food drive

Feeding the Gulf Coast provides food to local families

Community members came together Saturday morning as volunteers to provide those who need food during this time with critical resources. Feeding the Gulf Coast teamed up with Mississippi Public Health Institute and other local organizations to feed community members in…

Bayou View Middle School Food Drive

One Gulfport middle school is doing their best to give the less fortunate a Thanksgiving to remember. Students at Bayou View Middle School have collected more than 1,000 non-perishable food items to be donated to Feed my Sheep ahead of…

Mobile Food Drive to give back to the Community

Winn-Dixie employees and volunteers dedicated their time Saturday to give back to the community. Feeding the Gulf Coast and Winn-Dixie teamed up to host a mobile food drive at First Baptist Church in Gulfport in recognition of ‘Hunger Action Month.’…

Walking on Water Bridge Walk

It’s an effort to bridge the gap to hunger. Coast Young Professionals is hosting their 12th annual “Walking on Water Bridge Walk and Food Drive” next weekend. The bridge walk takes place Saturday, August 24th from 8 a.m. to 10…

Backpack Buddies food drive

A South Mississippi business is hoping to give back just in time for school to start. Petro Chevrolet in Pascagoula is partnering with Backpack Buddies to hold a food drive at the dealership. The car dealer is hoping to fill…

Local sixth grader starts food drive

The recent government shutdown prompted one local student to take action. Na’Sir Goodwin, a sixth grader at D’Iberville Middle School, started a nonperishable food drive. He wanted to help out so he wrote a letter to his school’s principal asking…

Lizana Elementary students provide Thanksgiving meals

With the holidays right around the corner, a local elementary school wants to make sure everyone has a Thanksgiving meal. Students at Lizana Elementary School are having their seventh annual food drive. Each grade is competing to see who can…

Annual GCAR fall food drive

A group of real estate agents from across the Coast are taking the day off from getting people into homes and teaming up to give those in need a warm meal. As part of the National Realtor Day of Service,…

Feed the Needy

Public safety agencies all along the Gulf Coast prepare for this year’s “Feed the Needy” food drive. The program is designed to deliver hot meals to the homes of those less fortunate on Thanksgiving Day. “Feed the Needy” continues to…

Shaggy’s Food Drive

Shaggy’s in the Pass teamed up with the fire department to help feed those in need this Thanksgiving. The restaurant’s annual food drive started on November 1st. In less than one month, the company collected 10,000 items. The Pass location…

Salvation Army in Dire Need of Food

The Salvation Army is reaching out to the Coast for help. The supply at their food bank has dropped to an extremely low level and they are hoping the Coast can help replenish it. Salvation Army officials tell News 25…

Salvation Army Food Drive

The Salvation Army is constantly helping people on the Coast. They are asking for help in return. Their food pantries are low. If you would like to help you can donate at the Gulfport Command Center, the Kroc Center in…