News & Voices

Saturday, July 30, 2022
United Way is blessed to have loyal volunteers who generously give their time and talents to help improve the lives of others. One of those amazing volunteers is Theresa Dowell-Fuqua. During her 32-year career with the Sumner County school system, Theresa served as an elementary assistant principal before retiring in June 2020. The next year,…
Senior Citizens of Hendersonville Center picture collage
Friday, July 29, 2022
"In June of 2013, my son went in for heart surgery (he was 59). Sadly, he did not survive the surgery. Then, 8 months later, my wife passed away after an illness. I began to sink deeper into depression. The extent of my days consisted of watching a lot of tv, in particular old western movies. My doctor had also prescribed medications for…
Friday, June 17, 2022
  United Way of Sumner County (UWSC) will be allocating $434,714 to thirty agencies/programs in Sumner County for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.  That number is up from allocations for the 2021-2022 fiscal year which were $350,388.  This represents a 21% increase in money to be distributed.  UWSC works annually with corporations, small businesses,…
Friday, May 27, 2022
  A woman who had built her catering business over 20 years from very modest beginnings was having problems with her hip.  Being self-employed, she had no insurance.  She had also always taken pride in taking care of herself and made a point not to take something from someone who needed it more than she did.  So she had tried living with the pain…
Friday, May 27, 2022
  United Way of Sumner County could not do the work we do without our incredible volunteers!  Longtime volunteer, Mable McReynolds, has worked in every United Way of Sumner County special event  – Campaign Kick-off, Fall Classic Golf Scramble, Winter Care Drive, Gala in the Vineyard, Stuff the Bus, and Mom & Baby Care Drive. She gladly helps…
Volunteers from Servpro in Sumner County dropping off supplies for 2022 Mom and  Baby Care Drive.
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Thanks to everyone who participated in our 2022 Mom & Baby Care Drive which ran from April 1 – April 30.  We collected 7,752 diapers, 111 boxes of wipes, and almost 1,000 personal care items valued at over $5,800 in donations which were distributed to 11 United Way Agencies who serve moms & babies.  They included Cumberland Crisis…