News & Voices

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…
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…
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…
Thursday, February 3, 2022
  Black History Month is understood as a time where we celebrate the achievements of the Black and African American community to honor their contributions to our society and culture. It’s important to remember that Black History is being made…
Monday, December 13, 2021
Our hearts go out to all impacted by this weekend's deadly storms.  While we are thankful for no loss of life locally, we mourn with our neighboring counties and states for their losses.  Here at home, we know there are areas in our county with…
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
We are proud to work with several partners in Sumner County who will be offering Thanksgiving groceries/food distribution for families in need.  If you know of someone who could use assistance providing a Thanksgiving meal for their family, please…
Friday, November 12, 2021
United Way of Sumner County is now accepting 2021 Letters of Intent from agencies seeking funding.  The submission period begins November 12 and ends at 4pm on December 6, 2021. Please click the link for full details and to download the form for…
Monday, November 8, 2021
Interview with Leigh Williams, Amaranth Designs LLC How long have you worked as a professional graphic designer and artist? I have worked as a graphic designer since college graduation. Over 30 years. How did you get interested in the graphic arts…
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Date: July 26, 2021 For IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United Way of Sumner County Board of Directors has named Erin Birch chief executive officer of United Way of Sumner County. Birch has worked in Middle Tennessee nonprofits for more than 20 years, most…
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
The latest stop on the Unite Sumner Tour is the Literacy Council of Middle Tennessee. Join us as we chat with Interim Executive Director Stephen Pendergrass and Director of Program Curriculums and Tutor Development Georgette Reed about how this…