relief efforts

Comeback Coolers organization is ready to help out

You can help those affected by Hurricane Laura in other ways. Comeback Coolers is preparing to go to the areas affected by Laura sometime next weekend. They bring ice chests with drinks, snacks, and supplies to areas struck by natural…

Salvation Army helps Hurricane Laura victims

Our Gulf Coast Salvation Army is getting ready to head west to help out Hurricane Laura victims. Trucks are being prepared as several people with the local Salvation Army are loading up and preparing to roll out and render help…

Work for areas impacted by Dorian not over

Around 3,100 hundred Red Cross employees and volunteers were sent to the East Coast to help after Hurricane Dorian hit. Locally, the Southeast Mississippi Chapter of the American Red Cross sent a few dozen volunteers to the East Coast. They…

Hurricane Michael Relief Fish Fry

The smell of tasty fish filled the air of Howard Avenue today where the Biloxi Fire Department held a fish fry benefitting Hurricane Michael relief efforts. They held the fish fry at the Biloxi Fire Museum. These first responders recently…

First Responders Aid Team deploys to Florida

Margaritaville in Biloxi is asking Coast residents for hurricane relief donations. Tunnel to Towers Foundation in Biloxi has partnered with Margaritaville and the Krewe of Neptune to form the First Responders Mutual Aid Team. The team will collect donations until…

City of Pascagoula adopts Mexico Beach as sister city

During last night’s city council meeting in Pascagoula, the council and the mayor voted unanimously to make Mexico Beach, Florida a sister city. Today, the city launched a community-wide cash gift card donation initiative in conjunction with the fundraising efforts…

Hurricane Michael recovery

“Operation Relief” left this morning for Florida to do what they can. The group’s leader, Brandon Necaise, tells News 25 right now they are only letting residents back into Mexico City, but Operation Relief is still heading down there with…

Donations for Hurricane Michael victims

The devastation suffered by communities from Hurricane Michael is well known to South Mississippi. That’s why residents and groups across the Coast continue to organize donation drop off spots to support those in need. Lemoyne Boulevard Baptist Church in Biloxi…

Donations for storm victims

As the images are coming in from Florida and Georgia, it’s clear they need help. South Mississippi residents, like those at Brandon’s ATVs in Pass Christian, are already making plans to help with long term recovery. Brandon’s ATVs have partnered…

Collecting supplies ahead of Hurricane Michael

If you’re looking for a way to donate to relief efforts in Florida, the City of Long Beach is already taking up donations. They are collecting water, Gatorade, cleaning supplies, toilet paper, five gallon buckets, gift cards, and Advil or…

Donations for storm victims

Michael is barreling into Florida and residents in South Mississippi are already gearing up to come to the aid of those in need, but also to dogs in need. The Dawg House of Mississippi announced they will start taking donations…

Mississippi relief efforts

With Hurricane Michael quickly approaching the Florida panhandle, South Mississippi knows all too well about the trauma that comes with it. That’s why first responders on the Coast, along with others, decided to help out. A hundred Mississippi Power crew…

Mississippi Power relief efforts

Mississippi Power crew members geared up to leave for Florida to help with relief efforts during Hurricane Michael. The company will send a hundred crew members to Pensacola. Members from Gulfport, Biloxi, Bay St. Louis, and Pascagoula will team up…

Mississippi National Guard relief efforts

The Mississippi National Guard is assisting with search and rescues in states impacted by Florence. About 60 soldiers from Meridian’s Company B 1st Battalion 11th Aviation Regiment are providing lift support and assessing the damage in the region. The Air…

Gautier family helps after Hurricane Maria

Yesterday marked six months since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. Although progress has been made, a local Gautier family that helped with hurricane relief efforts says there is still lots of work to be done. A Gautier family…

Sale benefiting Puerto Rico

Get your hands on some great deals all while helping the victims still reeling from the devastation in Puerto Rico. Tomorrow you can find everything from home décor, toys and gowns to sports and leisure items and more in a…

D’Iberville students help out Harvey victims

Students with the D’Iberville High School yearbook staff put together a community project to help students affected by Hurricane Harvey. They adopted a different staff in Texas called the West Orange Stark High School. The care packages consisted of candy,…