HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Feed The Needy in Harrison County is looking for volunteers to help package and deliver meals on Thanksgiving Day.
This marks the 26th year the program has been helping those in need. The program has a new name this year called "The Gulf Coast Public Safety Feed the Needy Program." The program provides around 5,000 meals per year during the holidays and relies on hundreds of volunteers that donate their time to help.
The deadline to register to receive a meal is November 18th. If you would like to request a meal, call one of the following numbers:
Biloxi Police Department (228) 385-3033
D'Iberville Police Department (228) 396-4252
Gulfport Fire Department (228) 868-5950
Gulfport Police Department (228) 868-5703
Harrison County Sheriff's Office (228) 896-0606
Long Beach Police Department (228) 865-1981
Pass Christian Police Department (228) 452-3302
Volunteers who want to help prepare and package meals on Thanksgiving Day should arrive at the Lyman Community Center at 13472 Highway 49 at 8 a.m. If you want to help deliver meals, you should arrive at 9 a.m.