Individuals wishing to make donations of goods may contact the American Red Cross (http://mississippi-redcross.org/), the Salvation Army (http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/), and local churches and faith-based organizations. As emergency management officials and voluntary organizations assess affected areas, there will be more specific information regarding items needed.
The United Ways of the Gulf Coast have activated the United Way Gulf Coast Disaster Fund. Visit www.unitedwaygulfcoast.org to find out how you can make a financial donation to the fund, donate goods large or small, or volunteer time.
Catholic Charities, Inc. is currently partnering with Wal-Mart to provide assistance to Isaac survivors and evacuees. Those interested can access a "Wish List" (http://www.unitedwaygulfcoast.org/) on the online registry system and at stores across the country. Persons may purchase items through the online registry or by visiting any Wal-Mart location. Donated items will be delivered to affected families by Catholic Charities, Inc. personnel.
If you are a company or an organization and would like to contribute large volume donations, please visit the National Donations Management Network: Mississippi (http://www.aidmatrixnetwork.org/fema/states.aspx?ST=Mississippi). Large volume donations are generally classified as goods in quantities to fill an 18-wheeler truck.
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:17:53 GMT
A Gulfport woman has been charged with uttering forgery after she allegedly deposited more than $16,000 worth of fraudulent money orders at Coastal Credit Union.More >>
A Gulfport woman has been charged with uttering forgery after she allegedly deposited more than $16,000 worth of fraudulent money orders at Coastal Credit Union. Biloxi Police Department Investigator Steve Schlicht said Cynthia Ann Brosh, 57, turned herself in to authorities Wednesday afternoon.More >>
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31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:19:10 GMT
(WMC) – A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. As a result, the following 12 people were arrested: Preston K. Mitchell, 52, Memphis, Tenn., charged with procuring prostitutionMore >>
A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. Twelve people were arrested.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:38:38 GMT
The Evansville Police Department says a man is arrested after an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning. EPD says 50-year-old James Worthington is facing multiple charges after he attempted to rob aMore >>
EPD says 50-year-old James Worthington is facing multiple charges after he attempted to rob a customer at a west side gas station.