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2018 Dragon Boat Festival

The United Way of South Mississippi hosted a fundraiser which was the hottest event on the water over the weekend. The 2018 Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival supports early education programming and agencies the United Way helps fund in Harrison,…

Kathy Springer in as new United Way of South Mississippi CEO

United Way of South Mississippi has announced Kathy Springer as the organization’s chief executive officer. Springer most recently served as the assistant administrator, facility compliance officer, and facility privacy officer at Merit Health Biloxi where she has been employed since…

PreK4WARD expands in Harrison County

The United Way of South Mississippi’s PreK4WARD program has expanded in the Harrison County School District, preparing even more four-year-olds for kindergarten. Pineville Elementary School is the latest Harrison County School to host a PreK4WARD classroom. A total of 20…

Dragon boats flood the Coast

Dragons set sail at the Dock Bar and Grill on Saturday. Hundreds of locals came out to support the second annual Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival that featured 22 teams in a friendly dragon boat race. Each boat had 20…

Free Tax Help For Low Income Families

The United Way of South Mississippi and the Volunteer Income Tax Program are teaming up to provide free tax assistance for low income families. The IRS has trained volunteers to assist with filing taxes a service vital to low income…

VROOM Program by United Way of South MS

News 25's Toni Miles interviews Sam Evans of United Way of South Mississippi about the VROOM Program by United Way of South MS for parents with young children who are interested in Science. For more information please goto www.joinvroom.org

Fill the Bus School Supply Drive

For some families it may be harder to purchase school supplies than others. The United Way of South Mississippi has started the Fill the Bus Drive to help with school supplies cost. Donations can be dropped off at participating Wal-Marts…

Fill the Bus School Supply Drive

School may not be back in session for about a month, but it is once again time to fill the bus. The United Way of South Mississippi is asking community members to head to their nearest Wal-Mart to donate school…

Harrah’s Provides Grant to United Way

Today, Harrah’s Gulf Coast proudly presented a $25,000 check to United Way of South Mississippi. The contributions to help further the organization’s mission were raised by Harrah’s Gulf Coast team members through various fundraising activities. Ten thousand dollars of today’s…