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.
It is hard to believe that The Alliance has celebrated its second year anniversary. What an amazing experience it has been so far. It seems like just yesterday that we embarked on this incredible journey, committed to strategically bringing “both sides of the coin” – philanthropy and nonprofits – together, to serve, build capacity and […]
I was introduced to a life of service at an early age. Each fall, my father would be under the Friday night lights volunteering medical services to the Natchez High School football team. My mother taught a youth Sunday School class. My parents never verbalized that giving back to your community is important but demonstrated […]
Volunteerism, by definition, is the policy or practice of volunteering one’s time or talents for charitable, educational, or other worthwhile activities, especially in one’s community. United Way of West Central Mississippi relies on its volunteers for one of its most significant events, “Day of Caring.” Day of Caring brings together energetic volunteers for a single-day […]