Archive for the ‘Non Profits’ Category

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Jackson-area Habitat awarded $20,000 for its work in bringing back neighborhoods

by Lisa Monti Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Business, charity, Habitat for Humanity, Jimmy Carter, Mississippi, NON PROFIT

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area and local law enforcement leaders were recently recognized with a national award for improving the safety and vitality of neighborhoods in the Metro Jackson area. Habitat and its partners were selected from more than 540 applicants for a $20,000 MetLife Foundation Award. They were honored for demonstrating that blighted […] [...]

A general with a big heart

by Lynn Lofton Published: January 18,2013

Tags: Feed My Sheep, GULFPORT, non-profits, Ted Hearn

The growing number of homeless people in the Gulfport area touched Ted Hearn’s heart. Always active in community events, he became involved with a local soup kitchen, Feed My Sheep, as a board member and food server in the daily lunch line. He also worked with the Salvation Army and helped operate a cold weather […] [...]

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