Community Foundation Awards The Hope Center from Taste of DeSoto Event

Hernando, Miss. June 13, 2016 – Community Foundation President Tom Pittman awarded a $5,000 check to the Hope Center from the Annual Taste of Desoto event held April 24, 2016 at the Landers Center. The Hope Center is a community center with the mission of improving the community of Horn Lake, Mississippi, by providing safe … Continued

Taste of DeSoto to benefit area organizations

Taste of DeSoto donated a total of $24,500 from its fund with the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi to Heartland Hands Food Pantry, House of Grace, American Liver Foundation and Northwest Community College. Personal Loan Philadelphia Heartland Hands Food pantry, located in Southaven, serves the community as an emergency food assistance to residents who are … Continued

Mississippi Children’s Home Services receives donation from Taste of DeSoto

The Taste of DeSoto, a fund managed through the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, recently donated $10,000 to the Mississippi Children’s Home Services. The mission is to improve the lives of children and families by providing a continuum of compassionate, measureable and effective behavioral health and social services. In 2012, Mississippi Children’s Home Services provided … Continued

American Liver Foundation prospers in honor of transplant recipient

The Taste of DeSoto was pleased to donate $5,000 to the American Liver Foundation – Mid South Division.  The donation was made in honor of Tim Mote, a liver transplant recipient.  The Taste of DeSoto fund is managed through the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  (L to R) John Woods (Taste of DeSoto Board), Tom … Continued

Taste of DeSoto to benefit DeSoto County shelter

The Taste of DeSoto was pleased to donate $10,000 to LoveWorks 25:40.  The funds will be used to give the homeless a transitional home and provide assistance in education, employment, basic needs (clothing and food), and spiritual needs.   The Taste of DeSoto fund is managed through the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  (L to R)  … Continued