WLOX Editorial: Help United Way help our community

The United Way of South Mississippi kicked off its annual campaign with a blast this week. The pace setter companies already pledged $500 thousand toward the $1.5 million goal.

Our hats off to those working hard and donating to the United Way. When we donate to United Way, 99% of the money is spent in South Mississippi working to achieve the goal: "to create long-lasting impact."

"To improve outcomes in education, health and income for everyone in South Mississippi by giving children and families the tools and support they need to thrive in our community."

Now that the annual campaign is kicking off, many of you will be ask to give though donations at work. When you say "yes," you can then truly say "I gave at the office." We think your donations are a good investment in the future of our region.

That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to editorials@wlox.com, or post your comments below.

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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