Pharmacy will receive a $50,000 gift

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy will receive a $50,000 donation today from the IP Casino, Resort and Spa. The money will assist pharmacists provide prescription medications to the indigent, uninsured and under-insured.

St. Vincent de Paul opened in 1998 with an all-volunteer staff. Since then, the need for this service has grown, and so has the pharmacy. This service started in Biloxi. Today, that clinic is in the Coastal Family Health center on Division Street in Biloxi. A second St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy can be found in Bay St. Louis.

IP executives will present their $50,000 check to pharmacists today at 3:00.

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