relief efforts

Salvation Army lends a hand

As flood waters continue to rise, it’s extremely dangerous and impossible in some parts to send relief into Louisiana and Texas. The Salvation Army in South Mississippi is doing what they can to help and Major Gary Sturdivant says money…

Ingalls donates to Harvey relief

Huntington Ingalls Industries is donating $50,000 to the American Red Cross to help assist with the recovery from Hurricane Harvey. In a statement President and CEO Mike Petters said, “We have 650 employees in Texas and we want to help…

LIST: Local Hurricane Harvey Donation Locations

Are you interested in helping victims of Hurricane Harvey? Below is a list of local opportunities to help those in need. Bay Saint Louis Fire Department Where: Fire Station 1 (543 Main Street) or Fire Station 2 (9998 Hwy 603)…

Pennies for Petal Campaign

A penny saved is a penny earned, but students in the Harrison County School District have learned that a penny given multiplies and is an investment for the greater good. For the past two weeks, Harrison County students have been…

Beginning the Recovery Process in Hattiesburg

News 25 has been updating you on the situation in Hattiesburg as the Pine Belt region begins to repair the damage done by a deadly tornado this past weekend. Brick by brick the people of Hattiesburg, Petal and the surrounding…

95.3 The Gorilla Collects Donations

Today, donations were accepted at the Neighborhood Walmart on Pass Road to help our neighbors to the north that are recovering from the tornado. The radio station 95.3 the Gorilla set up their truck in the parking of the Gulfport…

National Guard Assists after Tornado

Pine Belt residents and business owners picking up the pieces after a deadly tornado says it lifts their spirits to the see the Mississippi National Guard lending a hand. More than a dozen members of the 890th Engineer Battalion, which…

American Red Cross Needs Volunteers

Disaster can strike at any time as it did in Louisiana last month. The American Red Cross is in desperate need of volunteers. Seventeen hundred volunteers remain in the areas of Louisiana affected by flooding and the Red Cross still…

Operation Relief Continues in Diamondhead

Last Friday, Operation Relief rolled out of the Coast with supplies for Louisiana flood victims. Tomorrow, they’re doing it again. As a part of Operation Relief, Brandon’s ATV Service continues to collect supplies at Rouses in Diamondhead. Thanks to a…

Donation Collections for Louisiana Flood Victims

Coast community members want to make sure Louisiana flood victims are not forgotten about. There are a number of collections going on this week. Today and Thursday, you can drop off collections until 6 at the Rouses in Diamondhead. Today…

Shuckers Helping Out

This could be your final week to catch the Shuckers at home as the 2016 season winds down. There’s another reason you should make it out to MGM Park this week. The Shuckers crew is teaming up with the Biloxi…

Hancock Bank Clothing and Toy Drive

Hancock Bank in Gulfport is paying it forward to their colleagues in Louisiana. A collection drive of gently used toys as well as professional clothing was held today in the One Hancock Plaza lobby. The company is calling all associates…

Long Beach Packing Party for Flood Victims

A local woman says she wants to help the flood victims in Louisiana because she remembers the horrible conditions the Coast was in after Hurricane Katrina. The Mariners Apartment in Long Beach hosted a packing party for families affected by…

Pascagoula Relief Team Leaves for Louisiana

A team from Pascagoula pulled out this morning to deliver supplies to flood victims in Louisiana. Police and fire officials left alongside city personnel with three trucks of water, cleaning supplies and much more. Fifteen total people from Pascagoula started…

Community Foundation Assisting Flood Victims

Members of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation also remember the challenges of rebuilding after a natural disaster. That's why this local group made the decision to match up to $5,000 of donations to send to our neighbors affected by the…

Helping the Animals of Denham Springs

The Humane Society of South Mississippi is going the extra mile to help pet owners and flood victims in southern Louisiana. Volunteers and workers at the Gulfport location are collecting donations to help out shelters and pet owners in Denham…

D’Iberville Relief Team Heads to Louisiana

Members from another Gulf Coast city left for Louisiana this morning to donate supplies they collected for flood victims. The City of D’Iberville loaded a trailer full of cleaning materials, cases of water, and much more which will go to…

Bringing Relief to Louisiana

Gulfport residents, officials and emergency workers arrived at the scene of the flood in Baton Rouge this morning at a makeshift distribution point for those in need. Armed with thousands of water bottles, tons of food, clothing and cleaning supplies…