby Shower
UPDATE: Help Still Needed with the Community Wide Baby Shower

Most everyone has heard of a baby shower, but have you ever heard of a community wide baby shower event?

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United Way Annual Report Now Available
United Way Annual Report Now Available
The United Way’s Annual Report for June 1, 2012 to July 30, 2013 is now available. The report details audited financial information for this time period as well as the organization’s results and areas of focus.
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Christmas Tree Auction to Benefit United Way
Three local businesses are making an impact on their community by auctioning off decorated Christmas Trees to benefit United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. 
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Get your Flu Shot - Help Yourself and Help the United Way
Get your Flu Shot - Help Yourself and Help the United Way
Have you had your annual flu shot yet? For the second year in a row, a portion of every flu shot given by Reeves-Sain Drug Store will benefit the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and will be invested in the local community.
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Waller Joins Staff at Local United Way
Waller Joins Staff at Local United Way
Meisha Waller has joined the staff of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties as the Director of Community Impact.
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United Way Seeking Volunteers for VITA
United Way Seeking Volunteers for VITA
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to provide free tax preparation to local residents. The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is currently seeking volunteers for the 2014 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites provided at a United Way partner program. VITA is a free service and will aid qualifying local residents in claiming their tax refund dollars.
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United Way Letter of Intent Applications DUE SOON
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties letter of intent applications are due October 31, 2013.  The letter of intent application process is available for local nonprofit agencies who are interested in the Community Impact Grant program. 
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United Way Reports Rutherford County Chosen to Receive $97,077 for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs
United Way Reports Rutherford County Chosen to Receive $97,077 for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs
Rutherford County has been chosen to receive $97,077 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county under Phase 31 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP). 
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United Way to Benefit from Reeves-Sain Flu Shot Program
United Way to Benefit from Reeves-Sain Flu Shot Program
For the second year in a row, a portion of every flu shot given by Reeves-Sain Drug Store will benefit the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and will be invested in the local community.
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UW Needs VITA Volunteers
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is a partnership between Greenhouse Ministries and the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties that provides free tax preparation for households with an annual income of less than $52,000. 
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Nissan, Publix and Ford of Murfreesboro Team Up with United Way
Nissan, Publix and Ford of Murfreesboro Team Up with United Way

The Nissan North America, Inc. Smyrna Plant finds many avenues to impact the community. Nissan Battery Plant recently refurbished two playgrounds in Smyrna as part of United Way’s Hometown Huddle. 

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Local Non-Profits Can Apply for United Way Help
Local Non-Profits Can Apply for United Way Help
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced that the letter of intent application is available for local nonprofit agencies who are interested in the Community Impact Grant program. 
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United Way Gets Healthy on FRIDAY!
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is partnering with Middle Tennessee State University and other local businesses to promote healthy habits in youth in Rutherford and Cannon Counties on September 13, 2013.
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United Way Grant Letter of Intent Application Now Available for Qualifying Nonprofit Agencies
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced that the letter of intent application is available for local nonprofit agencies who are interested in the Community Impact Grant program. 
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Auditions for Rutherford's Got Talent This Friday Evening
Auditions for Rutherford's Got Talent This Friday Evening
The auditions for Rutherford’s Got Talent will be at Central Magnet School this Friday night at 6. A second round of auditions will be held on August 30th.
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United Way Campaign Kickoff
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will kickoff their 2013 campaign this week. The event will take place in conjunction with the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Business Before Hours this Thursday morning at 7:30. 
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United Way Celebration of Education Event to be Held August 21st
Current confirmed participants include Murfreesboro City Schools, Rutherford County Schools, the Business Education Partnership, the Child Advocacy Center, Rutherford County Books from Birth, the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Students Taking a Right Stand, Kids on the Block and Senator Jim Tracy.
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The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Collecting Items for Literacy Kits

Items will be collected through July 25, 2013. The items will be sorted and literacy kits will be assembled on July 26, 2013, at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.

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STUFF THE BUS - United Way Campaign

Owner/General Manager of Ford of Murfreesboro, David Lee, presents a check for 300 literacy kits to Jennifer Matikke and Claire Wilson of United Way to kick off the dealership’s participation in Stuff the Bus.

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United Way Hires New Associate in Cannon County
United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced the addition of Faye Northcutt-Knox to the team as a part-time Cannon County Associate. 
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United Way Announces Major Investments Into the Community
Donors to the United Way invested over $1.8-million dollars to non-profit groups like the Boys and Girls Club, Project Help, the Primary Care & Hope Clinic and more.
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Rutherford County Community Assessment Project (CAP) Needs Your Input
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce have partnered with other community leaders to fund a community-wide needs assessment facilitated by the Center for Organizational and Human Resource Effectiveness at Middle Tennessee State University.
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Local United Way Receives "Thumbs Up" from United Way Worldwide
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced that it recently received another "seal of approval" from the United Way Worldwide organization for completing a series of thirteen membership requirements set forth to be considered in good standing with the international organization for the year 2013.
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United Way Hires Coordinator of Communications and Events
Murfreesboro native hired by United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. 
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United Way to 'Stuff the Bus' with Literacy Kits for Students
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to collect items for literacy kits beginning June 21, 2013, through July 25, 2013. The items will be sorted and literacy kits will be assembled on July 26, 2013, at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.
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United Way's Red, White, and Blues Coming Up
United Way's Red, White, and Blues Coming Up
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will host its fourth annual Red, White, and Blues event on June 29, at the home of Larry and Susan Quesenberry..
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UW 5K Registration Deadline Nearing
The deadline to enter the 2013 Run United 5K, hosted by The Avenue Murfreesboro to benefit United Way, is Wednesday. Registration is 35-dollars per person. 
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2013 VITA Program Completes 458 Tax Returns
The 2013 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a partnership between Greenhouse Ministries and the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, completed 458 tax returns online and at Greenhouse Ministries with more than a $653,229 investment through tax refunds in Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
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BONUS: Tickets for United We Style Event Still Available
The 2013 United We Style Fashion Show will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at The Gateway Village located at 820 North Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro. General Admission begins at 6:30 PM and the fashion show will begin at 7:00 PM.

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United Way Days of Action a Huge Success
United Way Days of Action a Huge Success
United Way’s recent Days of Action, in partnership with MTSU’s The Big Event, was the largest Days of Action to date with 678 volunteers completing 2,594 hours of service and 40 projects.
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Looking Back: WGNS has added numerous pictures to our site from the February United Way Community Celebration
WGNS has posted numerous photos from the 2013 United Way Community Celebration event that was held this past February.
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United Way Promotes FamilyWize Prescription Card
United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership have teamed up to make prescriptions more affordable for those without insurance or even those who have insurance that does not cover their medicine.
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Free prescription card distributed by United Way helps locals saver over $700-grand
57% who had health benefits through their jobs and then lost their jobs became uninsured....
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United Way Advocates for Pre-K Support at State Capitol
Pre-K program funding was a top issue for the day. “While we were grateful that Pre-K classrooms received full funding in the Governor’s budget, we need to stay vigilant in tough economic times..."
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Deadline to Register for United Way’s 2013 Days of Action Quickly Approaching
Deadline to Register for United Way’s 2013 Days of Action Quickly Approaching
The deadline to register for the 2013 United Way Days of Action is March 1, 2013. Registration is available at www.unitedwayvolunteer.org, and projects are first come, first serve. 
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United Way Announces Over $3.2 Million Campaign at Celebration
United Way Announces Over $3.2 Million Campaign at Celebration
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties had a record-setting 2012 fundraising campaign this year...raising over three-point-two million dollars. 
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File your taxes for FREE with Greenhouse Ministries
Appointments for qualifying individuals are available by calling (615) 494-0499. This year, online preparation is also available at www.uwrutherford.org.  Those needing assistance with online preparation may call 2-1-1 or (615) 269-4357.
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VITA Sites Reminder
The 2013 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a partnership between Greenhouse Ministries and the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, has begun tax preparation for qualified individuals.
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VITA Sites Up and Running
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties formed a partnership with Greenhouse Ministries to provide VITA sites. 
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Special program to help local residents prepare tax returns is FREE
The 2012 VITA sites resulted in 346 accepted tax returns with a total refund amount of $492,000 going back into the communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. This year the United Way and Greenhouse Ministries aim to help even more residents.
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