Unity in Mississippi: donated tractor trailer truck load 14 Pallets of roof shingles to Hattiesburg, Mississippi Severe Weather - Tornado Outbreak - Hattiesburg Ms Feburary 10, 2013 Over 570 homes destroyed or sustained major damage. Three shelters remain open for affected residents:
· Forrest County Community 361 Shelter on U.S. 49 South in Hattiesburg.
· Petal Civic Center at 712 South Main Street in Petal.
· Lamar County Multipurpose Center at 99 Central Industrial Rd. in Purvis. Residents of storm-affected areas that have immediate needs can call 2-1-1 and register (alternate number: 866-472-8265). Representatives with 2-1-1 will call when their needs can be met.
People interested in volunteering to assist with the clean-up are encouraged to sign up with the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service at www.volunteermississippi.org or by calling 1-888-353-1793. (2/12/13)