HeartLand Hands, Inc. is
committed to strengthening our community by providing food assistance to residents of North
Mississippi. Our administrative cost are less than 1/2 of 1% as we are staffed
exclusively by volunteers. An average of 45 volunteers per day
donated over 10,688 hours from January to July of 2016. Our facilities are
provided through our partnership with HeartLand Church.No cost is ever accessed
to the client. Since opening our doors, we have had 34,800 family visits where grocery
baskets (valued at over $500) are distributed to each
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, Panera Bread, Shipleys, Associated Wholesale Grociers and Pepperidge Farms. 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.
If you feel you can help in any way, please
start by completing this short form. A representative of the pantry will respond to you
Your information is confidential and will be kept
within Heartland Hands, Inc. offices.
We need you - your contacts, your expertise
and/or your time. We would love to hear from you!
Click here for a
small list of items we give out regularly.
Read the latest news story on WMCTV concerning Heartland
Hands and what one of our clients had to say about it here.
SEE HEARTLAND HANDS, Inc. ON NEWS CHANNEL
Heartland Hands was recently interviewed on local News Channel 3. See it