Fundraising Events and Community Support

Fundraising with The Children's Center

The Children's Center for Communication and Development provides services to families at no cost.  To underwrite these services, the Center must take an active role in raising private support through a variety of fundraising events. 

The following is a brief list of opportunities to contribute to The Children's Center.



The Children's Center is an agency of the following charitable organizations:

  • The United Way of the Pinebelt Region
  • The United Way of Southeast Mississippi
  • The United Givers of Southwest Mississippi

Contributions to these organizations may be designated for The Children's Center.


The Rotary Club of Hattiesburg's Annual Fundraiser, A Night in Italy

The Rotary Club of Hattiesburg supports The Children's Center through A Night in Italy, an annual ticketed spaghetti dinner held each April. This year's event will take place Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Southern Oaks House & Gardens, 1246 Richburg Road, and was well attended by Center and Rotary friends, families and the greater Hattiesburg community.   Please visit our photo gallery to view pictures from this delightful evening. 


Newk's Express Cafe, Third Thursdays

On the third Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Newk's Express Cafe of Hattiesburg donates a portion of its lunch sales to The Children's Center.  Enjoy a delicious lunch and experience the satisfaction of knowing your patronage benefits the Center.