Free Resource Navigation: Connecting to Resources through an App

When Olivia Ainsworth graduated from college in 2010, she was a single mother trying to find a job in a […]

The Mississippi Thrive! Child Health and Development Project is improving health outcomes for children

About 100 new babies are born each day across Mississippi. During the first five years, children’s brains make more than […]

Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company Is Prioritizing Employee Wellness

Like many others, Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company (SFBLI) had to pivot in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

The Metropolitan YMCAs of MS is dedicated to youth development & healthy living

The Metropolitan YMCAs of Mississippi is dedicated to strengthening our state through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Lasting […]

The Garden Farmacy – Homegrown Food for a Homegrown Economy

In 2010, Taylor Yowell graduated from Jones County Junior College and was working at a garden center in Hattiesburg when […]

Healthy Kids Running Series Inspires Kids to be More Active

Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) is a 5-week program that keeps kids active by introducing them to the world of […]

FAT to Fit Olympic Games Makes Health Fun

In 2004, Jefferson County was reported as the most obese county in America. In 2010, Janell and Anthony Edwards attended […]

Take the Community Input Survey for State Health Assessment

Four years ago, we started an effort to learn about how Mississippians perceive our state’s health. That effort led to […]

American Cancer Society “Trains the Trainer” on Cancer Prevention

“We hope to prevent people from ever hearing the words ‘you have cancer,” says Beth Dickson-Gavney of the American Cancer […]

Mothers’ Milk Bank of Mississippi Gives Vital Support to Premature Infants

If you’ve ever visited a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), you’ve seen babies who can fit into the palm of […]