[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WV0W2CpcmEc[/youtube]United Way held their campaign kick-off event this morning. Nearly 100 ppl attended the event, which featured the UW agencies and recognized the pacesetter campaigns. UW is more than a quarter of the way toward their $2 million goal already!
This year’s Pacesetters are: Chevron, Ingalls Apprentice School, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Lockard & Williams Insurance, Merchants & Marine Bank, MS Power, Navigator Credit Union, Singing River Federal Credit Union, Oswald & Reed, The First, ANBA, City of Pascagoula, Charter Bank and, of course, United Way for Jackson & George Counties.
Funds raised throughout the annual campaign are earmarked to support of the 19 agencies and programs in Jackson and George counties. These 19 agencies serve the communities with child advocacy, family sustainability, physical and mental health services and so much more. The agencies directors will participate in an agency fair during the breakfast to let the community know about their work.