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    Volunteers Serve Mid-South First Responders During 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

    Volunteer Memphis delivered and served meals to Mid-South first responders on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. On September 12, Volunteer Memphis visited more than 30 fire stations across the Memphis area to serve meals to first responders. Volunteer Memphis partnered with the Hospitality Hub of Memphis to serve lunch to those in need. Over 250 volunteers served lunches and distributed wellness kits to the community that contained bus passes, socks, first aid kits, and much more. Over

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    Orange is the New Pink Annual Family Health & Wellness Festival Offers Food Distributions, Mobile Mammograms, Wellness Resources, & More

    The free Orange is the New Pink Family Health and Wellness Festival offered a food distribution, local health and wellness vendors/resources, mobile mammograms from Methodist Healthcare, two painting classes, giveaways, and more on Thursday, September 1st at the Orange Mound Community Center. This event was hosted by Pink with a Purpose, Leadership Memphis, Volunteer Memphis, and the Shelby County Health Department in conjunction with Memphis Housing and Community Development, First Pharmacy, The Links Incorporated, Methodist Healthcare, and Mid-South Food Bank.

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    Volunteer Memphis Celebrates Exceptional Volunteers at 5th Annual Volunteer Memphis Awards

    Volunteer Memphis recognized some of the Mid-South’s outstanding volunteers, nonprofits, corporations, and healthcare workers during its 5th annual Volunteer Memphis Awards presented by International Paper yesterday at the Memphis Botanic Garden. Anyone interested in reading more about the winners and finalists can find more information on the Volunteer Memphis website at https://volunteermemphis.org/volunteer-memphis-awards. “The Mid-South has a rich tradition of volunteerism, and we were thrilled to be able to honor the exceptional volunteers, nonprofits, corporations, and healthcare workers making a difference

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    Volunteer Memphis Announces Finalists for 2022 Volunteer Memphis Awards

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 8, 2022 – Volunteer Memphis is proud to announce the finalists for the 2022 Volunteer Memphis Awards. This diverse group of volunteers, nonprofits, businesses, and healthcare workers represent the incredible example of volunteerism in the Mid-South. Volunteer Memphis will announce the winners during the 5th annual Volunteer Memphis Awards June 23 at the Memphis Botanic Garden from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are available online at https://volunteermemphis.org/volunteer-memphis-awards/. “We are thrilled to be able to celebrate the

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    Volunteer Memphis Distributing 2,000 Free Wellness Kits

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 26, 2022 – Volunteer Memphis is distributing 2,000 free health and wellness kits to at-risk populations from now until September to combat health disparities in Memphis as part of a grant-funded program from Memphis Housing and Community Development. Volunteer Memphis volunteers will hand out the wellness kits in partnership with Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA), Meritan, Inc., and Community Alliance for the Homeless. The wellness kits will be available at multiple events throughout the summer and anyone wanting

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    Free Summer Wellness Fair on June 4

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 20, 2022 – The free Sleeves Up Shelby County Summer Wellness fair will offer mental health counseling, nutrition advice, outdoor activities, giveaways, and more Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. just outside the grand re-opening of the Ed Rice Community Center located at 2907 N Watkins Street. This event will be hosted by Leadership Memphis, Volunteer Memphis, and the Shelby County Health Department in conjunction with Memphis Housing and Community Development and Memphis Parks.

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    Health and Wellness Expo Offering Vaccinations, Wellness Kits, and Professional Services to Community on May 18

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 5, 2022 – New Direction Christian Church, The Power Center Community Development Corporation, Leadership Memphis, and Volunteer Memphis announced a free Health and Wellness Expo scheduled for May 18 at New Direction Christian Church located at 6120 Winchester Road from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event will be held in partnership with the Shelby County Health Department and Memphis Housing and Community Development. Students, families, and others in attendance will be able to get vaccinated for

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    Volunteer Memphis Awards Nominations Close May 13

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 2, 2022 – There are just two weeks left to nominate the exceptional volunteers, nonprofits, businesses, and healthcare workers impacting your community for the 5th annual Volunteer Memphis Awards. Volunteer Memphis is asking the Mid-South to submit nominations by May 13 using the Volunteer Memphis website at https://volunteermemphis.org/volunteer-memphis-awards/. “We have seen countless volunteers, service organizations, businesses, and healthcare workers step up over the last year and go above and beyond for their communities and the Volunteer Memphis

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    2022 Volunteer Memphis Awards Nominations Now Open 

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 4, 2022 – Volunteer Memphis wants you to nominate exceptional volunteers, nonprofits, businesses, and healthcare workers for the 5th annual Volunteer Memphis Awards. Nominations can be submitted online using the Volunteer Memphis website at https://volunteermemphis.org/volunteer-memphis-awards/. “The Mid-South is known for being one of the most selfless examples of volunteerism across the country and we are honored to be able to celebrate exceptional service with the Volunteer Memphis Awards,” said Reggie Crenshaw, President and CEO of Leadership Memphis

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    Volunteer Memphis MLK Days of Service Volunteers Complete Over 3,000 Hours of Service

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 20, 2022 – Volunteer Memphis announced that volunteers during the 6th annual MLK Days of Service weekend completed more than 3,000 hours of service across the Mid-South. The service weekend — presented by FedEx, Cigna, and Action News 5 — featured more than 50 volunteer projects starting January 13 and culminating on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 17. “We are incredibly proud and grateful for the support of our Mid-South volunteers, partner organizations, and sponsors during

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