Toward Home is a non-profit organization created in response
to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
that the larger relief organizations have affected their
roles, STH looks to fill the gaps, as there is still much
that is left undone.
Toward Home works in collaboration with several other organizations
to repair and rebuild the Gulf Coast. To date our work has
focused entirely on the town of Pass Christian, Mississippi.
To help a community recover, we must care for the individuals.
As we all know, Katrina did not discriminate, and has left
victims of every description in its wake.
the leadership of Executive Director Amy Hardee and by teaming
with other organizations, STH has been involved in helping
hundreds of families get back in their homes. We have also
participated in other projects within the community including
up and tree work to help “the Pass” recover from
the storm. Now that we are closing the repair phase of recovery
we are entering into the building phase. We are focused on
building homes for many elderly, disabled and single parent
families, many of whom are still living in trailers.
I’m Shirley Biagas, and I’ve been living in Mississippi for seventy-eight years – my whole life. I’m widowed, but I have a daughter, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. I’m a member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Pass Christian.
This holiday season we all have much to be thankful for and South Toward Home is no exception. We are so grateful for all of the volunteers and partner organizations we have had the honor to work with over the last three years. We also owe the City of Pass Christian a huge debt of gratitude for...
are excited to announce the launch of our new South
Toward Home Blog. Join us in sharing the progress
to repair and rebuild the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.
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you can’t join us in person for one of our “Roof
Raiser” Events (which we highly encourage you to do),
please feel free to make a donation directly to South Toward
Home. Every bit counts. Each dollar donated goes
directly toward rebuilding.