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/ November 10, 2016
This Veterans Day, the Community Foundation wants to honor and thank all of those who have served in our country’s military. We believe that all Americans can agree on the need to support the brave service members who embody integrity and support our freedom—a freedom that allows the Community Foundation to engage diverse groups of people, connect a wide range of resources and collaborate to inspire solutions to build communities through strategic partnerships and smart giving. We invite you to read more about one civic-minded veteran who continues to give back through a Community Foundation fund…

/ November 1, 2016
Arnell Willis, Sr. grew up in the 50s in the small segregated town we know as West Helena, Arkansas, located in Phillips County. Growing up in the Delta region presented many hardships, but through the lessons taught by his mother, Laura Nelson and his aunt, Lillie May Stevenson, Arnell was able to overcome incredible odds and achieve his American dream.

/ October 28, 2016
The Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s (AR-GLR) “Make Every Day Count” initiative is an effort to help schools, districts and communities track chronic absence, and to develop and implement plans for keeping children in classrooms. Data show that when children miss too much school, they miss out on critical instruction—and are less likely to read proficiently.

/ September 22, 2016
Learn more how an IRA Charitable Rollover can help you meet your charitable goals while also saving you money on taxes.

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