Please join with us in celebrating the New Year Thursday, January 17th, at our 5th annual Open House. We'll be looking for you from 4:30-7 PM. Come by and tell us what your hopes are for children and families this year, and tell us what you think we should be doing this year.
And of course we'll have activities for children and teens. Catering is by Johnny T's Bistro. Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow!
WHERE: 840 East River Place
Suite 500, Jackson, MS 39202
For more information: 601-355-0915
If you would like to read more about what we've been up to, here's a link to our latest newsletter.
(Pictured above, from top left, clockwise): Congressman Gregg Harper with Howard Roffwarg and Joy Hogge, Henry Moore and Joy Hogge with representatives from the Community Students Learning Center, Ramona Russum and Joy Hogge with John Lunardini and Sue Allen of Catholic Charities, and Tara Manning and Joy Hogge with representatives from the Coalition For Citizens With Disabilities)
On Monday, November 5th we held our fifth annual Community Partnership Celebration at Bravo! Italian Restaurant. This event is our major (not only) fundraiser of the year. Please take a few minutes to listen to Monica Webber describe how her involvement with Families as Allies has made a difference in the lives of her child, her family and other families they have come to know.Read more
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and First Lady Ebony Lumumba, recipients of last year's Helen Reddy Johnson Memorial Award for Valuing Every Child and Family, with Executive Director Joy Hogge, members of the Johnson family and others.
Families as Allies has touched the lives of many children and families over the past year because of your generous support. Join us at Bravo Italian Restaurant and Bar on Monday, November 5, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:30 for our Fifth Annual Community Partnership Celebration to honor this good work and make sure that it continues. For more information on tickets or if you would like to become a sponsor, CLICK HERE.
Mississippi Today recently published this sobering article by health reporter Larrison Campbell detailing stories of young children with disabilities failing to receive federally mandated early intervention services through the First Steps Program at Mississippi State Department of Health due to budget and personnel constraints.
We know these families' stories are very real because some of these very real families have contacted our organization.Read more
Check out all the great things happening throughout the month of May, in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, starting with a fun night out at Fondren after 5, Thursday May 3. Read more here.
Check out our latest newsletter to learn all that's been going on plus learn the latest news with Jackson Public Schools, special education and the US Department of Justice. You can read the newsletter here.
My heart, along with those of parents across America, broke as the news of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting unfolded. I still cannot catch my breath trying to grasp the horrific trauma for each child who endured even one second of such a nightmare. There are no words in the face of the unfathomable loss for families whose loved one were killed. Families as Allies’ and my personal thoughts, prayers and hearts are with each and every person affected by yesterday’s devastating tragedy.Read more
Come join us for an evening of food, fun and fellowship. Help us celebrate the opportunity to support families, community and positive change in the coming year.
Join Us On Monday, November 6
At Our 4th Annual Community
To Honor Those Who
Exemplify Our Core Values!
Each year we select four groups or individuals who have exemplified our core values in the previous year and honor them at our celebration. This year's award winners are:Read more