Greater Good Prevails for Mississippi Wash House


by Rebecca Turner, Our Mississippi Home

Laundromats, also known as washhouses, are cornerstones of communities, whether realized or not. For many families, the luxury of washing their clothes at home doesn’t exist, so they rely on loading up the laundry in the car and going to a facility. Once looked at as time wasted while washing clothes is now seen as an opportunity to supply essential hygienic resources, empower local entrepreneurs, and enable intergenerational learning and development, thanks to the Pierre family.

Lily Faye Butler Pierre, the co-founder, was an engineer, entrepreneur, educator, and philanthropist. She was born in Edwards, Mississippi, and co-founded an IT professional services firm with her husband, Edward Pierre. They worked together to serve clients all over the world. They returned to Mississippi…

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