- Employee volunteers at The University of Southern Mississippi
are urging their co-workers and students to give generously to this
year's United Way Campaign, currently underway on campus.
Way supports a variety of community outreach programs, including
the Boys and Girls Club and the Domestic Abuse Shelter. At Southern
Miss, the Children's Center for Communication and Development and
the Dubard School receive support from United Way.
Way has provided countless benefits to our community, helping those
in need and supporting programs for our youth," said Karen
Reidenbach, director of the Southern Miss United Way campaign. "You
can see the impact their support has right here on campus when you
visit the Dubard School or the CCCD."
are targeting a goal of 80 percent participation or more by faculty,
staff and students and ask that donors consider taking advantage
of the payroll deduction option as a convenient way to participate
in the campaign. There is no minimum on a payroll deduction. For
those who are paid biweekly, the deduction will come out of the
second check each month.
Center for Communication and Development has been a United Way agency
for 30 years," said Margaret Butross-Brinegar, director of
the center. "The contributions provide teacher assistants as
well as physical, occupational and speech therapy, specialized toys
and adaptive furniture and equipment. United Way provides a vital
role in serving children with disabilities and their families in
the most comprehensive way possible."
honored and privileged to have been a part of the United Way since
the Dubard School was founded in 1962," said Dr. Maureen Martin,
director of the school. "Their support has meant a great deal
over the years to many children with severe communication disorders."
For more information
on how to help with the campaign and the services United Way provides
to Hattiesburg and Southern Miss communities, contact Karen Reidenbach
at (601) 266-4082.