The Box Project: Alleviating the effects of rural poverty since 1962.

Since 1962, The Box Project has been working to help people living in rural poverty. We seek to alleviate the effects of poverty and increase mutual understanding through direct, people-to-people assistance. With the help of local social services agencies, we seek families who want to better themselves… by getting an education or better job skills, and by working on ways to improve their lives. Sponsors, in concert with The Box Project, provide support for the growth and success of recipient families, with the goal of alleviating suffering and increasing self sufficiency. All contributions to the Box Project are tax deductible as allowed by law.

The Box Project matches volunteer sponsors from across the United States with recipient families living in rural poverty. The program currently serves rural areas of the Mississippi Delta.

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Excel By 5

An innovative program designed to encourage and assist communities to become actively involved in supporting their young children

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The Box Project

Providing support for the growth and success of recipient families with the goal of alleviating suffering and increasing self sufficiency

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Community Digital Scholars Program

Through the Community Digital Scholars Program, schools across the state receive access to cutting-edge digital courses at no charge.

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Maddox Foundation Volunteer Center

Matching potential volunteers and nonprofits in eleven counties in northwest Mississippi through Get Connected - an online volunteer management system. Capacity building workshops for nonprofits are also offered.

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Panola County Community Foundation

Serving as a bridge between an individual's personal desire to give and the fulfillment of that charitable will. The Panola County Community Foundation is unique in that funds can be distributed across a wide range of needs including areas such as education, healthcare, and early-intervention programs.

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