Mississippi United Methodist Choctaw Mission works with people living in three of the eight Tribal Communities in Mississippi. These communities are located in Neshoba and Leake counties. In addition to providing youth-engagement, education, and relationship-building opportunities for young people in these communities, Mississippi United Methodist Choctaw Mission also provides supplies and resources to families. During […]
Since 2009, Extra Table has worked to provide healthy food in bulk to food pantries and soup kitchens across Mississippi. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Extra Table used Rapid Response funding to help address food shortages and provide supplies to Mississippi families significantly impacted by the pandemic.
Since its founding in 2009, Magnolia Medical Foundation (MMF) has provided preventive health services (health screenings, health education, promotion, chronic disease management services, i.e., cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke) to high risk and underserved individuals and communities. During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, MMF used Rapid Response grant funds to help vaccination outreach […]
Since its founding in 2019, IAMH has worked with the Women’s Foundation to expand access to health services and information for minorities in underserved communities across Mississippi. In 2020, the Institute utilized grants from the Women’s Foundation to identify communities in need, and to provide supplies, testing, and vaccines to communities severely impacted by COVID-19.
Created by the Madison County Youth Court, Madison County Jobs4Youth aims to help young people in the justice system have a better future. With support from community volunteers, partnering organizations, and grant funds from The Women’s Foundation, Jobs4Youth provides educational resources for juveniles to use to obtain their High School Equivalency Diploma, career readiness certificates, […]
Connect2MCC is a program generated with a two-generation approach in order to help female MCC students with children access the tools they need to graduate on time. Connect2MCC pairs students with a supportive mentor, and also gives students a $250 stipend to cover childcare, textbooks, or other supplies.
The University of Mississippi’s William Magee Center developed the Transforming Healthy Relationships in Various Environments (THRIVE) Program in order to increase awareness around domestic violence and share resources that inform university students on healthy relationship behaviors.
The Cary Christain Center’s vision is to break the cycles of poverty through relationships; to build serious and significant relationships that are based on biblical principles; and to build relationships with individuals through the various ministries by becoming involved in their lives which ultimately leads them to making healthy choices. With the help of grant […]
Single Stop is a program offered to students at Hinds Community College who are facing financial insecurity. Single Stop services are free and include a wide variety of resources including financial planning, transportation, health insurance, and even mental health care. Grants from The Women’s Foundation helped to support and build out more resources for HCC […]
The Bower Scholars Program supports students in completing their nursing and healthcare workforce related degrees on time. The project will increase the graduation rates of nursing and health-related students, ultimately bolstering Mississippi’s hospitals, health facilities, and medical centers. This year’s cohort includes: – Alcorn State University – Coahoma Community College – Copiah Lincoln Community College […]
Coahoma Community College developed their Healthcare Workforce Emergency Fund to assist students at risk of not continuing study in a healthcare program due to financial strains. This project is supported by funds from The Bower Scholars Program.
The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness proposes a sexual health empowerment program to meet the needs of our college students by providing campaigns, programs, lunch and learns, workshops, and free and/or reduced STI testing. The program would include health service volunteers, graduate assistants, student association health and wellness council, Greek life council, and athletes […]