News & Voices

Friday, November 11, 2022
United Way volunteers help with a variety of tasks around the office. They organize office supplies, shred old documents, mail letters, prepare workplace campaign materials, and take inventory, which often means a lot of counting. They count a…
volunteers behind pile of donated coats
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Thank you to everyone who took part in our 2022 Winter Care Drive!  We collected 420 coats for children ages 0-18 including 80 brand new coats and 340 gently-used coats.  In addition, we collected 547 pairs of socks, 152 pairs of gloves and mittens…
burned house contents
Thursday, November 10, 2022
A young lady returned home to Gallatin to live with her mother after losing everything she had in the Paradise, California, fires. Gallatin CARES provided her family with supplemental groceries and gave her clothes for her and her daughter,…
Anna Smith photo
Thursday, October 13, 2022
All of our volunteers have a heart for helping others. Anna Smith has one of the biggest hearts around. Anna first learned about United Way of Sumner County in 2019 while she was working for Publix Supermarkets. During that year, she was chosen by…
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
“Emma Jo's (Down Syndrome) diagnosis was a surprise to us when she was born. The pediatrician that saw her said, ‘Congratulations and good luck.’ Emma Jo is our first born, so there we were, first time parents with a daughter that has an extra…
Friday, September 30, 2022
The 2022 Fall Classic Golf Scramble, held on September 26, 2022, at Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club, exceeded goals in almost every arena!  Thirty-five teams of 140 golfers registered to take part in the event to support United Way of Sumner…
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…
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…
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…
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,…