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  • Batesville Elementary shows the Go Jim Go spirit

    BATESVILLE, Miss. — Students at Batesville Elementary School have just started collecting coins for Go Jim Go. They plan on collecting hundreds or even thousands of dollars for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. And as Jim and the team left the school campus Friday afternoon to finish up their north Mississippi tour day.

  • Batesville Middle School’s coins add up to a huge haul for Go Jim Go

    BATESVILLE, Miss. — It might not seem possible, but students at Batesville Middle School thought they could raise lots of money for Go Jim Go just by collecting coins and dollar bills. It added up to a $3,000 donation for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Jim and the team collected the check as a part of their north Mississippi tour day on Friday.  

  • Batesville Junior High gets ready for Go Jim Go

    BATESVILLE, Miss. — Our north Mississippi Go Jim Go tour day made a stop Friday afternoon at Batesville Junior High School. One of the assistant principals told us that the school is planning a big push for Go Jim Go and the kids of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Jim and the team are looking forward to a big check in the future!

  • Ice buckets help South Panola High School to raise money for Go Jim Go

    BATESVILLE, Miss. — The ice bucket challenge raised millions for ALS research this summer, but students at South Panola High School decided it would be a great way to raise money for Go Jim Go. Our north Mississippi tour day rode through Batesville Friday afternoon and made a stop at the school. Students there told Jim they let classmates vote for which school administrator should face an ice bucket by donating to Go Jim Go. Their efforts raised $500 for Le […]

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    Don’t miss your chance to win tickets to Phantom of the Opera at the Orpheum

    The legendary show is coming back to the Orpheum and we're giving away tickets.

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    Win tickets to a gala dinner and learn how RISE is making a difference in Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — You can win two complimentary tickets to The RISE Foundation’s gala, “An Evening of Change,” which will take place at the Hilton Memphis Saturday, September 27, at 7:00 p.m. The gala will feature dinner, cocktails, live music, dancing, a silent auction and more, and will benefit RISE’s work to help lift low-income Memphians out of poverty through financial literacy education. Click on this link and you could be randomly selected to win the pair of tickets — a $200 […]

  • Pope School students bring in the cash for Go Jim Go

    POPE, Miss. — Even though there are a ton of crazy fundraising ideas out there, sometimes the simple ones work best. Friday’s Go Jim Go north Mississippi tour day rolled into the Pope School in Panola County and picked up a huge check for Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center. Student leaders told Jim they used donation buckets to collect $2,100 from the school’s 500 pupils.

  • Davidson Elementary sings along the way to a big Go Jim Go donation

    WATER VALLEY, Miss. — School spirit always helps get students excited about a cause.  But the students at Water Valley’s Davidson Elementary took that to a whole new level. The school was one of the tour stops on Friday’s final training day for Go Jim Go as the crew travels around the Oxford area. All 679 students were lined along the school’s driveway and after principal Brad Parker told Jim they’ve raised more than $1,000 for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, […]

  • Lafayette Elementary raises huge money for Go Jim Go

    In just two weeks, the school raised more than $7,000.

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    Lafayette High and Middle School promise big things for Go Jim Go

    OXFORD, Miss. — Go Jim Go’s final tour day of the year before next week’s big ride is in Oxford. It began Friday morning with a stop at Lafayette Middle and High Schools.  The students there told Jim they have big plans for fundraising including a dunk tank.  And they committed to making a $10,000 donation to Go Jim Go.  

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    There’s a way for almost everyone to help the kids of St. Jude

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — While First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Wednesday is sure to draw world attention and more big donations, there are many ways you can make a difference too.  And you don’t have to write a big check. The slideshow on this page shows caps and headbands made by a west Tennessee woman for cancer patients like those at St. Jude.  They help the patients deal with one of the most difficult aspects […]

  • Arlington Elementary’s DeQuala Garrett is Educator of the Week

    ARLINGTON, Tenn. — Parents say DeQuala Garrett is organized and keeps them well-informed about what’s going on in her second grade class at Arlington Elementary. She’s this week’s Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. Ms. Garrett told us she absolutely loves it “when a child comes back and remembers what we’ve learned.”  She is thrilled to have an impact on her students’ lives.

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