School Savings Program

School Savings Program

School Savings Program Location: Participating schools in Arkansas and Mississippi Core Goals affected: Savings Spare change isn’t always shiny, but it can create glowing results. That’s why most weeks of the school year, you’ll find Southern Bancorp hosting a “Bank...
Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams Name: Jennifer Williams Location: Cleveland, Mississippi Core Goals affected: Savings Jennifer Williams, a Mississippi mother and school teacher, fought back against predatory payday lenders to create a stronger financial future for her and her...
Jecorry Miller

Jecorry Miller

Jecorry Miller Name: Jecorry Miller, owner of Delta Blue Alley Cafe Location: Clarksdale, Mississippi Core Goals affected: Savings, Entrepreneurship Clarksdale, Miss. native Jecorry Miller is no stranger to hard work. For years, he traveled theroads of the Mississippi...
Leatha Flenaugh

Leatha Flenaugh

Leatha Flenaugh Name: Leatha Flenaugh Location: Helena-West Helena, Arkansas Goal Area: Savings Leatha Flenaugh had always been a hard worker, but like many Americans, she had accumulated a significant amount of credit card debt as a young woman. With a new sense of...
Vernetha Jackson

Vernetha Jackson

Vernetha JacksonName: Vernetha JacksonLocation: Helena-West Helena, ArkansasGoal Areas: Housing, SavingsAt age 63, grandmother and beloved public school employee Vernetha Jackson thought her dream of homeownership was destined to remain just that, a dream. However,...
Candice Ward

Candice Ward

Candice Ward Name: Candice Ward Location: Helena-West Helena, Arkansas Goal Areas: Savings Candice and her boyfriend Michael have been active participants in Southern’s credit and home buying counseling services. They have used Southern’s free tax preparation service,...
Marianne Dolls

Marianne Dolls

Marianne Dolls Name: Marianne Dolls Location: Helena-West Helena, Arkansas Goal Areas: Savings A single mother of two, Marianne Dolls knew she wanted more for her children, but she wasn’t sure where to start. With help from Southern Bancorp Community Partners credit...
Angela Chestnut

Angela Chestnut

Angela Chestnut Name: Angela Chestnut Location: Helena-West Helena, Arkansas Goal Areas: Savings Understanding and developing habits that positively impact your credit, as well as avoiding financial pitfalls that can create barriers to achieving your financial goals,...