Community Foundation’s 2019 Crystal Ball Great Success!

Hernando, MS —The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi’s 19th annual black-tie Crystal Ball event on Jan. 19 had a record-breaking year with a sellout crowd of 1,100 attendees, 73 sponsors, and a fabulous live and silent auction.  The “Superheroes:  Use Your Powers For Good” theme created much excitement as costumed superheroes Batman, the Joker, Wonder … Continued

Held-back to head-of-the-pack

Lamont was living with five siblings  in an impoverished single-parent home when he followed his brothers to C2k ministries in Mound Bayou. After joining the afterschool program, Lamont’s struggles with academics were exposed. He was a third-grader still struggling with  reading, writing and basic math.  Gradually, Lamont developed a trusting and loving relationship with the … Continued

Volunteer session encourages and explains service

Hernando, Miss. July 13, 2016 – On Wednesday, July 13th Volunteer Northwest Mississippi and the Community Foundation partnered with the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service to present a workshop on national service partnerships including the Americorp MS program, the VISTA program and other opportunities available to nonprofits in northwest Mississippi.  Workshop attendees also learned about … Continued