Coast Young Professionals hosting "Walking on Water" the 24th

You can help others and enjoy some exercise! Here's the press release:

Coast Young Professionals (CYP) announces their 14th Annual Walking on Water, a coast-wide philanthropic effort benefiting Feeding the Gulf Coast. CYP is accepting monetary donations now until the Bridge Walk event, which will be held on April 24, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Biloxi- Bay Bridge (Ocean Springs side), to raise awareness for their efforts. CYP will be accepting physical donations of canned goods at the Bridge Walk. The group walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Participants can walk with teams or as an individual with the organization.

Leading up to the main event, CYP will be accepting donations via their online donation link or by their text code, WOW14 to 71777, to help generate funds. They are also seeking Community Teams to join them in their efforts to bridge the gap to hunger. Community Teams can be a group of friends, an organization or a business. Due to Covid-19 concerns, it is not required for Community Teams to walk the bridge in order to support this philanthropic effort.

To create a team, donate to the cause, or more information, please email Coast Young Professionals Director, Lindsay Adkisson Mitchell at or call 228-604-0014.

Coast Young Professionals (CYP) is an organization committed to developing young leaders on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. CYP offers numerous opportunities in professional development, leadership, networking, volunteerism, education and government. Members of CYP are exposed to hundreds of other young professionals gearing up to leave their footprint on the Gulf Coast.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s mission is to CONNECT, INFORM, ADVOCATE and DEVELOP. The mission is accomplished through a partnership with the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce, Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, and Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce. Additional divisions of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc., include Coast Young Professionals, Leadership Gulf Coast, Coast Centurion Association, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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