Meeting the needs of people in your community. That’s what United Way is all about. Education, health, financial stability, housing, and food are just a few of the critical ways United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties solves problems. With Covid-19, the need for relief presents new challenges and new opportunities. Just ask Meagan Flippin, president and CEO of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
Flippin is the guest on this edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly Podcast with host Mike Browning. Listen to “Insider” at https://cityofmurfreesborotn.podbean.com/. If you prefer to watch the podcast on YouTube, visit https://youtu.be/270ijyHUYuY.
United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is collecting donations for Covid-19 Relief. Donated funds provide additional support to those who may be out of work or have additional basic needs at this time. Text COVIDRELIEF to 41444.
Topics discussed with President and CEO Meagan Flippin in this edition of “The Insider” include:
How United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties initially responded to the Covid-19 pandemic through www.RutherfordCannonRelief.com.
Resources available to families seeking assistance and how to access these resources
How Covid-19 Relief Funds are distributed
Learn more about the Literacy ‘Day of Action’ and the Amazon Wish List.
Volunteer opportunities and how to give to the Covid-19 Relief Fund
How those in need can easily dial 211 for help in receiving services www.UW211.org
This latest edition of “The Insider” is available on the City of Murfreesboro’s website http://www.murfreesborotn.gov/ via Podbean, Spotify and Apple Podcast. Just click the Media Center tab on the homepage http://www.murfreesborotn.gov/107/Media-Center then click “Listen to City Podcasts” to access Podbean https://cityofmurfreesborotn.podbean.com/.
For more information on United Way of Rutherford and Cannon County, visit www.yourlocaluw.org. To watch a 30-second Covid-19 PSA from United Way on YouTube, simply click this link https://youtu.be/ikj6dOve-As.
“Insider” is hosted by Public Information Director Mike Browning and produced by award-winning producer Michael Nevills every month in the studios located in Murfreesboro City Hall.
For City News online, visit www.Murfreesborotn.gov.