Mae Ruth’s Story

Mae Ruth and her family became recipients of The Box Project when she was just eleven years old. She grew up in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi and was raised on two different former plantations where her dad worked the fields. Growing up, her family consisted of her mom, dad, two brothers and two sisters. Their starter … Continued

Back to School Sponsorship

The Community Foundation’s Box Project connects hundreds of Delta residents in poverty with mentoring sponsors from 46 states. Going back to school can be quite a challenging time for these Box Project families. They have the challenge of acquiring school uniforms and school supplies for the upcoming year. You can help make a difference by sponsoring … Continued