Here are a few volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations that help children and work to end hunger in our state. From ongoing needs to special events, there are many ways Luckyday scholars can make a difference in our Hattiesburg community!
Submitted by Tylicia Grove This past spring break, I took a service trip to Shaw, Mississippi, with USM’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE). Shaw is a small town in a particularly poor section of the Mississippi Delta, made up of primarily minorities. The area is known as a food desert, which means that residents in rural areas have less access to healthy…
Sara Bibbs shares her experience with the Jumpstart Program and asks for others to join her in helping preschool-age children with their language, literacy, and social-emotional skills.
The recently formed student organization EagleTHON hosted their dance marathon and raised $10,000 for Blair E. Batson.