Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth

Since 1993 Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth has provided almost $10.5 million in direct grants to local healthcare providers in the Mid-South and over $3 million to breast cancer research. For every dollar that Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi raises, 75% remains in the local community for breast healthcare grants and educational programs. The remaining 25% funds breast cancer research.

Operation Broken Silence

Operation Broken Silence is building a global movement to empower the Sudanese people through innovative programs as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our primary goal in 2018 is to double the size of our primary school and open the first high school in Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan, where thousands of children who fled the war in Sudan have no classroom to attend.

MIFA: Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association

MIFA was founded in 1968 in an unprecedented cooperative effort uniting church and community leaders to confront the growing issues of poverty, hunger, and social division in Memphis. Created in the wake of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, MIFA began as a volunteer-driven advocacy agency and has evolved into a broad-based, professional, social service nonprofit organization.

Kosten Pancreatic Cancer Support

The Herb Kosten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research was founded in 2003 by the family of Herb Kosten after his death due to pancreatic cancer. Kosten’s family sought to improve community support, awareness, and funding for pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest known cancers. 

United Way of the Mid-South

United Way of the Mid-South is focused on our area’s most critical issue: poverty. We sit at the unique crossroads of local businesses, organized labor, academia, government, philanthropy, faith-based organizations, volunteers, and other groups – a position which gives us a tremendous insight into the root causes and results of poverty.

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