How to Donate
The Children's Center offers services to families at no charge. In order to do this, the Center relies heavily on financial contributions from companies and individuals. The following are available ways to donate to The Children's Center.
Annual Fund – Donations to the Southern Miss Annual Fund may be designated for The Children's Center, either into an endowed scholarship or for immediate use including direct services, professional development, or other needs of the Center.
Planned Giving – Planned giving is an excellent way for donors to make an important and lasting gift to The Children's Center while gaining unique financial advantages for themselves. Planned gift options include life insurance gifts, charitable bequests in a will, Life Estate gifts, gift annuities, remainder trusts, lead trusts, revocable trusts and retirement plans.
Single Gifts - One time gifts are the easiest way to contribute to The Children's Center, and are available with a variety of options:
- Cash / Checks - All physical donations should be directed to the USM Foundation. Be sure to designate The Children's Center for all contributions. Donations should be sent to the USM Foundation, 118 College Drive Box 5020, Hattiesburg, MS 39406.
- Online Contributions - Donations may be accepted online via the following link: Donate Online. When filling out the secure online form, be sure to select "The Children's Center" in the select designation box.