Mar 21 • Donations

Stewpot

The pantry is stocked through generous donations from individuals and business as well as through our partnership with the Mississippi Food Network. Over a hundred thousand cans of food are donated each year. Occasionally items such as sugar, canned fruit, cereal, and peanut butter, which are in constant demand, must occasionally be purchased by Stewpot.

Mar 21 • Getting Food

Stewpot

Like many of you, the novel coronavirus has caused us at Stewpot to evaluate our daily activities and make decisions about how to keep our loved ones safe while continuing to minister to very real needs. The great news is that, during this crisis, Stewpot is still operating. We are still providing essential services, like food, clothing, and shelter to our neighbors in need.

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Mar 21 • Getting Food

Mississippi Food Network

MFN takes donations from multiple sources, and distributes food and goods through 430 member agencies. They, in turn, distribute to recipients in their own communities.

Mar 21 • Getting Food

The Office of Child Nutrition

Listing of Schools Serving Meals During Coronavirus Closures

National resources you may be interested in.

Mar 16 • Getting Food

Feeding America

The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks secures and distributes 4.3 billion meals each year through food pantries and meal programs throughout the United States and leads the nation to engage in the fight against hunger. Contact your local community food bank to find food or click here to read about public assistance programs.

Mar 16 • Free Internet

Comcast

In response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19), Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all customers. This speed increase will happen automatically - no action is required by customers. In addition, new customers will receive two months of free service.

Mar 17 • Mental Health

Centers for Disease Control

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

Mar 17 • Testing Locations

NBC News: Coronavirus testing

Information on COVID-19 tests according to state health departments. NBC News asked every state health department how it is handling testing for coronavirus. Read our guide for information about your state.