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MDHS Offers Water Bill Assistance to Mississippi Families

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for households across the state of Mississippi. From high unemployment rates to business closures, Mississippi households have faced a myriad of challenges that may affect their financial stability.  […]

Health and Wellness Priority

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

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 […]

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 […]

19 Mayors from the Mid South Meet to Curb Childhood Obesity

On November 16th and 17th, the Foundation for the Mid South and the National League of Cities (NLC) hosted mayors from 19 cities and towns in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana at the King Edward Hotel […]

Expanding Health Services to First-Time Mothers

Our region continually ranks at the bottom of many health indicators in the nation, including low birthweight babies and infant mortality. Unfortunately, the needs in the region are greater than our states’ abilities to meet […]