The Third Annual Nifty 50 Raffle will take place on Wednesday, October 28 at 6:30pm. The Nifty 50 raffle offers ticket holders a chance to win a grand prize of $50,000 or any door prizes. All proceeds benefit United Way of South Mississippi, which rallies resources to improve the education, financial stability and health of all people within its service area of Hancock, Harrison, Pearl River and Stone counties.
The United Way of South Mississippi Community Crisis Fund helps increase access to food, serve basic needs for struggling families and provide emergency response. Give to the fund to serve the immediate needs of the communities impacted by COVID-19.
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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!
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GULFPORT, Miss—May 4, 2020—The Gulf Coast Community Foundation and United Way of South Mississippi, working in partnership, announce today that $35,000 in grants were awarded to two local nonprofit...
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