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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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    Community Collaboration Honors Caregivers with Free Advice and a Special Paint Party — Don’t Miss Out, Register Today!

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – November 8, 2021 – Volunteer Memphis is teaming up with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated-Beta Epsilon Omega Chapter and Baptist Memorial Health Care to host a virtual Caregivers’ Day information session and paint party November 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Caregivers’ Day is free and open to anyone who would like to participate, you can learn more at the event website here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-caregiving-virtual-paint-party-tickets-172398056227. Presenters from the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services will host an

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    Volunteer Memphis Hosting Free Financial Literacy Forums for Make a Difference Week

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 11, 2021 – Volunteer Memphis and its partners are hosting a week of free financial literacy forums designed for youth and young adults during Make a Difference Week October 18 — 22. You can learn more and register for the forums on the Volunteer Memphis website at www.volunteermemphis.org/events. “Volunteer Memphis is excited to partner with leaders in the financial community so we can work to increase financial know-how across Shelby County and give young people the fiscal

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