Serve Southaven


Mission Statement

Serve Southaven will provide local entities and organizations a way to connect their resources with those in our community who are in need. 

There are 5 areas that Serve Southaven desires to connect with our community:

  • Beautification - Adopt-A-Neighborhood (Street, Intersection or Entrance) or Blitzes, Block Parties and Special Events
  • Emergency Aid 
  • Food Distribution - Heartland Hands Food Bank
  • Youth Interaction - Desoto Youth Solutions, Desoto Grace, and Healing Hearts Child Advocacy  
  • Elderly and Special Needs
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop
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Volunteer Northwest MIssissippi

Volunteer Northwest Mississippi’s mission is to connect people who care with causes that matter in and around Southaven and DeSoto County.  VNM provides interested volunteers with opportunities from more than 200 nonprofits in the area. VNM also provides nonprofit workshops from grant writing, fundraising, accounting 101, and more.  To learn more about upcoming workshop or to browse volunteer opportunities from across the area, visit

Apelah, Inc.

We find a way to help medically and fragile children by providing a place of refuge, healing, nurturing, and care for them in their foster care journey.

The Arc

The Arc Northwest Mississippi

The Arc Northwest Mississippi is an advocacy organization for individuals of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
Family Resource Center and Families First for Mississippi

Our Mission is to provide quality educational support services in a family based and child-friendly environment to promote healthy families and communities.

Desoto Grace
Desoto Grace

DeSoto Grace is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established to assist families in DeSoto County to find resources and opportunities that improve their economic, educational and relational situations.


Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center

Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center's mission is to respond to child abuse with a supportive team approach that reduces trauma through advocacy, treatment, education, and prevention.
Heartland Hands

HeartLand Hands, Inc.

Heartland Hands is a faith based organization committed to the health and economic growth of the North Mississippi community.  Its mission is to provide emergency food assistance to families currently living at or below poverty level and other residential agencies providing essential services to the DeSoto County area.

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Hunger2Hope is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, located in DeSoto County, that exists to provide nutritional, emotional, and spiritual support to students whose families are facing hard times, in hopes to alleviate pressures for basic necessities and spark a curiosity for the hope and love of Christ while bridging the gap for local churches and organizations to serve as One.

R3 The Movement is a non-profit foundation that exists to abolish modern-day slavery through a collaboration of resources necessary to reach, rescue, and redeem those affected by human trafficking. This mission is accomplished by partnering with community leaders, faith-based organizations, and government agencies who provide support through: - advocacy and awareness - rescue and transition - rehabilitation and the restoration of freedom.


51 South Foundation

51 South is a non-profit organization that houses, educates, trains and redeems victims of sexual exploitation, sex trafficking and labor trafficking.

The Serve Southaven Program is not intended for and shall not be used for any commercial or advertising purposes.