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.

Cultural Workers Matter

The Mid South is known the world over for its contribution of talent to literature, art, sports and music. And while the region is just beginning to understand how this rich culture can improve its […]

Community Leadership Focuses on Improving Access to Healthy Food

A while back, the last grocery store in Itta Bena, Mississippi, closed, making it difficult for 1,800 residents to get fresh fruits and vegetables. The closure of the Big Star Supermarket forced people, like Ruthie, […]

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 […]