In the heart of the Mississippi Delta, where determination meets opportunity, a visionary alliance has formed to create a brighter future for the youth of Belzoni and Humphreys County. Last week, a group of passionate individuals gathered to chart a course toward a new Boys & Girls Club in the region. This dynamic team consisted of David Dallas, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, Clara Reed, Founder and Pastor of Upper Room Fellowship Ministries, Inc. in Belzoni, MS, Basha Terry, Special Projects Coordinator for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, and John Wallace, Board Treasurer for the organization.Read more
In a world that is rapidly evolving through technological advancements, fostering an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields among the younger generation is crucial. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta understands this importance and consistently strives to expose its members to enriching experiences that spark curiosity and ignite a passion for learning. One such remarkable event that took place recently was the CF Industries STEM Day held at the Yazoo City Club. This event brought together volunteers, innovative projects, and enthusiastic young minds for an unforgettable day of exploration and discovery.Read more
Our Yazoo City Club had a thrilling summer filled with fun and learning. Inspired by the timeless classic, "The Wizard of Oz," the Club members embarked on a magical journey, discovering the power of education, the wonders of STEM, and the importance of facing fears together.
Amidst the challenges of tornadoes that affected our hometowns, the young minds at the Club not only learned about tornadoes but also found creative ways to brighten the lives of others through their artistic endeavors.
Let's take a closer look at the unforgettable adventures that unfolded at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta this summer.Read more
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta in Yazoo City hosted a remarkable guest, Ms. Hattie Williams, Assistant Vice President at the Bank of Yazoo. Ms. Williams, a trailblazer in her own right, shared her inspiring life journey with the members of the Club, igniting a fire within them to dream big and pursue their aspirations. Through her compelling personal story and empowering words, she reminded these young individuals of the power of education, perseverance, and the boundless opportunities that lie ahead.Read more
In times of adversity, communities come together to support one another, exemplifying the true strength and resilience of its members. This spirit of unity and cooperation was on full display when the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta's Lexington Unit staff, members, and their families joined forces with local law enforcement to assist with the arduous task of storm debris cleanup. Led by Lexington Unit Director Kawanna S. Horton, Program Aide Christopher Horton, and Deputy Cecelia Murphy from the Holmes County Sheriff's Department, this dedicated team worked tirelessly to restore normalcy to their community following a severe thunderstorm that hit Lexington on Wednesday, June 14.Read more
Summer is in full swing at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta and the excitement is palpable! With a wide range of engaging activities, our members are having a blast while learning and growing. From blindfolded water races to colorful crafts and stimulating exercises, there's never a dull moment at our Club. In this blog post, we'll look closely at some great summer activities at our Clarksdale Club.Read more
On June 7, 2023, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta welcomed the renowned Mississippi Mass Choir to Greenwood, Mississippi, as part of their South Region Annual Conference. Beyond the captivating performance and the generous donation of $500, this visit held a deeper significance. It underscored the profound impact of music on the lives of children and adolescents. With a partnership initiated by a local church, the Mississippi Mass Choir brought joy and support to the Boys & Girls Clubs. It emphasized the transformative power of music in nurturing young hearts.Read more
In today's fast-paced world, the importance of mental health cannot be overstated, especially for our young individuals. At Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, we are committed to providing comprehensive support to our members, addressing their mental well-being and physical and academic development. This article will delve into the valuable mental health programs offered at our Yazoo City Club, featuring Ms. Croft from Warren Mental Health. Together, we can equip our youth with skills and knowledge to empower them throughout their lives.Read more
Ignite Learning and Fun at Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta's Lexington Unit Summer Programs!
Summer is here, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta are ready to make it an unforgettable season of growth, adventure, and learning at our Lexington Club! With a wide range of engaging activities and enriching programs, we are excited to provide our young members a summer they will remember. This blog post will highlight some of the incredible opportunities and initiatives available at our Lexington Unit, including literacy enrichment, math drills, and Triple Play Sports & Fitness activities.Read more
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta for Summer Snacks
At Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, we are constantly striving to provide our members with meaningful experiences and opportunities that promote their growth and well-being. We are grateful for the continued support of our community, and today we want to express our deepest gratitude to the Omega Psi Phi fraternity for their ongoing partnership and generous contribution towards our summer program.Read more