News & Voices

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…
Friday, March 11, 2022
The last annual Gala for United Way of Sumner County (UWSC) was held in 2020 just days before the pandemic caused massive business closures and put a halt to special events all over the country.  With no 2021 Gala, we were more than excited to finally welcome guests back to our 2022 Gala in the Vineyard!  Apparently, we weren’t the only ones…
Friday, February 18, 2022
Although Tennessee has access to around $600 million in Covid rental relief funds to use for tenants, so far, only about $50M has been used, leaving plenty of funds available for those still in need.  For Sumner County, these funds are available through the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA). The funds are available to help tenants pay…
Thursday, February 10, 2022
In a crisis, in a disaster, in a pandemic, 211 is here to help every person in our community get connected to available resources for finding food, paying housing bills and connecting to other essential services. In 2021, the 211 network fielded over 20 million requests in the U.S. and Canada.   Locally, more than 2,000 calls came from Sumner…