News & Voices

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,…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…