It is with a grateful heart my family and I begin the new year. I cherish the holidays because it is a time when we can pause to reflect on all our blessings. We have many reasons to be thankful, including the opportunity to live in this great state of ours, especially knowing we have many wonderful charitable organizations offering Mississippians an improved quality of life. Many individuals, families and even communities have a renewed hope for tomorrow through your efforts. Not only that, but your work also advances our state far beyond the walls or your organization.
We want to help you!
Our Charities Division at the Secretary of State’s Office seeks to be a resource for all charities in Mississippi. Through daily interaction with charitable organizations, our staff works to ensure all maintain compliance with state law, but more importantly, to provide support through the minutiae of registration and reporting. This one-stop-shop service allows charities to focus on their mission—serving Mississippians—not burdensome administrative work. When charities thrive, our whole state prospers.
The Alliance’s mission and support of our state’s philanthropic organizations are crucial components of success. Fostering collaboration, comradery, and teamwork enhances the depth and knowledge of all leaders, expanding the impact and reach of each non-profit in Mississippi. To each of you, we say thank you for the impact you have on all Mississippians. God bless as you continue striving to make this state a better place for all of us!
A warm hello to our esteemed members and friends. This edition of The Ally seeks to celebrate the rich tapestry that February brings by recognizing Black History Month and other notable events that shape this dynamic month.
Family Biz Builder (FBB) is a transformative force in Tunica County, Mississippi. Since 2014, FBB, a compassionate 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth training and development organization, has been the guiding light for countless low-income, at-risk children aged 5-17 and their families across Tunica, Coahoma, and Desoto Counties.
Cultivating belonging and wholeness in the world
Friends and Partners,
I’m grateful to be connected to you in this season of celebration and acknowledgment of Black history.