The UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Mississippi is helping locals live healthier lives by changing up their diets. “We have our Farm-to-Fork program going on today that spans from May through September. It’s a program where our members can come get a bag of fresh produce. All they have to do is show their ID card,” said April Weathers, one of the organization’s outreach specialist. The organization partnered with Alcorn State University, which grew the produce on campus.
Thursday evening the Multi County Community Service Agency and Leadership Lauderdale rededicated the Francis W. Davidson homeless facility. The name of the building was changed from “shelter” to “center for homelessness” to better reflect the services offered. “We have day-to-day assessment of our clients. We also have our multi-transit system, which allows us to carry them to workforce development meetings. We provide meals for them each day. We provide laundry services
LOVE’s kitchen in meridian received special visitors from the foster grandparents program which is housed in the multi-county community service agency. The volunteer program is made up of individuals 55 years old or older, and as the program director says; the group does a lot of good to the community. #LovesKitchen #MultiCounty
The Multi-County community service agency will be holding a community awareness day for Quitman and Clarke county residents to help educate them on the job market and other services in and near their community. Shirley Blanks with the agency says it’s a great way for businesses to network with potential future employees. “All they have to do is come out. The vendors will be there to help them and give them information. We are also going to have door prizes. Local restaurants