Content Tagged 'volunteers'

Spring Breakers with United Way Plant Trees at Jones Park
Alternative spring breakers from across the country continue to complete service projects all along the Coast. Video Video
Military Doctors Can Now Volunteer at Free Clinics in MS
The Bethel Free Health Clinic in Biloxi has been dealing with physician shortages for months now, and a state law has hindered doctors at military bases from volunteering their services since they are generally not licensed through the state. Video Video
Mississippi Students Named Top Youth Volunteers in the Nation
Mississippi students, Katie Rogers of Collins and Shields Haire of Tupelo, are among 102 students named the nation’s top youth volunteers through the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
Tampa Students Visit Coast to Clean Up Marine Debris
This week, students from the University of Tampa are on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, giving back to the community. Video Video
Visions Service Adventures Volunteers Build Houses for Locals
Nine high school students have traveled around the world to help out the people of south Mississippi's low income areas. Video Video
Volunteers Return to Coast for 10 Year Anniversary of Katrina
It’s been almost ten years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Coast, and volunteers from 19 different states have gathered to learn more about disaster relief to increase preparedness in the case of another disaster. Video Video
Keep Pascagoula Beautiful Kicks Off 16th Annual Great American Cleanup
Keep Pascagoula Beautiful, which brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, announced Friday the launch of the 16th Annual Great American Cleanup.
Volunteers Give Back for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Many around the Coast had the day off from work or school, but some spent their holiday giving back to the community in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Video Video
Volunteers Participate in 'Giving Tuesday' to Help the Needy
Everyone knows about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the two days that officially kick off the shopping season, but more and more people are also participating in another day. Video Video
Keesler & Back Bay Mission Serve Thanksgiving Lunch
Keesler Air Force Base teamed up with Back Bay Mission Tuesday to help fight hunger, just in time for Thanksgiving. Video Video
Civitan 'Gobble Wobble' Harvests a Healthy Service to the Community
As millions of Americans feast on turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving, others will not receive the blessings of a holiday meal and go hungry.
Back Bay Mission Completes Home for Local Veteran
Friday night, an Ocean Springs veteran is back in her home after being displaced for a year, thanks to Back Bay Mission. Video Video
Mississippi Power Employees Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
Mississippi Power employees are lending a helping hand Monday and volunteering on a Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast (H.F.H.M.G.C.) new home build in Moss Point.
The Salvation Army Seeks Disaster Volunteers
Free training offered to residents to help build disaster volunteer base on MS coast.
March of Dimes Honors Local Volunteers
About 300 people attended the sold out event at the IP Resort and Casino. Video Video
American Red Cross Disaster Relief Enters Second Week
Over 300 Red Cross workers are providing shelter, emotional support, meals and relief supplies to people impacted by the storm that devastated parts of Mississippi last week.
Mississippi Power Helps Out Habitat for Humanity
Monday, Mississippi Power was a driving force behind a Habitat for Humanity project. Video Video
Casinos Give Back to the Community
People filled the polls Tuesday to elect the candidate they feel will do the most good for their community, but others took a more direct approach to helping out. Video Video
Gulf Coast Rescue Mission to Serve Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving is just over two weeks away, and it's a time when people look for ways to give back, especially to the less fortunate. Video Video
Ocean Springs Still Needs Volunteers for Peter Anderson Festival
Ocean Springs’ annual Peter Anderson Festival is just over a week away. Video Video
Pascagoula Seeking Volunteers for Coastal Cleanup on Oct. 18th
The City of Pascagoula is seeking volunteers for the 26th Annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup.
Habitat for Humanity Hosts Women Build Project
Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring National Women Build Week this week and next. Video Video
MS Coastal Cleanup Nets 1,603 Bags of Trash
Nearly 2,000 volunteers combed the Coast's beaches, marsh areas, and barrier islands Saturday, Oct. 18th, picking up trash at 47 sites during the 26th Annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup.
Volunteers Work to Replace Oaks at Ohr O'Keefe Museum
Nine years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and destroyed many of the old oak trees that are a signature of south Mississippi. Video Video
Convention & Visitors Bureau Celebrates National Tourism Week
This week is National Tourism Week, and here on the Gulf Coast, the Convention and Visitors Bureau is saying thank you to visitors. Video Video
Back Bay Mission Repairs Home for Family of 7
Two local companies are teaming up with Back Bay Mission to work on a home for a family of seven. Video Video
26th Annual Coastal Cleanup Held Saturday
The Gulf’s coastline is one of Mississippi's greatest treasures and sometimes it requires a little extra help to keep it clean. Video Video
March of Dimes Holds Spotlight on Success Fundraiser
Thursday night, the March of Dimes held its 10th Annual Spotlight on Success, an event which honors the hard work of volunteers from around the Coast. Video Video
Americorps Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Friday, Americorps celebrated its 20th anniversary of service in the United States. Video Video
Gulf Coast Community Ministries Collecting Supplies for the Homeless
Gulf Coast Community Ministries is once again hosting its Camping for Hope event to provide for the homeless. Video Video
Quarles Elementary Gets Renovated as Part of Day of Caring
United Way's Leo Seal Jr. Day of Caring was in full swing Friday, as volunteers spread out along the Gulf Coast to give help and support wherever it was needed. Video Video
Lynn Meadows Does Some Deep Cleaning for Fall
Instead of spring cleaning, it's fall cleaning time at the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport. Video Video
The Salvation Army Aiding Recovery from Monday’s Storms
A massive line of storms moved through the Southeast Monday and with it brought heavy rain, high winds, and hail.
Biloxi to Hold Great American Cleanup Day Saturday
It looks like the weather will be wonderful for the Great American Cleanup day Saturday in Biloxi. Video Video
Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts Ongoing
Over 200 Red Cross workers are providing shelter, emotional support, meals and relief supplies to people impacted by the storm that devastated parts of Mississippi last week.
Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce Call for Volunteers for Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival
The 36th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival is only weeks away and as preparation for the festival, the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – Main Street – Tourism Bureau is calling for volunteers to help.
Mercy House Volunteers Sell Homemade Crosses as Fundraiser
A fire that occurred three months ago from chemicals combusting is what led two Mercy House volunteers to the Coast this weekend. Video Video
United Way South Mississippi Hosts Day of Caring
South Mississippi was teeming with volunteers Friday morning thanks to United Way hosting its Day of Caring event. Video Video
Make Your Biloxi Volunteer Nominations Now
Those interested in nominating an individual, organization or business for the upcoming Volunteer Recognition Ceremony have until Thursday to turn in forms.
Coast Casinos Clean Up Deer Island for Earth Day
Tuesday is Earth Day and five Biloxi casinos are giving back. Video Video
United Way of South Mississippi Hosts Day of Caring
United Way of South Mississippi will host it bi-annual Day of Caring, this Friday, April 11th in Harrison, Hancock, and Pearl River Counties.
Coast Young Professionals Black Tie & Blue Jean Committee Meeting Friday, April 25th
Coast Young Professionals' Projects and Networking Collaboration has an extremely busy year ahead.
Biloxi Citywide Cleanup is Saturday; Do Your Part
Calling all volunteers.
American Red Cross Responds to Weekend's Severe Weather
Severe storms ripped through the state early Monday morning, spawning tornadoes that destroyed homes in Covington County. Video Video
Red Cross Holds Appreciation Event for Its Volunteers
The American Red Cross volunteers that respond so quickly in times of need were honored at an appreciation event Monday morning. Video Video
Michigan Students Volunteer at Beauvoir
The Coast had some visitors from Michigan last week, and they come down every year to lend a helping hand. Video Video
VA Hosts Fish Fry to Benefit Gulfport Fire Department
When the Gulfport Fire Department wasn't busy responding to calls Friday, they were helping serve food at a fish fry. Video Video
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