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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!

Take Flight Mississippi Spotlight

Every Thursday, we are giving away four tickets to the Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson! Here is all you need to do to enter:

1. Take the challenge!
2. Look for posts about the contest on our Facebook or Instagram pages and tag three friends.
3. Follow us on social media!
4. EXTRA ENTRY: Screenshot our post about the contest and post it on your  instagram stories – be sure to tag us!

A winner will be announced each Thursday via direct message! Good Luck!


  • 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?

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.

You may also 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.

  • 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!