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

One Sponsor Family

My mom was always so generous with her time, her spirit, her dollars. She used to do a lot of volunteer work, and always looked for ways to help those less fortunate than us. She had learned somewhere about The Box Project in the late 1960s or early 1970s, and she saw it as a … Continued