Climb CDC

Community drive-thru food drop

Extend a Hand, Help a Friend, Climb CDC, and Feeding the Gulf Coast of Gulfport all came together to host a drive-thru food drop to help out people impacted by Hurricane Ida.…

Climb CDC hosts statewide youth build coalition

The Climb Community Development Corporation took the lead today by hosting a state coalition of youth build programs in D’Iberville. Five charter organizations in the coalition, Climb CDC in Gulfport, Mace Youth Build Greenville Mississippi, West Jackson Community Development…

Enrolling in AmeriCorps program

Climb CDC, a local nonprofit, betters the youth in our community by helping them with workforce training. This gives them a skill set that they can use for their careers and not just temporary employment. They’re enrolling…

Climb CDC hosting community cleanup Saturday

South Mississippi continues to put on cleanup efforts to restore the community after the effects of Hurricane Zeta. Climb CDC is a prime example as they’re hosting a community united cleanup event tomorrow from 9 a.m. to…

After school tutor sessions at Family Enrichment Center

The second half of the school year is well underway and the Extend a Hand, Help a Friend Foundation wants to make sure students in South Mississippi finish strong. So, they teamed up with Climb CDC to host free after…

Hyde-Smith tours Climb CDC

While on a trip to the Gulf Coast, United States Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith visited with a local Gulfport organization. The senator toured Climb CDC, an organization that provides workforce training and development to 16 to 26-year-olds along with other academic…

Community crawfish boil and cook-off at Climb CDC

With crawfish season in full swing, what better way to raise money for a good cause than a community crawfish boil? The Climb CDC of Gulfport hosted their first boil and cook-off to help raise money for their organization. You…

Crawfish boil fundraiser

Crawfish and more crawfish is exactly what is on the menu for Climb CDC’s inaugural Crawfish Boil and Cookout. The festivities will kick off at Climb CDC on Friday at noon. With just a $20 donation you can enjoy an…

Climb CDC Crawfish Boil and Cookoff

Climb CDC is a non-profit community development agency helping the youth get work force training, housing, and even financial counseling. You can help their cause next month and what better way to do so than with a crawfish cookoff? The…

Climb CDC giving out education grant

Climb CDC is looking for motivated people ages 17 to 26 to earn an education grant. Climb CDC is a Mississippi nonprofit community development agency that provides work-force training, housing, and financial counseling, housing development, and disaster recovery services in…

Helping fight spread of HIV

Mississippi is among the highest in the nation for new HIV infection diagnosis. Recognizing this, Southern Area of the Links and My Brother’s Keeper decided to hold a free HIV and STD testing event at the Climb CDC in Gulfport…

Helping local youth climb to success

Climb CDC has a new CEO, John Whitfield, and the mission continues as the group recruits local youth to enroll in their life changing programs. Climb CDC Workforce Training Institute Counselor Shuida Haynes said, “There are some burdens they’re dealing…

Climb CDC’s fifth annual Ports of Call

This Thursday you’ll have the opportunity to sample great food from all across South Mississippi and enjoy live music all while helping at-risk youth looking to make positive strides towards self-reliance. In partnership with the Port of Gulfport and Gulfport…

Jazz and Jeans Mardi Gras Ball

If you are looking for a Mardi Gras ball to head to, but don’t want to worry about the hassle of a ball gown or tuxedo then listen up. Jazz and Jeans is the newest Mardi Gras ball on the…

Climb CDC and local barbers help the homeless

Homeless and people in need at Loaves and Fishes in Biloxi received a helpful visit from Climb CDC and other community volunteers today. The kitchen was busy with students in the community development corporation’s culinary program who were putting their…

Climb CDC Graduation

Tonight, dozens of South Mississippians will graduate from the Climb CDC Workforce Training Institute, celebrating months of on the job training in fields such as catering and construction. News 25’s Shelby Myers has more.