relief efforts

Long Beach Fire Department gives back

With at least half a dozen major hurricane landfalls in the United State over the last two months, the recovery process could take years. News 25’s Tanner Stewart joined a group of local first responders today as they prepare to…

Rock out and Help out

We’re less than twenty days away from the Gulfport Music Festival and it’s time to rock out for Rockport, Texas. Alpha Media reached out to the first responders who participated in the city’s initial relief trip about partnering to bring…

South Mississippi Papa John’s help out Texas

Papa John’s in South Mississippi and the Biloxi Police Department are partnering to collect items for Beaumont first responders and their families. Beaumont, Texas sustained over 47 inches of rainfall and a widespread of flooding that lasted for several weeks…

Biloxi firefighters head to Rockport

Hurricane Harvey is gone, but the damage remains in several cities in Texas. News 25’s Laurene Callander caught up with members of the Biloxi Fire Department who hit the road to Rockport this morning to lend a helping hand to…

Supplies from Waveland headed to Beaumont

An 18-wheeler packed full of donations and supplies is set to head out to Beaumont, Texas for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Infinity AP in Waveland began collecting donations from the community earlier this month and their goal was to be…

Relief efforts in Texas

A crew with the Biloxi Fire Department is on the road to Rockport to get a head start in relief efforts in Texas. Recruits packed the trailer alongside the two men traveling to Rockport with 12 mattresses, a refrigerator, tent,…

Biloxi relief teams ready for Rockport, Texas

Relief teams are leaving for Rockport, Texas tomorrow and Friday to provide more helping hands to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Biloxi officials will head over to Texas with three trailers full of tools and supplies to provide help that…

Biloxi officials ready for Rockport

Relief teams are leaving for Rockport, Texas tomorrow to provide more helping hands to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. News 25’s Taylor Rubach joins us with officials from the Biloxi Fire Department and tells us more about their plans for…

National Guard, local officials head to Florida

Unique conditions created by Hurricane Irma spark an uncommon response to try to expedite relief efforts. The military is transporting non-federal civilian emergency responders from Harrison County to disaster affected Florida. Today, a team from the Harrison County Emergency Management…

New Life Disaster Relief ready to help Harvey victims

One local ministry is coming together to help in disaster relief for Hurricane Harvey victims. New Life Disaster Relief was there helping rebuild after Hurricane Katrina and now they’re ready to help those affected by Harvey. News 25’s Taylor Rubach…

Biloxi church sends water supply to Houston

South Mississippians know all too well that hurricanes and tropical storms are far from being over once they push through an area. This is just one reason why members of one Biloxi church have set out on a mission to…

Harvey donation drive at the Scarlet Pearl Casino

South Mississippians did not hesitate to reach out to Texas when Hurricane Harvey hit. Many businesses, small or large, felt the need to step in and do what they can to assist those in need and the Scarlet Pearl Casino…

Gulfport helps out Texas community

Gulfport officials made it to Rockport, Texas on Tuesday and today they met with the sheriff’s Office for a relief effort meeting. The Rockport Police Department toured the city with Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes, showing the destruction of Hurricane Harvey.…

Big Mike’s Speakeasy taking donations

One local business is continuing to lend a hand to Texas as they recover post-Harvey. Starting tomorrow around 11 through Saturday, a U-Haul truck will be parked outside of Big Mike’s Speakeasy in downtown Gulfport. Pokey Bennett says his business…

Video from local team helping Harvey victims

A small team of medical professionals from the Biloxi VA have finally made it to Houston and are helping Hurricane Harvey victims. Flooded highways slowed the team down, but didn’t stop the group from making it to the Houston VA…

Relief trip to Rockport

From Gulfport to Rockport, the relief team rolled out early this morning to help our neighbors to the west recover after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. News 25’s Laurene Callander reports on why the first responders and city leaders are…

Comeback Coolers

The Gulf Coast is no stranger to storms and the amount of devastation one like Hurricane Harvey can bring. Now that the storm is over, people are starting to rebuild their lives and Mississippi natives like Heather Eason know that…

Lowe’s employees go to Texas

On the 26th of August, Lowe’s Home Improvement store announced a $500,000 contribution to American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help provide food, emergency shelter, and relief supplies to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. However, the generous donation is not…

Large support from community at Harvey shrimp boil

All the proceeds from a shrimp boil in Gulfport are going straight to families devastated by Hurricane Harvey. There were long lines of support at St. Joseph Hospice this morning. The shrimp boil was a chance to stack up donations…

D’Iberville is collecting donations for Harvey victims

Another Coast crew is heading out to Texas to drop off supplies to Harvey flood victims. The City of D’Iberville is currently collecting several items for Texas residents in need of food items, cleaning supplies, and other necessities. City officials…

Benefit shrimp boil for Harvey victims

Donations for Hurricane Harvey victims keep pouring in from all over the Coast. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson joins us from Gulfport to show us where you can stack up support for Houston while piling up your plate.

Ocean Springs schools give back

As Southeast Texas continues to struggle following Harvey, one local school district is reaching out a helping hand. The Ocean Springs School District has adopted Kolter Elementary School in Houston to help bring the school back on its feet. The…

Salvation Army deploys to Texas

Rescue efforts are still underway as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to batter Houston and East Texas with torrential flooding. While the Lone Star State is still in rescue mode, relief efforts are also continuing to roll in. News…