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5 Ways to Get Involved in Fondren

5 Ways to Get Involved in Fondren

Want to take it a step further and get involved in your own community? Here are five ways to help make Jackson a better place on this #GivingTuesday.

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People of the U: Deepti Patki

People of the U: Deepti Patki

“Teaching is something I’ve always wanted to do to give back. Kids here and their parents really want to stay in touch with this art form.”

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McDade’s Kathy and Greg McDade

McDade’s Kathy and Greg McDade

The grocery business that became the firmly entrenched destination for this couple, both of them Arkansas natives, wasn’t part of any pre-planned route.

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Serving Community: Robert Raymond

Serving Community: Robert Raymond

“I came to Jackson, because… people were making things happen despite the scarcity of resources. But I think some of the best creativity comes in situations of scarcity.”

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Baked Goodness: Jubilee Perkins

Baked Goodness: Jubilee Perkins

Jackson native Jubilee Perkins bakes full-time, using a kitchen in the same house in West Jackson where she grew up – and she also does private catering.

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