News & Voices

photo of High School sign with STARS logo
Monday, June 17, 2024
A United Way of Sumner County agency STARS Student Assistance Program Counselor at a local Sumner County High School recently shared this story:   "I have a student who I have been working with for three years. She has had many ups and downs -…
Friday, June 14, 2024
United Way of Sumner County is exited to announce that we will be moving to a new, larger office at 635 East Main Street, Suite #1 in Hendersonville on June 25, 2024. We will continue to serve all of Sumner County from our new location which is…
Evelyn Hill
Friday, June 14, 2024
United Way of Sumner County treasures its volunteers.  A childhood poem reminds us to make new friends but keep the old; one is silver the other gold. The same could be said of our volunteers, and Evelyn Hill is solid gold. Evelyn has been…
Piles of diapers donated for 2024 UWSC Mom & Baby Care Drive
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
The 2024 United Way of Sumner County Mom & Baby Care Drive collected more than 500 diapers, wipes, feminine care products, and personal care items valued at over $3,500!   Twelve UWSC partner agencies who serve moms and babies in need benefited…
Jean Montgomery
Monday, April 22, 2024
Jean Montgomery must like challenges. As a United Way of Sumner County volunteer, Jean takes on two of the most challenging volunteer roles we offer: serving on one of our event fundraising committees and then serving on an Allocations Committee…
Thursday, April 18, 2024
Eleanor* lost her job and had fallen behind on her mortgage payments. Unfortunately, the mortgage company started the foreclosure process shortly after those first few missed payments. She tried to take money out of her 401K to pay off the mortgage…
3 babies with thoughts about free diapers
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Updated May 21, 2024: TennCare announcement regarding new benefits for families and children. - "...more parents and caregivers will qualify for TennCare beginning June 1, 2024; and, effective in August 2024, TennCare will become the first Medicaid…
Clayton Hannah
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
  Volunteers get involved with United Way through many different avenues. For United Way of Sumner County Board Member Clayton Hannah it began through his employer, Volunteer State Bank in Portland. “The bank has always done a workplace campaign…
food delivery to senior man
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Amazing Grace Mission delivers "Friday Meals" to seniors at low income apartment complexes for 55+/disabled residents. During one such session, they met a resident who was not a part of the program.  They asked if she would like to be added to…
Gala attendees during Live Auction for 2024 Gala United
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Guests enjoy bourbon tasting in VIP Lounge   On Friday, February 16, 2024, United Way of Sumner County (UWSC) held our Gala United - an Elegant Evening at the Speakeasy presented by TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center and TriStar Skyline…