SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - The 2017 United Way of South Mississippi fundraising campaign is officially underway. It kicked off Thursday morning in Biloxi with a football theme and cheerleaders.
The nonprofit invited organizations from across the coast that have already set the pace for fundraising.
The goal of this year's campaign is $1 million. So far, they have raised almost $400,000.
Several awards were handed out this morning to pacesetter organizations. One of them was WLOX News Now.