Real People, Real Stories

We have the power to create the world we want to see. The world we want our children to grow up in. And it all begins with you — us, working together to build community. Because our lives are inescapably intertwined, what impacts your life will surely impact mine. Together the people have the power. And it all starts with one — one person, one dream, one dollar, one act can be the catalyst to change a community.

It all starts with you and us — united.

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  • Giving Tuesday 2020 – Grace James Academy of Excellence

    To support our work in diversity, equity and inclusion, we are raising money on Giving Tuesday [...]

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  • Giving Tuesday 2020 – Build-a-Bed

    We know that a good night’s rest is important to a child’s academic success and [...]

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  • Giving Tuesday 2020 – Farmers Feeding Families

    Metro United Way is raising money for Farmers Feeding Families because in Shelby County, the [...]

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  • United Community – Building Towards a Brighter Future

    Eighteen months ago, we launched United Community, building a system to connect our community [...]

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  • Reimagine – Hannah Drake

    Reimagine, written and performed by Hannah Drake for the 2020 Community Impact Awards.

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  • Stop and Listen – John Nevitt

    Racism, discrimination, and violence have no place in our society and we are working every day [...]

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  • Stop and Listen – Meredith Loeb

    Racism, discrimination, and violence have no place in our society and we are working every day [...]

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  • Stop and Listen – Trent Findley

    Racism, discrimination, and violence have no place in our society and we are working every day [...]

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