HeartLand Hands, Inc. is
committed to strengthening our community by providing food assistance to residents of North
Mississippi. From November 2006 through July 2014, 21,491 food baskets have been
distributed to over 69,064 individuals. Our administrative cost are less than 1/2 of 1% as
we are staffed exclusively by volunteers. An average of 35 volunteers per day
donated over 10,688 hours from January to July of 2014. Our facilities are
provided through our partnership with HeartLand Church.No cost is ever accessed
to the client.
Started in November, 2006, HeartLand Hands, Inc. 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 Feeding
America HeartLand Hands,
Inc. 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.
While being a distributor for both of these agencies, Heartland Hands, Inc. is most
gratefull to be associated with local North Mississippi food distributors such as Kroger, Walmart, Superlow, Big
Lots, Pizza Huts, Chilis, Pinera Bread, Starbucks, Associated Wholesale Grociers and Performance Foods. We are also
grateful to Desoto County Schools and along with other local businesses who so generously support our efforts to
feed Mississippi residents.
HeartLand Hands, Inc. 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 in need.
James on AFA Radio Speaks Out for HeartLand Hands
Heartland Hands, Inc. director, Connie James talks
with talkshow host Tim Wildmon about Heartland Hands, Inc. and what it means to the
community as well as some of the struggles of the pantry.