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United Way of South Mississippi
To love South Mississippi is to love its people,
and United Way of South Mississippi (UWSM)
is a nonprofit charitable organization that truly understands the unique struggles that many people in South Mississippi experience. UWSM serves Harrison, Hancock, Pearl River, and Stone Counties and is dedicated to improving the quality of life in South Mississippi by focusing on creating measurable outcomes in the areas of literacy, early childhood education, health and financial stability.
UWSM is governed by a local board and staffed by local South Mississippians. When you make a donation to United Way of South Mississippi, 99 cents out of every dollar donated stays right here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
For over 30 years, UWSM has been working in the community to create a better tomorrow, today, by giving children and families the tools and support they need to thrive. “Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that lift up families, ensure their future and prevent problems from happening in the first place,” says UWSM CEO Kathy Springer. “We advance
the common good by investing in our greatest asset | SOUTH MISSISSIPPI Living
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