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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!

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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!