HeartLand Hands is
committed to strengthening our community by providing food assistance to residents of North
Mississippi. As of July 2012, over 14,000 families made up of some 45,133 individuals have been
served. Our administrative cost are relatively low as HeartLand Hands is staffed by an average
of 34 volunteers per day donating some 1430 hours per month. Our facilities are provided
through our partnership with HeartLand Church.No cost is ever accessed
to the client.
Started in November, 2006, HeartLand Hands is a 501(c)(3)
nonprofit organization supported by voluntary contributions from individuals, churches, and businesses. As a
501(C)(3) all donations are tax deductible.
Agency of MidSouth Food Bank and MS
Food Network HeartLand Hands
meets and exceeds the requirements of Memphis' MidSouth Food Bank. The MidSouth Food Bank is an independent, nondenominational 501(c)(3) Tennessee
corporation founded in 1981 and is a member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks. MS Food Network is the main supplier of USDA foods. HeartLand Hands is one of the largest
food pantries in DeSoto County and is stocked with items such as canned goods, staple goods, wipes,
cleaning supplies, hygiene items and much more. These items are handed out free by volunteers to those who are
James on AFA Radio Speaks Out for HeartLand Hands
HeartlandHands director, Connie James talks with talkshow
host Tim Wildmon about what Heartland Hands is and what it means to the community as well as some
of the struggles they are currently going through. Do not miss out on this interview whether you
are in the Desoto County area or wanting to keep up with what is going on with feeding those that
are in need.