Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi along with community partners are highlighting the various food pantry, soup kitchen, and children food program sites in Northwest Mississippi with interactive map. https://bit.ly/FEEDNWMS
MyFreeTaxes helps people file their federal and state taxes for free. It’s brought to you by United Way. https://www.myfreetaxes.com/
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) https://southernpartners.org/vita/
Delta Health Partners Mission: To reduce infant mortality, increasing positive birth outcomes, and improving 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; assist 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Visit Marks Project for more opportunities
ACT Boot Camp visit Marks Project for next available session.
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.