AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation

 

Manna Ministries is extremely honored and feel very blessed to have been awarded a grant of $179,570 from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation for our MOVE program. This is a program that raises awareness about obesity in Mississippi. It is focused on reducing obesity in Mississippi one person at a time.  For those who have struggled with weight loss for years, we encourage you to try this program. It has proven success and will work for virtually everyone. The program offers innovative and fun ways to lose the weight. Please call 601-799-2121 for further details

Program is offered free to the public

 

Program is open to all adults aged 18 and older.
 

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Free heart risk screening includes:

 

* Testing for blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar

 

* Weight and body mass index

 

* One on one consultation and follow up treatment with a nurse practitioner

 

 

Access to program focuses on physical activity, health education, which includes:

 

* Walking, low impact  exercises

 

* Healthy meal planning, shopping, best practices for nutrition for chronic

   diseases

 

* Managing stress, controlling eating triggers

 

* Education on risk factors and how they  affect your heart

 

* Support groups on how to make small lifestyle changes, and group session on

   how to sustain a healthy Lifestyle

 

* Support groups on overcoming barriers to your success.

 

For more information please contact Manna Ministries program coordinator at 601-916-8191

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 Head to Heart After Schooling Tutoring Program

 

 

Manna Ministries is honored to be awarded a $35,000 grant in support of our "Head & Heart".

 

Head to Heart is an after-school mentoring program for children so they are reading on grade level by the end of the 3rd grade.  Intended result: Elementary students are prepared to succeed in later grades.

 

For more information call us or click on the contact us tab and email us.

 

The tutoring program is made possible in part by United Way of South Mississippi. Give to Manna Ministires through your employer to the Combined Federal Campaign, our CFC #41287.

 

Manna Ministries Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and volunteer organization and all qualified applicants to all of our programs and/or employment will receive consideration for eligibility into such programs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SHUT-IN THANKSGIVING BASKET DONATION ITEMS:

 

  • Canned Sweet Potatoes
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Boxed Stuffing
  • Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • Gravy Mix
  • Canned Fruit
  • Rolls
  • Boxed Mac and Cheese
  • Canned Green Beans

 

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