Thank You South Mississippi

Because of your support UWSM has given over $371K in COVID-19 relief and $650K in CI grants. To learn how you and your business can get involved with campaign click here.

United Way of South Mississippi Organizational Diversity Statement

The mission of United Way of South Mississippi is to support the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community, especially those in need. We recognize that each individual brings a unique perspective and experience which contributes to the advancement of our mission. We embrace this rich and sociological diverse backdrop to broaden our understanding and acceptance of those we seek to serve.

2023-2025 Community Impact Grant Applications are now open.

Total books given out to date through Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

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About United Way of South Mississippi

United Way strives to improve the quality of life in South Mississippi by focusing on creating measurable outcomes in the areas of education, health and financial stability.  Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place.  We invite you to join the thousands of South Mississippians who have already committed to LIVE UNITED by investing in our community, by speaking up for the issues that matter, and by volunteering to help others.  Together, we can make South Mississippi’s tomorrows brighter today!


2022 CEO Talent Show is a Success!

United Way of South Mississippi, along with Sock Enterprises, held the 2022 CEO Talent Show at the Beau Rivage Magnolia Ballroom on September 29, 2022. We'd like to thank all of the talent who came...

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Our August Newsletter is out!

Our August Newsletter is out! We’ve got information on the upcoming CEO Talent Show, Our Fifth Annual Nifty 50 Raffle, and much more! Visit

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Nifty 50 Raffle Tickets on sale now!

Nifty 50 Raffle Tickets are now available! $50,000 could be yours for only $100. Tickets are $100 each. Sales begin at 12:01 a.m. on August 1 and continue through 11:59 p.m. on October 21 if...

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