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If you or someone you know is in need
please
dial 211 for a referral to find out
where you
can turn in your local
community
for help. 
You can also
contact our office
directly at
(731) 422-1816 or
give@unitedway.tn.org.

 
Contact Us
 

Our office is open Monday through
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

P: (731) 422-1816
F: (731) 422-1872

Physical Address
1341 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN  38301

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2086
Jackson, TN  38302

 

About the Community
 

Weakley County ran their first ever campaign in 1986 and since that time has gone on to raise over $3 Million.  There is a local Advisory Board responsible for overseeing the raising and investing of dollars into the community.

We are dependent on over 23 companies, organizations and government entities that run annual campaigns with their employees to raise funds.  With these companies and other individuals that give directly we have over 850 people that annually give to the campaign.  It is because of this generosity that we are able to reach out and lift up the Weakley community through local programs that are getting amazing results and making a positive impact on the needs of our neigbors, co-workers and family members.

 
  
Board & Cabinet Members
 
Advisory Board
Janet Elliott (Board Chair) - MTD Products
Alice Barron (Community Impact Chair) - First State Bank
Charley Deal (Campaign Chair) - UT Martin
Bobby German (Secretary)
Betty Baker - We Care Ministries
Steve Baker - MTD Products
Shelly Bowers - WCMES 
Suzie German
Frank Gibson
Dorothy Gillon - UT Martin
Richard Guthrie - Heartland Fasteners
John Pitcher - Parker Hannifin
Dr. Thomas Rakes - UT Martin
David Sudberry - WLJT
Steve Vantrease - UTAA

Campaign Cabinet
Charley Deal - Campaign Chair
Andrea Hughes - Campaign Co-Chair
Steve Baker - Large Industry
Mike Metts - Medium Industry
Dana Davis - Medium Industry
Tommy Legins - Medium Industry
Jennifer Branscum - Public Service
Jeff Parham - Professionals
Lori Mathis - Small Business
Miranda Irving - Small Business
Bobby & Suzie German - Special Gifts
Andrew Hart - Education
 
Partner Agencies
 

American Red Cross - NWTN Chapter
Emergency Response - $1,000

Boy Scouts of America - West TN Council
Comprehensive Youth Development - $1,000

Carl Perkins Child Abuse Center
Relative Caregiver - $1,500
Child Advocacy - $3,000

Carroll Academy
Day Services - $2,500

Girl Scouts - Heart of the South
Leadership Training - $500

Gleason Senior Center
Healthy Living - $1,000

Greenfield Senior Center
Healthy Lifestyles for Seniors - $4,000

Infant Stimulation - UT Martin
Infant Stimulation - $1,000

JCIL / Jackson Center for Independent Living
Accessible Housing - $550

Martin Housing Authority
Crossroads Teen Center - $4,000
Learning Enrichment Center - $13,000

Martin Senior Adult Center
Savvy Seniors - $1,375
Emergency Preparedness - $1,375

Office on Aging - Weakley County
Dresden Senior Center - $2,500
Meals on Wheels - $12,500

Sharon Senior Citizens Center
Healthy Living - $2,929

We Care Ministries
Food Bank - $1,000
Dental & Vision - $9,000
Emergency Assistance - $23,000

Weakley County Backpack Program
Feeding Children - $10,500

West TN Hearing & Speech Center
Language Camp - $214
Speech & Hearing Screenings - $1,000

 
  
Local Supporters
 
ANR Pipeline
AT&T Tennessee
Bank of Gleason 
City of Dresden
City of Martin
First State Bank
Frontier
HealthSouth Cane Creek
Heartland Fasteners
Martin Housing Authority
MTD Products
NWTN Development District
NWTN Economic Development Council
Parker Hannifin
Regions Bank
University of Tennessee Martin
UT Federal Credit Union 
Volunteer Community Hospital
Wal-Mart
Weakley County Board of Education
Weakley County Employees
Weakley County Municipal Electric System
Weakley County State Employees
 
2013 St. Patrick's Day Partners
 

These businesses participated in our 2013
St. Patrick's day Live United Week! We
greatly appreciate their donations and
fundraising efforts.

3J's
Bank of Gleason
Essary's Convenience Store
First State Bank
Greenfield Banking Company
JJ's Quick Stop
Kountry Korner
Mathis Battery
Monograms & More
MTD
Parker Hannifin
RJ Young
Rural King 
Savant Learning Technologies
Sharon Furniture & Appliance
Sodexo
Thunderbolt Broadcasting
UT Federal Credit Union 
Wal-Mart
WCMES
We Care Ministries
Wimpy's

A special thanks to our Media Partners
Thunderbolt Communications
Weakley County Press
Dresden Enterprise

 
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