Take the Challenge!
The Take Flight Mississippi Challenge is an effort by the Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian to increase awareness and raise funds for our big dream of bringing a high quality children’s museum to East Mississippi!
Take a look at the following videos and instructions to learn all about how to get started!
How to Take the Challenge
STEP 1: Accept the Take Flight Mississippi Challenge! All you will need to take the challenge is a phone and a piece of paper. That’s it!
STEP 2: Make a paper airplane! And, don’t be afraid to get creative!
STEP 3: Before you take flight, be sure to record a video of yourself flying your paper airplane. Here’s what to say: “I, [your name or business], accept the Take Flight Mississippi Challenge and have given a donation to MCM-Meridian! I challenge [name, business, or organization] to help Mississippi’s children take flight, too! You have 24 hours to build your plane and donate [amount] to the Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian!””
STEP 4: Post your challenge video to your favorite social media site to share with your family and friends! Be sure to use the hashtag: #TakeFlightMississippi
STEP 5: Once you’ve posted your challenge, donate to the Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian to help make our dream come true!
To download these steps, click here!
- How do I make a paper airplane?
Click here for easy to follow instructions!
- What if I have not been challenged?
If you are reading this, consider yourself challenged! See the instructions above!
- How do I donate?
There are several ways you can financially support MCM-Meridian!
- A donation button is located at the top right corner of each MCM-Meridian page for you to make an online donation. Or, you can mail a check made out to the Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian, P.O. Box 1007, Meridian, MS 39302.
- Make a permanent impact by purchasing a plane donning your name to be installed in a permanent art installation at the museum! Click here for more information.
- Patronize our local retail partners and support their point-of-purchase challenges to support MCM-Meridian. Click here for a list of participating retailers.
- Can I also give to the Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson?
Yes! Click here for more information.
To learn more about MCM-Meridian, click here!
For information on becoming a MCM-Meridian Partner, visit our Partner’s page!