Content Tagged 'volunteers'

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
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
Ocean Springs Still Needs Volunteers for Peter Anderson Festival
Ocean Springs’ annual Peter Anderson Festival is just over a week away. Video Video
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.
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.
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
Pascagoula Seeking Volunteers for Coastal Cleanup on Oct. 18th
The City of Pascagoula is seeking volunteers for the 26th Annual Mississippi Coastal Cleanup.
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.
March of Dimes Honors Local Volunteers
About 300 people attended the sold out event at the IP Resort and Casino. 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
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
Americorps Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Friday, Americorps celebrated its 20th anniversary of service in the United States. Video Video
The Salvation Army Seeks Disaster Volunteers
Free training offered to residents to help build disaster volunteer base on MS coast.
Mississippi Power Helps Out Habitat for Humanity
Monday, Mississippi Power was a driving force behind a Habitat for Humanity project. 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.
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.
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
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.
Habitat for Humanity Hosts Women Build Project
Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring National Women Build Week this week and next. Video Video
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
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.
Coast Casinos Clean Up Deer Island for Earth Day
Tuesday is Earth Day and five Biloxi casinos are giving back. Video Video
Biloxi Citywide Cleanup is Saturday; Do Your Part
Calling all volunteers.
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
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
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.
Mississippi Power Steps Up for an Organization in Need
A local non-profit organization that provides services for so many in Biloxi was in need of some help themselves. Video Video
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
College Students Spend Their Spring Break with United Way
A group of college kids opted for an alternative Spring Break with United Way. Video Video
Auxiliary Volunteers of the Quarter Honored
Singing River Health System is pleased to congratulate Auxiliary Volunteers of the Quarter at both Ocean Springs Hospital and Singing River Hospital for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Volunteers Fix Roof of Gulf Coast Community Ministries
One local group has made it their business to reach out and help those in need. Video Video
Students Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast During Spring Break
Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is hosting six student groups totaling 90 college student volunteers March - June, while the students are on their Spring Breaks.
Alternative Spring Break Returns to the Coast for 8th Year
College students join United Way South Mississippi to volunteer on the Coast.
C.S.X. Volunteers Join with City Year & Local Partners to Revitalize Local Boys & Girls Club
C.S.X. employees, City Year’s Care Force and members of the community will renovate the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Forest Heights Center in Gulfport, Miss.
P.G.A. Champions Tour Players Volunteer with Habitat on Home Rehab Project
Bob Tway and Willie Wood will help out beside volunteers from University of Connecticut on a rehab project at 931 Cleveland Ave. Gulfport, MS.
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.
Perkinston Campus Phi Beta Lambda Chapter Helps Area Wildlife
While other people in South Mississippi were watching the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter from the Perkinston Campus visited the Wild At Heart Rescue Center in Pass Christian.
The New Birth Full Gospel Baptist Church Hosts Thanksgiving
The New Birth Full Gospel Baptist Church hosted their annual Feast and Fellowship Thanksgiving meal. Video Video
Students & Pro Golfers Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity
A woman's home is complete after a group of volunteers made it happen. Video Video
Local Residents Volunteering on Thanksgiving Day
For most people, Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family, but as news 25's Nick Patrick found out today, some people spend the day with their family, volunteering. Video Video
Biloxi Hosts Event to Help the Homeless
Project Homeless Connect visits Biloxi today. Video Video
Organizations on the Coast Reaching Out to the Homeless
While some of the homeless are able to get back on their feet and into their own homes, some haven't been able to do so. One of the local organizations that help the homeless is Shepherd of the Gulf. Check out our live interview with Lynda Favre, a big proponent for homeless residents. Video Video
Local Widow Gets House Renovations Finished by Volunteers
The Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic will officially begin Friday morning, but two of its professional golfers spent Thursday giving back, and with help from college students, a Gulfport woman now has a better home. Video Video
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
Thousands of Residents in Need Fed at the Lyman Center Today
When it comes to the holidays, one thing Harrison County residents want to be sure of, is that no one goes hungry. 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
Residents are Reaching Out to D'Iberville Fire Victims
No one was injured in the quick-spreading fire in D’Iberville on March 4th. 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
Many Coast Fire Departments Drastically Understaffed
Many Coast communities rely on volunteer fire services to respond to medical emergencies, but some of these departments are drastically understaffed. Video Video
Back Bay Mission Helps Rebuild Homes of Those in Need
After Hurricane Katrina, hundreds of volunteers came to the Gulf Coast to help rebuild homes. Now, almost ten years later, there are still homes in need of repair. Video Video
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