United Way supports emergency services for our friends and neighbors in times of need. Of United Way of Southeast Mississippi’s overall community impact funds, 13% is allocated to support services.
Community Partners receiving funds in this impact area include:
Christian Services feeds the hungry through programs such as the soup kitchen, Meals on Wheels, Compassion Van and Angel Food program.
This organization offers temporary shelter, counseling and a variety of other services to victims of domestic violence, along with prevention programs to the community.
The food pantry at Edwards Street Fellowship Center provides emergency and supplemental food to over 1,200 households in our surrounding counties each month.
In the fight against hunger, Extra Table provides nutritous foods to pantries and soup kitchens throughout the state.
This shelter offers temporary housing and support for abused, neglected, runaway and homeless children.