Recipient Resources & Community Partners

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The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi along with other community organizations are highlighting the various food pantries, soup kitchens, and children’s food program sites in Northwest Mississippi with an interactive map.

MyFreeTaxes helps people file their federal and state taxes for free.  It’s brought to you by United Way

Southern Bancorp and Southern Bancorp Community Partners, in partnership with the IRS, offer free tax filing services each year during tax season through IRS-Sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

Free Tax Preparation (VITA) – Southern Bancorp Community Partners

Delta Health Alliance: Partners

Delta Health Alliance Facebook

Delta Health Alliance Website

Read about Tougaloo College & Delta Health Partners’ Healthy Start Initiative

Mission: To reduce infant mortality, increase positive birth outcomes, and improve the overall health status and quality of life for teens, women, males, children, and families in the Mississippi Delta.

The Diaper Bank of the Delta (DBD)’s mission is to lighten the burden of parenting for families with children from birth to age 5 living in the Mississippi Delta by providing emergency baby supplies; assisting women who are living in poverty with feminine hygiene products; to provide access to community resources through direct services and partnering community agencies; to raise community awareness about diaper need, period poverty, and childhood poverty; and to advocate for policy reform addressing diaper need, period poverty, and childhood poverty.

St. Gabriel Mercy Center is dedicated to working with organizations, programs and schools in the community with a focus of equipping and developing self-supporting, productive and successful individuals for our world.  St. Gabriel Mercy Center is a faith-based, non-profit organization. Located in Bolivar County in the community of Mound Bayou, Mississippi, serving the communities of Mound Bayou, Shelby, Winstonville, Renova, Merigold, Duncan and Cleveland, all of which are clustered along Highway 61 to the north and south of St. Gabriel Mercy Center. 

Career Empowerment Center: Training opportunities will be offered to Quitman County, MS and its surrounding area residents.  Both Coahoma and Northwest Community Colleges will provide training at no cost.  No diploma or GED required.  Contact Judy Bland for more information. Visit Marks Project for more opportunities

ACT Boot Camp visit Marks Project for the next available session.

Delta Grace

*Sunflower County-Home Repairs

Mississippi State Treasurer offers two modules through a partnership with EverFi. Click through these online tools to learn more about 529 plans and financial literacy!

529 Plans

Financial Literacy

The state of Mississippi provides about $40 million each year to help students go to college.  The state offers three undergraduate grant programs:  HELP, which awards full tuition for students with financial need; MTAG, which awards $500 per year to freshmen and sophomores and $1,000 per year to juniors and seniors; and MESG, which awards $2,500 per year to high-achieving students with a 29 or higher ACT and 3.5 or higher GPA.  All three grant programs require students to enroll full-time each term.

AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: Access from AT&T

College Students and Taxes

30 Things College Students Should Know About Tax | Moneyzine

College graduates and those who are about to open a new business might consider the following information from the piece handy:

  • Understanding tax rates and how to calculate them
  • Knowing tax exemptions in the U.S. Tax Code,  applicable to a few
  • Differentiating tax rates from different industries and incomes
  • How to file taxes and correct tax mistakes

I’m sure your readers will find this very informative too!

The Box Project’s mission is to encourage and enrich the lives of families and individuals living in rural poverty by establishing meaningful relationships, promoting education, and offering material aid.

Participating in The Box Project’s “Family Match Program” supports our mission by getting the increasing number of families living in rural poverty the help they need to break the cycle of poverty and build a more secure and promising future for generations to come.