The Nourishing Place in Gulfport gives to the community through programs in the schools, volunteer work and assistance for the needy, but the Rev. Jane Stanley said God gives back to the Gulfport ministry in an even bigger way.
Olina Nelson, who has four special needs children, is the volunteer coach behind sports activities and special events for special needs children and adults in Biloxi. She is known for her patience, encouragement and tireless efforts.
Meet Mary Pecoul is the force behind the Visiting Pet Teams of South Mississippi. Now meet Bella and Abby, two Shih Tzus who warm the hearts of patients, nursing home residents and young, self-conscious readers.
Meet Mary Pecoul is the force behind the Visiting Pet Teams of South Mississippi. She has Bella and Abby, two Shih Tzus who warm the hearts of patients, nursing home residents and young, self-conscious readers.
Spiders Charity Golf Classic has provided financial support for people with terminal illness for over 22 years. The event has grown because the participants “believe in what we’re doing,” said committee member Rusty Ramage.
Ted Hearn, who started the Clean and Fresh program which allows homeless to shower and wash their clothes three days a week, talks about what inspired him to take a more direct approach in the lives of those struggling with housing.
Dental student Collin Peterson of Gulfport founded Kayaking for a Kause to raise money for children who can't afford needed dental care. Peterson has turned his favorite hobby into an event to help others.
Colten Symmes will take his vows as a priest with the Catholic Diocese of Biloxi on Saturday. But what prompted the Gulfport man to join the seminary and become a priest? His journey, he said, led him to joy.