giving back

Alpha Kappa Alpha International Impact Day

Today was Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated’s International Impact Day and the sorority’s local chapter decided to donate the money they raised to a Mississippi HBCU. AKA chapters from all across…

Bernie Sanders’ mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity

About those wooly mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration, sparking endless quirky memes across social media? They’ve helped to raise $1.8 million for charitable organizations in Sanders’ home state of Vermont, the independent senator announced Wednesday.…

Second blood drive in honor of Ansley Gilich

The Gulf Coast community once again showed its support of eight-year-old Ansley Gilich today with a blood drive in her honor at the Slavonian Lodge. Ansley, the granddaughter of Biloxi Mayor FoFo Gilich, was diagnosed with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia…

IP Casino announces Wreaths of Hope contest results

Local nonprofits went bell-to-bell in a wreath decorating competition. The IP Hotel Casino Resort Spa hosted a friendly competition giving away $10,000 to those who help Gulf Coast families. The IP Hotel and Casino counted all votes…

IP donates to local food banks

In the spirit of giving, the IP Hotel and Casino donated $40,000 in food and goods to three local food banks on the Coast. Since Thanksgiving, the IP Hotel and Casino planned to give back to the…

Sparklight donates to local food banks

Sparklight associates in the Biloxi and Pascagoula areas donated several hundred pounds of food and other goods to two area food banks this holiday season to help feed families in need, Loaves & Fishes community kitchen in Biloxi and Our…