The Community Foundation's only fundraiser was held January 18, 2014 at the Arena at Southaven. Don't miss next year: January 17, 2015.
Hernando Rotary Club Endowment Success
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.