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Julius G. Berry was a community leader who helped transition Tupelo Community Chest to Lee United Neighbors in the early 1960s.  Mr. Berry also served as first chairman and epitomized the United Way mission of increasing the organized capacity of people to care for one another.  He had a sense of humor, a caring for the welfare of his fellow man, a giving of time and money, and set out to leave his part of the world a better place.

The J.G. Berry Volunteer Award recognizes a United Way volunteer who has made a contribution of time, energy, and money in the likeness of Julius G. Berry, a founding member of United Way of Northeast Mississippi.

Use the form below to nominate a volunteer who has made a significant impact in their community.

Click here to see a full list of previous J.G. Berry Award recipients.

J.G. Berry Award Nomination

  • Why does this person deserve the J.G. Berry Award?
  • Your Name