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Jean Montgomery
Monday, April 22, 2024
Jean Montgomery must like challenges. As a United Way of Sumner County volunteer, Jean takes on two of the most challenging volunteer roles we offer: serving on one of our event fundraising committees and then serving on an Allocations Committee Panel to decide how UWSC funds are distributed. Serving on the Allocations Committee is difficult and…
Thursday, April 18, 2024
Eleanor* lost her job and had fallen behind on her mortgage payments. Unfortunately, the mortgage company started the foreclosure process shortly after those first few missed payments. She tried to take money out of her 401K to pay off the mortgage balance, but was met with roadblocks at every point in the process. She had lived in her home for…
3 babies with thoughts about free diapers
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Updated May 21, 2024: TennCare announcement regarding new benefits for families and children. - "...more parents and caregivers will qualify for TennCare beginning June 1, 2024; and, effective in August 2024, TennCare will become the first Medicaid agency in the nation to cover the cost of diapers (up to 100 diapers per month) for TennCare and…
Clayton Hannah
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
  Volunteers get involved with United Way through many different avenues. For United Way of Sumner County Board Member Clayton Hannah it began through his employer, Volunteer State Bank in Portland. “The bank has always done a workplace campaign which is how I became familiar with the United Way,” said Clayton, who is a senior vice president and…
food delivery to senior man
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Amazing Grace Mission delivers "Friday Meals" to seniors at low income apartment complexes for 55+/disabled residents. During one such session, they met a resident who was not a part of the program.  They asked if she would like to be added to Friday Meals and if she was in need of anything else.  She is disabled and mainly uses her wheelchair…
Gala attendees during Live Auction for 2024 Gala United
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Guests enjoy bourbon tasting in VIP Lounge   On Friday, February 16, 2024, United Way of Sumner County (UWSC) held our Gala United - an Elegant Evening at the Speakeasy presented by TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center and TriStar Skyline Medical Center.  The event took place at The Emerald Union in Gallatin, TN with 177 attendees.  The night…