The Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance (MIRA) is a nonprofit organization that works to provide education, community support, and supply resources to immigrants in the state. With the help of Rapid Response funding, MIRA was able to expand vaccine access and provide critical resources for immigrant communities in Jackson, MS.
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.