Hernando Rotary Club contributed $51,577 to a scholarship endowment. $10,000 was given out. Their endowment is left with $68,261.
How did that work?
The Box Project
Tim and Samone Holston grew up on a dirt road in the “suburbs” of Itta Bena. Now, after two master’s degrees, he is completing his Ph.D. degree at the University of Mississippi in computer science. Read about his Box Project story.
Meeting the big challenge
The Maddox Foundation has offered a dollar-for-dollar $9 million challenge grant to the Community Foundation, and our deadline to meet this challenge is December 31, 2013.
Combating Childhood Obesity
After a 30-year rise, the percentage of obese and overweight elementary school children in Mississippi is going down.
Lake Cormorant student Eli Hickerson traveled to
united nations as part of youth leadership program
Lake Cormorant student Eli Hickerson had a chance to try out his dream of speechwriting when he took the podium of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations this spring.
He was part of the DeSoto County leadership program funded by an anonymous Donor Advised Fund.