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advancememphis  We help South Memphis adults move toward financial stability through work. http://www.wmcactionnews5/video/2018/10/16/bluff-city-life-oct-pt-5

The Advance Memphis Board and Staff had a great evening with chili, fellowship, fun and vision casting. We are looking forward to this year.
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We are greateful for our partnership with SouthernSun.Their employees volunteer as LAUNCH business mentors, board members, Champions, Allies, and are Art for Jobs business sponsors. Bottom line: SouthernSun is very thoughtful, intentional, and generous as a long-standing business partner.

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GOOD NEWS FRIDAY!!! Advance Memphis graduates are going to work! Tremaine Issac completed his welding apprenticeship with Barnhart Crane and Rigging in December! He is currently working at National Guard products as a welder in their maintenance department. #advancememphis #staffing #workhard

Volunteer with us in 2019!
There are a number of opportunities for you to get involved this year, and we would love to utilize your unique gifts to help love our neighbors well this year! Visit us online at advancememphis.org/get-involved/volunteer/ for more details about each of our volunteer roles.

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GOOD NEWS FRIDAY!!! Julius Robinson and Andrewnita Wilkins started permanent janitorial positions with OWL Services this week. Julius is a December 2018 graduate and Andrewnita is a September 2018 graduate. Getting the new year off to a great start! #advancememphis #staffing

GOOD NEWS FRIDAY!!! The end of the year is here and we would like to thank all of our donors and sponsors for all the support they have given us. #memphis #advancememphis #support

Merry Christmas from Advance Memphis!

GOOD NEWS FRIDAY!!! Advance Memphis has purchased over 63,000 sq ft of additional warehousing space located at 960 S. Bellevue, only 1.3 miles from our 24,000 sq ft facility at 575 Suzette. We are also grateful to God that the sale was completed with a one-time grant from a local foundation to support our purpose of providing jobs for our Work Life graduates in the 38126 and 38106 neighborhoods. With the growing work in our Suzette warehouse, we sought additional space in the neighborhood. We currently offer pick, pack, and ship operations; light manufacturing; and assembly for National Guard Products, Church Health, Sorbent Green, Docazoo, Drift Fly, and Mahaffey Tent. We also provide work space for our LAUNCH program graduates and hard skills training. Steve Nash, Executive Director of Advance Memphis, states, “Opening more warehousing space in South Memphis puts our neighbors to work close to home and stimulates change for the entire community.” The new facility will be ready for outsourcing work after the first of the year.

Our partner, Slingshot Memphis, was recently featured in grantstation.com. Please enjoy the article here featuring a picture of Ronald Proctor on a forklift in the Advance Memphis Warehouse. We are thankful for their work in Memphis!
https://grantstation.com/tracks-to-success/Robin-Hood-Venture-Philanthropy-Formula-Inspires-Poverty-Fighters-part-one

Impact South Memphis! Learn how your donation of $50 helps empower South Memphians to establish economic stability. #advancememphis #impact

GOOD NEWS FRIDAY!!! Please join us in celebrating our final 2018 Work Life graduates! They have successfully completed a 6-week intensive soft job-skills training program. Our Advance Memphis Staffing will work to place those graduates who pass a drug test. Stay tuned for information about the next class in 2019. #AdvanceMemphis #Graduation #WorkLife

Impact South Memphis! Learn how your donation of $30 helps Advance Memphis. #advancememphis #impact

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