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ACES is a community-supported, non profit organization dedicated to Meridian, Mississippi. Supports and creates opportunities and favorable environments in which volunteers and local audiences play an active and important role.  ACES has an outreach team that represents the organization.


The Community Foundation of East Mississippi is a public charity dedicated to maintaining, improving and enriching the quality of life in East Mississippi by supporting worthy causes, providing philanthropic services, and encouraging and providing leadership in response to changing community needs. We are a catalyst for charitable giving where civic-minded individuals, families, and businesses can meet their philanthropic goals. The Foundation meets this mission by developing and managing a comprehensive base of funds -- an expanding pool of charitable dollars, permanently committed to meeting the needs of the people of East Mississippi.

Community Foundation of East Mississippi

Linda Candelo

Founder & Director of Dia de los Muertos MS


Day of the Dead Celebration 2021 is hoping to raise funds for various missions, including downtown beautification. This annual non-profit event is intended to promote cultural harmony, diversity, tourism, community participation and economic development. Please consider a gift and become an important part of this effort.
You can visit the link below and be part of this with your support. Thank you.


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