Impact Statistics

United Way of South Mississippi prides itself on making an impact in the communities we serve.  Here are just a few examples of the differences we've made in each of the four counties we serve in the last year!

Hancock County:

288 children enrolled in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Member of the Hancock County Excel by 5 coalition

Fill the Bus school supply drive supplies sent to Bay St. Louis-Waveland and Hancock County Schools

One PreK4Ward Class

Harrison County:

1,410 children enrolled in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Member of the Biloxi Excel by 5 coalition and Certification Member for the Gulfport Excel by 5 coalition

Fill the Bus school supply drive sent supplies to Pass Christian, Long Beach, Gulfport, Harrison County and Biloxi Schools

Five PreK4Ward classes

Teaching Across the Disciplines Training for all Gulfport School District kindergarten and 1st grade teachers

Pearl River County:

385 children enrolled in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Member of the Poplarville and South Pearl River County Excel by 5 coalition 

Fill the Bus school supply drive sent supplies to Picayune, Poplarville and Pearl River County Schools

Contributed books to the "Little Libraries" in "Poplarville Reads"

Stone County:

115 children enrolled in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library 

Member of the Stone County Excel by 5 coalition

Fill the Bus school supply drive sent supplies to Stone County Schools

Teaching Across the Disciplines Training for all Stone County Schools kindergarten and 1st grade teachers

 

But we don't want to stop there!  If you know of a program or organization in one of the 4 counties we serve that UWSM could partner with, PLEASE let us know!