Newk’s Cares

Overview In 2013, Lori Newcomb, wife of Newk’s Eatery CEO Chris Newcomb, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Bolstered to help others prevent a similar diagnosis, she launched Newk’s Cares to increase awareness of the warning signs and raise funding for early detection research Insight Lori saw an opportunity to leverage the Newk’s Eatery franchise network […]

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Fact Not Fiction

Overview Rates of STIs and pregnancy among Mississippi teenagers are consistently among the highest in the nation. Compounding the problem, the state’s sex education policy omits meaningful information regarding birth control and STI prevention. The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi took up the responsibility of ensuring Mississippi teens had access to medically accurate sexual health information. […]

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