Coahoma County Diaper Bank opens

On Friday, the Coahoma County Diaper Bank opened its doors at a ribbon ­cutting ceremony at its new facility at 651 Evelyn St. The diaper bank is a collaboration of several health organizations, including Aaron E. Henry Community Health Services, Tougaloo College Delta HealthPartners Healthy Start Initiative and Coahoma Opportunities, Inc. The Community Foundation of … Continued

Community Foundation spotlighted on Southaven Chamber Radio Show

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi provides management of Endowments, donor-advised funds, and other funds assisting more than 400 charitable organizations throughout its 11-county service area. Tom Pittman, Community Foundation President, sat down with the Southaven Chamber Radio Show to share programs of the Foundation, the need for education and health while focusing on youth, and … Continued

All started with a small Community Foundation grant

Three years ago, University of Mississippi alum Dr. Catherine Woodyard sparked a change for Charleston, a town afflicted by high rates of chronic diseases including obesity, hypertension and diabetes. fast cash lafollette tn As a doctoral student at the University of Mississippi, Woodyard conducted a comprehensive health needs assessment for Charleston as her dissertation project … Continued

Crystal Ball to create “Wonderland”

The 15th annual Crystal Ball’s “Wonderland” is taking shape quickly for a fun evening of charitable fundraising for Northwest Mississippi. The gala assists the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi and the 400 local charitable programs that it helps. emergency loan fm14 Ticket sales for the Jan. 17 Crystal Ball have topped 800, heading toward another … Continued

First Tennessee Foundation grants $15,000 to Community Foundation

Ten DeSoto County non-profits received a grant from the First Tennessee Foundation Current Giving Fund managed by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. The non-profits included House of Grace, Palmer Home for Children, Olive Branch Family YMCA, YCAP of DeSoto County, Community Foundation of Northwest MS and five food pantries. From Left to Right: Chris … Continued

Building a local food system one bag at a time

4Rivers Fresh Foods wants to feed your family the freshest, most nutritional foods conveniently, from local farms at a pickup point near you. We gather the best of what local farmers and producers have to offer. Local seasonal fruits and vegetables, jams, jellies, pickled vegetables, artisanal breads, cheeses, meats, and dairy products are all available … Continued

Byhalia Middle School Creates School Gardens

Byhalia Middle School received $3,000 in grants funds from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi to cultivate a community garden.  This is a project of the Bluejays Junior Garden Club in conjunction with the Byhalia Garden Club.  “We are extremely grateful and excited about the generous contribution from the Community Foundation”, stated Landon Pollard, principal.  … Continued

Senatobia Middle School track to break ground soon

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi granted Senatobia Middle School $5,000 toward construction of a new track.  The grant funds came from Healthy Kids Healthy Communities, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  The program helps communities reshape their environments for healthy living.   maximum amount on personal loans The Senatobia Middle School Warrior Run/Walk … Continued

4 Rivers Fresh Foods to provide access to local produce

4 Rivers Fresh Foods will provide a convenient way for residents to buy locally grown and produced food.  A project of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, the food hub will aggregate, distribute and market locally grown food.  payday loans nottingham “The idea for a regional food hub started in 2006 as the community foundation’s … Continued

Regional Health Council awards 2nd quarter health champion

The Regional Health Council, a program of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi and funded through the W.K.Kellogg Foundation, was pleased to award its 2nd quarter Health Champion Award to the Senatobia Middle School PTO.  canstar cannex-personal loans The PTO members started the Warrior Run/Walk Club, which was hosted three times a week for students.  … Continued