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 and put on a show to help serve the mission of United Way, and we'd like to thank our sponsors (listed below the gallery). You all made it possible!   2022 CEO Talent Show Sponsors Boomtown Casino Biloxi Aerojet Rocketdyne South Mississippi Living magazine William Carey...

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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 http://mailchi.mp/unitedwaysm/aug2022-5239057

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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 purchasing a ticket with a check, or 11:59 p.m. on October 24 if purchasing ticket with cash, credit cards or online. To purchase tickets, text NIFTY50 to 91999 using a debit card, credit card or PayPal account, or click here. For more information and for our terms and conditions, please click here. What...

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Our July newsletter is out!

Our July Newsletter is out! We've got information on the upcoming CEO Talent Show, Our Fifth Annual Nifty 50 Raffle, and much more! Visit https://mailchi.mp/unitedwaysm/june2022-5229657

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Our June Newsletter is Out!

Our June newsletter is out! Get all the most recent info happening with United Way of South Mississippi today by visiting https://mailchi.mp/unitedwaysm/june2022

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Free Summer Meals Are Back

Free Summer Meals are back for ages 18 and under! Harrison County School District, Biloxi School District and Pass Christian School District are all serving free grab & go summer meals this summer! Check out these flyers for the locations, dates, and times. We hope you will join us and please help spread the word about these great programs! Click here for the Pass Christian Schedule Click here for the Biloxi Schedule Click here for the Harrison County Meal Calendar Click here for the...

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United Way Worldwide Statement and Resources for Network

United Way Worldwide Statement and Resources for Network  United Way is deeply saddened by the tragic mass shootings of the last few weeks: the racially motivated attack in Buffalo, NY and the murder this week of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, the second deadliest school shooting in America’s history. Our hearts are with the families and communities. If you want to help the community of Uvalde, please consider promoting and supporting these three local...

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2022 Dragon Boat Festival: Full Throttle

Dragon boats will be in the water again in 2022! The seventh annual Gulf Coast Dragon Boat Festival, a key fundraiser for UWSM, will be held at The Dock on Seaway Road in Gulfport on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30, 2022! Race participants and sponsors are encouraged to sign up early. Both participant and non-participant sponsorship levels are available. A team sponsorship costs $1,600 for businesses and $1,300 for nonprofit organizations. A sponsorship packet can be downloaded...

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Congratulations to Misty Pharez of Perkinston! Misty is the winner of United Way of South Mississippi’s (UWSM) Fourth Annual Nifty 50 Raffle.  Misty’s winning ticket was pulled during the raffle drawing on Oct. 28 at Patio 44 in Gulfport. Seventy other prizes, donated by local businesses, were also given away.  The raffle drawing was broadcast live on the organization’s Facebook page and the grand prize was broadcast live on the WLOX 6:30 broadcast. Tickets for the raffle, which were $100,...

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United Way of South Mississippi Announces 2021-2023 Grant Recipients

United Way of South Mississippi has awarded 12 Community Impact grants during a presentation ceremony at the Knight Nonprofit Center in Gulfport on Friday, June 25. The ceremony marked the beginning of UWSM’s 2021-2023 grant cycle. Over the course of the two-year cycle, $448,000 in grant funding will be provided to 12 area nonprofits working in the sectors of education, health and financial stability. Community Impact Grant Recipients were selected through an extensive application and review...

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