News & Voices

Len Silverman speaking at 2024 UWSC Gala United
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Len Silverman speaking at 2024 Gala United Volunteer work at United Way of Sumner County involves a wide assortment of duties including assisting with mailings, stuffing campaign bags with United Way material, taking inventory, data entry,…
group of teens taking selfie
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
The following comments were taken from student and teacher comments submitted after attending a Cumberland Crisis Pregnancy Center Sexual Risk Avoidance presentation in the Fall of 2022 and/or Spring of 2023: Portland High School Student: I really…
UWSC CEO Erin Birch hugs disaster victim
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
CEO Erin Birch hugs a disaster victim at Disaster Headquarters after tornado   On Saturday, December 9, 2023, Sumner County was hit by an EF2 tornado with a max width of 400 yards and winds up to 130mph that travelled over 29 miles, first…
UWSC Volunteers at 2023 United We Feed Drive
Friday, January 19, 2024
UWSC volunteers helping at 2023 United We Feed Drive   The 2023 United We Feed Drive was held November 1 - 30, 2023.  Sixteen businesses from Gallatin, Hendersonville, Portland, Westmoreland, and White House served as public drop-off locations…
Kim Baker headshot
Thursday, January 18, 2024
Kim Baker, president and CEO of the Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce, is without a doubt the leading advocate of all things Gallatin, but she also pours her endless supply of energy and enthusiasm into promoting United Way of Sumner County.  “The…
lady in coat and gloves holding homeless sign
Thursday, January 18, 2024
I've never had an easy life. From my parents divorcing when I was 4, experiencing a lot of trauma within the four walls of my home as a kid, and again as an adult with every one of my relationships failing, I'd experienced it all. Or, so I thought…
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Community Life Bridge provides rides to senior adults through their volunteer-based Community Life Ride program.  As volunteers provide rides, they build relationships with the riders, getting to know many personal details of their lives. One of…
Patricia Huneycutt sorting coats for 2023 UWSC Winter Care Drive
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
United Way of Sumner County continues to add new faces to its incredible group of volunteers. Recently, Patricia Huneycutt joined our volunteer ranks.  She finds time to volunteer when she is not working at P.L. Marketing or pursuing a bachelor's…
donations from 2023 UWSC Winter Care Drive
Monday, November 13, 2023
The United Way of Sumner County 2023 Winter Care Drive collected 313 gently-used coats plus 190 new hats, 515 new pairs of socks, and 245 new pairs of gloves for a total in-kind amount of $2,317.62 in newly donated items! These items are being…
ladies team celebrates
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
The 2023 Fall Classic Golf Scramble hosted 36 teams of 144 registered golfers on October 16, 2023, at the Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club in Hendersonville and netted over $32,000!  That's 14% over the event's budgeted goal! Golfers began…