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Adaptation for Children’s Needs

Many child care providers work with children who have disabilities or special needs. Remember that children with special needs are children first, and have more similarities than differences from children without disabilities. Every child has a unique personality and special skills. Keep your primary focus on each child’s strengths and abilities as you work to […]

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Early Childhood Mental Health

As early experiences shape the architecture of the developing brain, they also lay the foundations of sound mental health. Disruptions to this developmental process can impair a child’s capacities for learning and relating to others — with lifelong implications. By improving children’s environments of relationships and experiences early in life, society can address many costly problems, […]

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Your Childs Growth

What Is Growth? Physical growth refers to the increases in height and weight and other body changes that happen as kids mature. Hair grows; teeth come in, come out, and come in again; and eventually puberty hits. It’s all part of the growth process. What’s Normal? The first year of life is a time of amazing change […]

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Community Champions Gala

The Board of MFFK brings to you a night of fun, food, and drinks as we honor local leaders in children’s services. During this event, individuals will be recognized for their contributions to the community as Corporations, Trailblazers, Church Partners, and Next Gen. This wonderful opportunity to network with community partners also offers a chance […]

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Homes for the Holidays

Nothing says home like having gifts around the tree for Christmas. MFFK’s annual Christmas celebration brings together families from all of our programs to present gifts to the children and fellowship with the big family that is MFFK. We invite sponsors to “adopt” families for the holidays and give the gift of Christmas to deserving […]

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Golf Classic

The Wendy’s Children’s Golf Classic is a 4-man scramble you don’t want to miss. The day consists of an awards luncheon to our partners, a silent auction, a sampling hole, a player’s reception, and gifts and door prizes for everyone. This event is a vital means to increase public awareness of the need for adoption. […]

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Statewide Garage Sale

The Statewide Garage Sale is a community fundraising event held by the kinship and adoptive parents of MFFK. The event brings together vendors from all over Mississippi to present a wide selection of food, jewelry, clothes, furniture, grills, books and housewares and much more. Proceeds go to helping families care for the children in their […]

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Youth Leadership Camp

Youth Leadership Camp is an annual week-long day camp that is held for middle to high school students in the Jackson and surrounding areas. The purpose of the camp is to equip students with the skills, resources and information they need to finish high school and enter higher education. The camp also acts as a […]

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Black Family Summit

Join us for an annual gathering of minds to discuss issues in communities of color. Professionals working in rural and urban areas, families being served across the state, and students interested in policy change for disparaged communities are invited to take on this call to action to help increase access to services and self-sufficiency for […]