Hattiesburg - The Greater Pine Belt foundation is partnering with Mississippi Day of Giving.
This is an effort to unite mississippians around strong-hearted causes and help non-profit organizations connect to larger communities. Pine Belt Foundation Executive Director, Theresa Erickson gave her thoughts about the big day.
"It's about uniting all Mssissippians to come together and to think about one day of giving to support non-profit organizations to help them with their sustainability. There are over 700 non-profit organizations that have already signed up. Any non-profit organization can sign up. They just need to go to Mississippi Day of Giving. It's very simple to sign up."
39 Hattiesburg non-profit organizations have already signed up, and already $200,000 has been raised ahead of the Mississippi Day of Giving, which is this Saturday.