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RAISED HERE, STAYS HERE. The funds we raise within each county remain in that county, providing services to residents of that county.

For 2017, Lee County residents invested in the following programs and agencies to impact Lee County. All agencies listed serve individuals in Lee County.

  • 4-H Lee County – $22,000
  • Association for Excellence in Education (AEE) – $15,000
  • American Red Cross North Mississippi – $73,000
  • Autism Center of North Mississippi – $34,000
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of NEMS – $10,000
  • Boy Scouts Yocona Area Council – $62,451
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of NEMS – Baldwyn Club – $6,000
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi – $70,000
  • Church After School Association, Inc. (CASA) – $11,000
  • CATCH Kids – $25,000 El Centro, Inc. – $11,500
  • EXPECT – $19,500
  • F.A.I.T.H. Food Pantry – $27,500
  • Faith Haven, Inc. – $53,000
  • Family Resource Center of North MS – $31,500
  • Girl Scouts Heart of the South – $25,000
  • Good Samaritan Health Services, Inc. – $45,000
  • Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Mississippi – $69,000
  • Hope Family Ministries, Inc. – $3,250
  • L.I.F.E. of Mississippi – $11,000 Meals on Wheels, MSMSS – $63,000
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of NEMS, Inc. (NCADD) – $53,500
  • NMMC Camp Bluebird – $2,000
  • NMMC Camp Breathe Ezzzze – $7,500
  • NMMC Diabetes Patient Assistance Fund – $7,000
  • NMMC Heart and Vascular Institute Patient Assistance Fund – $2,500
  • NMMC Hospice Patient Assistance Fund – $4,000
  • NMMC Social Work Patient Assistance Fund – $15,000
  • North MS Kidney Foundation – $6,500
  • Parkgate Pregnancy Clinic, Inc. – $5,500
  • Regional Rehabilitation Center, Inc. – $40,000
  • S.A.F.E., Inc. – $76,500
  • Saints’ Brew – $6,000
  • Sally Kate Winters Family Services – $3,000
  • Salvation Army – Tupelo – $150,000
  • Shepherd’s Center of Greater Tupelo – $6,500
  • Special Education Bowling Association – $6,680
  • St. Luke United Methodist Food Pantry – $10,750
  • Sunday Fund, MSMSS – $10,000
  • Weekend Backpack Ministry – $5,461
  • Women First Resource Center, Inc. – $23,000
  • TOTAL – $1,129,092

Funding decisions are made by a team of volunteers within each county who determine where the greatest needs lie in their communities.

For 2017, these volunteers were Terry Anderson, Wayne Averett, Lynn Beadles, Jerilynn Billingsley, Frances Brasfield, Leigh Buntin, Chris Coffin, Renee Creely, Connie Davidson, Liz Dawson, Chris Douglass, Shey Edwards, Randall Feather, Cathy Fitzpatrick, Kim Foster, Jeff Fox, Andy Garner, Janice Garrett, Amanda Gaskin, Brad Glover, Beth Harrison, Tonya Hensley, Mark Hinton, Beau Hill, Jessica Hill, Deborah Kellett, Donna Kingsley, Donna Loden, Jamey Logan, Mike Maynard, Janis McCoy, Ann McMillan, John Nance, Margaret Peel, Charlotte Pratt, Chris Riles, Cathy Robertson, Tammy Rodgers, Paris Roth, Tina Sample, Thomas Saulsberry, Brandy Stanford, Ron Stephens, Crystal Tucker, Rhonda Weaver, Larry Witcher, and Connie Young.