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College Students from Central Michigan University Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast during their winter break

College Students from Central Michigan University Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast during their winter break   Gulfport, Miss. (November 15, 2018) – Habitat for Humanity of the MS Gulf Coast is hosting 10 student volunteers the week of December 17, 2018 while the students are on their winter break. The […]


Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Chemours, Inc. participate in #GivingTuesday by giving back on the job site

Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Chemours, Inc. participate in #GivingTuesday by giving back on the job site   Gulfport, Miss. (November 20, 2018) — Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is participating in 2018 #GivingTuesday a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and […]


Hang Out with Habitat 2018 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A REAL Reason to Rappel – Hang Out with Habitat 2018  Gulfport, Miss. (July 16, 2018) – Since January 2018, more than 70 families have inquired about Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s programs seeking a resource to help them repair their home, while living on a limited income. Many […]


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 […]