Together for Hope
The Delta is Together for Hope’s largest region of service and includes 87 counties of persistent rural poverty across 7 states. Together for Hope Delta currently has nonprofits in the coalition that serve Bolivar, Coahoma, Leflore, and Sunflower counties in Mississippi; Phillips County in Arkansas, and East Carrol Parish in Louisiana. Most recently we have added an Advocacy Council that serves veterans and military families in the AR-LA-MS Delta. We serve more than 1,200 families in the MS Delta alone.
The foundation of our work is Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD), where we bring all components of the community together and focus on the gifts of the people and the local assets. Our work in the Delta also includes a blend of community development concepts with a heavy emphasis on Organizational Capacity Building. The capacity building focuses on Organizational Branding, Resource Development, Strategic Relationships, Governance & Leadership, Programming and Services to Communities. Our goal includes the utilization of local assets, empowered people, and communities that are self-sustaining.