News & Voices

Monday, August 29, 2022
A woman with 4 children (ages 10, 8, 6, and 4) called Cumberland Crisis Pregnancy Center (CCPC) because she was 17 weeks pregnant, her husband had been shot & killed two months earlier, and now she didn’t know what to do. She began getting peer counseling and support and was referred to professional grief-counseling.  She participated in…
Cheri Tatum
Monday, August 29, 2022
United Way volunteers are incredible people who give back to the community by using their time and talents to improve lives in Sumner County. One of those incredible people is Cheri Tatum. Before retiring in 2021, Cheri worked for 11 years at the Sumner County Election Commission. Prior to that, she was a journalist for about 20 years in Sumner…
Erin Birch, CEO of UWSC, speaking to attendees at 2022 Community Impact Breakfast
Monday, August 15, 2022
Approximately 165 attendees joined United Way of Sumner County (UWSC) at the sold-out 2022 Community Impact Breakfast on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at the The Gathering Place by Bit O' Heaven Catering in Gallatin. UWSC CEO, Erin Birch, welcomed the crowd and shared the goal of the event: to help attendees gather information on the needs of their…
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,…