Community Campaign

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  • Beneficiaries

    This year's campaign will allow you to continue to support the organizations that are directly helping others with economic needs or who suffer devastating illness.


    American Cancer Society

     Cancer SocietyThe American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. For more information visit,


    American Heart Association

    American Heart AssociationThe American Heart Association builds healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association contributed to the research of new Nobel Prize winner, the late Dr. Ralph Steinman, from 1980-85. Seven other scientists won the Nobel Prize for research wholly or partially funded by the American Heart Association, and six other Nobel Prize-winning researchers have received AHA awards or have had other AHA affiliations. For more information visit,


    American Lung Association

    American Lung AssociationThe American Lung Association prevents lung disease and promotes lung health. In addition to supporting its own research program, the American Lung Association aggressively advocates to increase America's investment in life-saving research. The organization is pushing to increase funding at the National Institutes of Health to help find cures for lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and all lung disease. For more information visit,


    American Red Cross

    American Red CrossFounded in 1881, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Some four million people give blood through the Red Cross, making it the largest supplier of blood and blood products in the United States. For more information visit,


    Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi

    Boys and Girls Clubs of MSThe Boys and Girls Clubs are the region's leading youth development organization. Trained, professional staff lead its young members through positive, constructive curricula and activities on a variety of topics to address today's most pressing youth issues, teaching young people the skills they need to succeed in life. For more information visit,


    Central Mississippi Sickle Cell Foundation

    Central Mississippi Sickle Cell FoundationThe Central Mississippi Sickle Cell Foundation enhances the quality of life for individuals living with sickle cell disease through the support of research, public activities and awareness, and patient/family education. The foundation sponsors several events throughout the year, including a sickle cell camp each June. Youth living with the disease take a four day trip to Holmes County State Park in Goodman to spend quality time and have fun with other families going through the same experiences.


    Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi

    Diabetes Foundation of MississippiThe Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, the state's premier nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information, patient services and advocacy, provides hope through research, programs and service to the 372,000 Mississippians with diabetes. The foundation provides lifesaving medicine for needy patients with no health insurance, education and support to individuals, families and communities, community health screenings, camps for children with diabetes and their families, and advocacy to protect the rights of those with this disease. For more information visit,


    Magnolia Speech School

    Magnolia Speech SchoolMagnolia Speech School enables children with communication disorders to reach their full potential by providing them with listening, speaking and literacy skills. The school treats the whole child by promoting success in learning, social interaction, emotional stability and intellectual and physical development while emphasizing the concept of being a worthwhile individual. For more information visit,


    March of Dimes

    March of DimesThe March of Dimes is dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Working with its partners, the March of Dimes strives to develop and implement local programs that ultimately will improve the health of babies. The March of Dimes provides information and services designed to promote healthy pregnancies.
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    Mississippi Blood Services

    MS Blood Services logoMississippi Blood Services (MBS) is a not-for-profit blood service founded in 1979. Its mission is to provide a safe and adequate supply of voluntarily donated blood and blood components for patients in hospitals and to offer related services to hospitals and other medical facilities. MBS is the only FDA-licensed blood center headquartered in Mississippi created to manage the state's blood supply. It serves 49 hospitals across the state. Visit MBS at


    Mississippi Kidney Foundation

    Mississippi Kidney FoundationThe Mississippi Kidney Foundation serves Mississippi kidney patients by providing quality programs and services, providing public education and screening to promote the prevention of kidney disease and promoting organ donation throughout the state. The John D. Bower Foundation has announced the renewal of a three-year grant to the Mississippi Kidney Foundation. For more information visit,


    Stewpot Community Services

    Stewpot Community ServicesEvery year, Stewpot Community Services provides thousands of men, women and children with hot meals, groceries, clothing, shelter, child care, mentoring and other programs to nurture them and help them get back on their feet. Volunteers and staff are people of faith committed to helping needy brothers and sisters. Anyone is welcome to eat the Stewpot noon meal and more than 60,000 meals are served each year in the community kitchen. For more information visit,


    United Way of the Capitol Area

    United Way of the Capitol AreaThe United Way of the Capital Area provides opportunities that empower people to build successful lives. United Way, in partnership with Operation Shoestring, is hosting a series of Drop Out Prevention Town Hall meetings to develop strategies to help kids stay in school through graduation. United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program has helped low- to moderate-income working families save hundreds of their hard-earned dollars each year.
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    Metropolitan YMCA's of Mississippi

    Metropolitan YMCA's of MississippiThe Y is an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. The Y's program, services and initiatives enable kids to realize their potential, prepare teens for college, offer ways for families to have fun together, empower people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body, prepare people for employment, welcome and embrace newcomers and help foster a nationwide service ethic. For more information visit,