BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - United Way of South Mississippi recognized several businesses and individuals for their fund raising and volunteer efforts. Monday morning, the annual Live United Breakfast was held at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.
Among those recognized was WLOX evening anchor Christina Garcia for leading the WLOX News Now team in the 2015 Live United campaign. WLOX received a Breakthrough Award for bringing in more money than previous years.
After the awards were handed out, guests heard a first-hand account of how the money raised for United Way helps other organizations across South Mississippi.
Representatives from Moore Community House talked about how United Way funding helps them invest in our children by providing quality early education programs.