Mississippi is abundant with charities and nonprofits for generous folks to consider. In Jackson, there are several close to my heart that I’d like to recommend to you! Here’s a list of charities in the area that I believe are especially worth your support.
Southern Christian Service for Youth
Though located in Jackson, the Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth (SCSCY) provides children and family services throughout the State of Mississippi. The goal of the organization is to have a positive recognizable, long-term impact on all children and youth in their care. They achieve this by providing extensive professional services that are both cost-effective and timely.
Find out more: www.scscy.org
Neighborhood Christian Centers, INC
Another Jackson mission, Neighborhood Christian Centers, INC, strives to build stronger families and neighborhoods by providing compassionate, Christ-centered ministries to those in need. The organization’s community proclaims the Gospel of Jesus to serve both practical and spiritual needs. Through compassion, respect, and consistency and integrity, NCC seeks to transform the lives of the individuals it serves.
Find out more: ncclife.org
Gateway Rescue Mission
Jackson’s Gateway Rescue Mission offers life changing hope to homeless men, women and children through the Gospel of Jesus and various social services. On any given day, Gateway serves 400 meals and shelters 100 people in six facilities spanning three counties. Operating since 1948, 100 percent of this charity’s support comes from good-will donors like me and you.
Find out more: gatewaymission.org