United Way Of The Pine Belt Region Belt Region
Our mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another.
THE HISTORY OF UNITED WAY OF THE PINE BELT REGION
United Way of the Pine Belt Region was established on August 8, 1958 under the name Jones County United Givers Fund, Inc. Stewart J. Gilchrist was elected as the first President of the organization. At the time of establishment, Jones County United Givers Fund, Inc. was located right behind the old Laurel Federal on 5th Avenue in Laurel, Mississippi which is now BancorpSouth Bank.
OUR CAUSES AND DONATIONS
We win by living United. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against their community’s most daunting social crises. Join us in our efforts by donating now.
WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
UNITED WAY OF THE PINE BELT REGION’S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
Understanding the diverse makeup of our community, it is our sincere desire to serve all those in need. United Way of the Pine Belt Region will not discriminate against anyone regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. We recognize the structural racism, ethnic discrimination and other forms of oppression have contributed to racial disparities that have existed in the past and persist in the present.
United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. In order to live better, we must LIVE UNITED