Tori Johnston

Miss Central Mississippi's Outstanding Teen 2020

shining a light on special needs coloring sheets

Coloring Sheet - Children's Version (pdf)


Coloring Sheet - Adult Version (pdf)




Hope Hollow

Volunteering with Hope Hollow, a special needs camp for their Arts Alive Program!

Bubbles and Puzzles Collection Drive

Benefits Canopy Children's Solutions.  Bubbles and puzzles were donated to Special Needs Children with Autism.

Fundraising Drive for Mustard Seed

Coordinated a fundraising effort to purchase a 3-Tiered Ball Cart to benefit the residents of The Mustard Seed.

Intellectual / Development Disabilities Day

Visited the Capitol for Intellectual and Development Disabilities Day.  I had the honor of being recognized in front of the Senate.  The Senate passed the resolution, and I look forward to working with the House of Representatives to pass a resolution declaring March as Intellectual and Development Disabilities Awareness Month in Mississippi.

Racin' for the Seed

Participating in the annual Racin' for the Seed 5K and Duathlon benefiting The Mustard Seed.  The race will be held on April 13, 2019.

Miracle League of Central Mississippi

Volunteer for Miracle League of Central Mississippi as a buddy for baseball games with special needs children in Ridgeland, MS.  This field has been specially designed and upgraded for those with disabilities.  


Beyond Therapy

Visited the children attending their therapy sessions at Beyond Therapy.  The Beyond Therapy team consists of a group of speech language pathologists, occupational therapist, and behavioral counselors.  The mission of Beyond Therapy is to serve as a Beacon through which the works of God might be made visible by improving the quality of life for infants, toddlers, children and their families with the highest quality speech, physical and occupational therapy.

Joy Prom

Attended Joy Prom 2019 in Jackson, MS.

Joy Prom Commercial

Filmed a commercial for the 2018 Joy Prom in Jackson, MS for the special needs community.

Junior Auxiliary of Madison County

 Spoke as the educational hour speaker for the member of the Junior Auxiliary of Madison County.  I spoke on how individuals can give back to the Special Needs Community. 

Junior Auxiliary of Rankin County

Spoke to the Crown Club of Rankin County about community service, specifically about Shining A Light on Special Needs.