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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 […]


#GivingTuesday 2016

What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that was created to kick off the holiday giving season. It began at the 92nd Street Y in NY in 2012 to lessen the guilt of overindulgence and holiday overspending. It has since grown and allowed nonprofits to leverage their collective power to […]


HABITAT TO PRESENT FREE FINANCIAL EDUCATION WORKSHOP: POWER HOUR: SPENDING PLANNING 101

Gulfport, MS (November 22, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast (HFHMGC) will be presenting a workshop titled Power Hour: Spending Planning 101.  This interactive course is designed to encourage participates to take control of their money by examining their motivations, habits and attitudes surrounding their personal finances. The purpose of the […]


Habitat seeking applicants for The Mission Continues Fellowships

Gulfport, Miss. (November 15, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast has been awarded 2 Mission Continues Fellows to work with our construction department and is looking for motivated and qualified candidates to serve locally. There are three available terms in 2017, each lasting 26 weeks. The Mission Continues empowers veterans who […]


HABITAT TO PRESENT FREE WORKSHOP ON HOW YOUR CREDIT HISTORY AFFECTS YOUR FUTURE

Gulfport, MS (November 1, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast (HFHMGC) will be presenting a workshop titled How Your Credit History Affects Your Future.  Designed for anyone who would like to better understand the many ways their credit score can affect their future and learn strategies to take control of that […]



The First Donates $25,000 to local Habitat for Humanity affiliates

The First Donates $25,000 to local Habitat for Humanity affiliates CONTACT: Jennifer Trussell Vice President, Marketing Director The First, A National Banking Association Phone: 601-450-2535 Fax: 601-264-2617 Cell: 601-270-5100 Email: jtrussell@thefirstbank.com Gulfport, MS (August 4, 2016) – The First, A National Banking Association, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by giving back to the communities that […]


HABITAT TO PRESENT FREE WORKSHOP ON PERSONAL SAVING STRATEGIES AND DEBT REDUCTION

Gulfport, MS (April 7, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast (HFHMGC) will be presenting a workshop titled Saving Strategies and Debt Reduction. Designed for those who want to start saving, but are not sure where to start, this course reviews the dangers of spending all we make and the powerful benefits […]