Outstanding Volunteer Leadership by a Youth group
Six of Delta Hands for Hope's youth leaders have been selected as the Outstanding Volunteer Leadership by a Youth Group by the 2018 Governor's Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE). This prestigious award honors organization's volunteer accomplishments.
The six youth who were selected are Brianna Townes, Makala Washington, Roderious Phillips, Jakieus Roach, Japhabian White, and Keyveon Rice. These are the original 6 youth leaders who are also high school seniors. They are responsible for the creation and growth of Delta Hands for Hope's leadership program, and have volunteered over 3,000 hours
They will be honored at a ceremony in Jackson on Monday, April 16, where they will have the opportunity to meet Mississippi's Governor and First Lady.