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The Endless Feast – Whitton, Arkansas

The Endless Feast brings together local farmers, food artisans, food lovers and star chefs, to explore the connection between the land and the food on our plates. Episodes feature dinners staged in beautiful outdoor locations, […]

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New Report On The Status Of EITC In The Mid South

The Foundation for the Mid South published, Earned Income Tax Credit: Working Hands Getting a Hand Up, to share information on the federal and (in some areas) state tax credit. The document encourages the region’s […]

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Students Volunteer to Help Residents Make the Ends Meet

In East Iberville, Louisiana, local residents come to the high school and the Belfair Baptist Church to have their taxes prepared for free—by students.  Each tax season, over 20 high school students, trained by the […]

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The Foundation Is Offering Financial LIteracy Training

The Foundation for the Mid South believes that building wealth requires increased access to effective financial programs and information. In response to research indicating that teachers are one of the most targeted groups for alternative […]

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Graduating Financially Savvy Students

It is never too early to develop good financial habits.  To ensure youth increase their understanding of money and finance, a grant to the Mississippi Council on Economic Education helped train teachers in 13 Mississippi […]

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Improving the Financial Future of Youth

The Foundation for the Mid South partners with programs in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi that help families build financial security. One of our efforts is aimed at strengthening youth’s financial knowledge, so that they learn […]

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