WELCOME JAMIE RASBERRY – POLICY COORDINATOR
Jamie, a native of Kosciusko, MS has a BS in management from Belhaven University and a Masters in Health Promotion from Mississippi State University. Jamie comes to us from a healthcare company based in Nashville, TN where she held the position of Senior Partner of Corporate Social Responsibility, overseeing corporate giving, national strategic partnerships, colleague engagement and activism and government relations. Over the last 15 years she has invested in many organizations around the metro area with a focus on health and wellness, social justice, community development and youth leadership.
Jamie served on the board of the I.S. Sanders YMCA, Midtown Public Charter School and has given countless hours of her time to support many local nonprofits with fundraising and volunteering. She is a current fellow in the WKKF Community Leadership Network and a graduate of Leadership Greater Jackson class of 2010-2011.
She is the proud mother of a beautiful little girl and you can find them all over Jackson exploring the museums, parks, and amazing places to eat.
Note from the Associate Director
Recently, I was having a conversation with one of our philanthropic member organization directors and remarked to him how thrilled I was to learn of his family’s contribution to Meridian, MS. His grandfather owned and operated the E.F. Young Hotel which was a place that black travelers could find quality lodging during the years of […]
Member Spotlights: Northeast MS Habitat for Humanity
For the last two years, I have had the privilege of doing the most purposeful and fulfilling work by helping families help themselves. Our affiliate, Northeast Mississippi Habitat for Humanity, is small but mighty. We’re about helping families in Lee County, Mississippi build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.Currently, we’re working with five families helping […]