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MEDIA ADVISORY- Hang out with Habitat 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast WHAT: Hang out with Habitat 2017 Rappelling Fundraiser WHEN: Friday, October 13th Media/VIP Day 1pm-4pm Saturday, October 14th Event Day 10am-2pm WHERE: IP Casino Resort Spa 850 Bayview Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530 Front lawn registration table – All media will be assigned an escort […]



Habitat Announces Ground Breaking for Hang out with Habitat House 2017

Mayor Billy Hewes and CEO of IP Casino Resort Spa, Duncan McKenzie will break ground at our newest build site, 2110 Curcor Drive in Gulfport On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. This site is where the 2017 Hang out with Habitat home will be built. Billy and Duncan know it takes more than […]


Habitat Announces Hang out with Habitat 2017

Gulfport, Miss. (July 19, 2017) – Imagine being high above the Mississippi Gulf Coast, taking a deep breath and stepping out “over the edge” to rappel 300 feet down the IP CASINO RESORT SPA from the 32nd floor. Now imagine turning the key to your own home for the first time; A home that you […]


Recovery and a ReStore

The original article was published in the July Habitat ReStore newsletter: When Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast had an incredible  need to meet in their community. They got to work building both homes and capacity in order to serve more families. After almost ten years of hurricane […]


Habitat accepting applications for full-time service opportunities through AmeriCorps for 2017-2018 Term

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melissa Bodisch, AmeriCorps Host Site Manager Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast (228) 678-9100 x 1027 mbodisch@hfhmgc.org Habitat accepting applications for full-time service opportunities through AmeriCorps Gulfport, Miss. (April 25, 2017) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast has been awarded AmeriCorps member positions and is looking […]


Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast announces ReStore Grand Opening Date

Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast announces  ReStore Grand Opening Date Gulfport, Miss. (March 14, 2017) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast will celebrate the grand opening of its first ReStore on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 10am to 6pm. The 19,000 square feet building, located at 8022 Hwy 49 […]


The Lost Bus comes to work with Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Gulfport, Miss. (Jan. 24, 2017) – Habitat for Humanity of the MS Gulf Coast is hosting two volunteers from the Lost Bus the week of January 23, 2017. The L.O.S.T. (Lending Our Services Traveling)  Bus travels all over looking for adventure and service opportunities. Brannon and Blake have been traveling for about three months now. […]


Habitat presents Financial Recovery financial education class

Gulfport, MS (January 18, 2017) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast will be presenting a workshop titled “Financial Recovery” on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Designed to bring hope to families struggling to recover from a financial setback, this course will equip participants with proactive, practical strategies for getting back on their feet. […]


Chris Monforton appointed to Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas’ 2017 Affordable Housing Advisory Council

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Announces 2017 Advisory Council Members DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is pleased to announce the appointments of Chris Monforton, Angela Curry, Jeff Curry (no relation to Ms. Curry) and Michelle Den Bleyker to the Bank’s 2017 Affordable Housing Advisory Council (Council). André Stephens and […]