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Foundation Receives Grant For Reducing Health Disparities And Tackling Structural Racism

Download the press release The Foundation for the Mid South recently announced its receipt of a grant that will expand its work to promote health and well–being in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The Foundation for […]

Leveraging Federal Dollars for Family Well-being

The Foundation for the Mid South and state agencies in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi are working together to ensure that the three states bring nearly $4 million in additional federal funding to Mid South programs […]

Health and Wellness Priority

The Foundation for the Mid South’s Health and Wellness efforts empower people to improve their physical and mental health.

Healthy Southern Cities: State Highlight: Arkansas

Healthy Southern Cities: State Highlight: Arkansas City of Clarendon, Arkansas The City of Clarendon, Arkansas lead by Mayor James Stinson III, has identified new and exciting ways to promote physical activity and have a healthy […]

Tackling Diabetes in Rural Communities

About 1 million people in the Mid South—10% of the population—have been diagnosed with diabetes, with another 3 million considered pre-diabetic. The estimated annual cost of diabetes in the U.S. is $174 billion; diabetes’ price […]

Municipal Leaders Taking the Lead to Improve Community Health

Creating a healthy Mid South is a comprehensive effort, and calls for the involvement of healthcare systems, health professional and residents they serve. Municipal leaders may not be the first to come to mind as […]