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Cans for Collegiates Campaign- Food Fight for Hunger 

Starts October 1st- Ends November 5th

USM AOP and Sigma Alpha Lambda are partnering from October 1st through November 5th to collect as many cans as possible to help our pantries.

Food insecurity is a reality.  We need to help our students succeed.  Donations are needed on both the Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast Campuses to support our student's academic success.

Donation Boxes

Hattiesburg- Liberal Arts Building, Scianna, Payne Center, Barnes and Noble, Cook Library, Asbury Hall, Century Park North & South, Agora, PowerHouse, Subway
Gulf Coast- Gulf Coast Library, Hardy Hall

QUESTIONS/INTERESTED IN ASSISTING- email jennifer.lewisFREEMississippi  Community Service Chair



USM Eagle's Nest
Across from the stadium ticket office in the Union
Open Monday. Tuesday & Wednesday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m 
Amazon Wish List
For more information about the USM's Eagle Nest call 601.266.6028. 
Wesley Foundation Pantry
Monday through Friday
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Amazon Wishlist 
Walmart Wishlist
For more information about the Wesley Foundation Pantry, call or email 
USM Gulf Coast Pantry
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Amazon Wish List
Walmart Wish List
For more information about the Gulf Park Pantry, call 228.214.3341; or email Langston at  or Elizabeth Hand at

Community Service Members

Cathy Ventura
Marion Jones
Kimberly Wyatt
Karen Shaw
Mary Maner


Email Jennifer%20Lewis, USM AOP Community Service Chair
Homelessness Resources
Need to find a shelter near you.  Check out the Homeless Shelter Near Me Shelter Locator  
or the Homeless Shelter Directory.


Food Insecurity
The Eagle's Nest Food Pantry

The Eagle's Nest Food Pantry needs volunteers Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and some Tuesdays.  Email for the Doodle poll to sign up.  For more information, see The Eagles Nest Food Pantry webpage.

The Pantry also needs donations.  To find out what items are needed and how to donate- please see  

The Pantry is also in need of recycled grocery bags.

Produce Picking at the Kelley Settlement

Every 2 days individuals go at around sunrise to pick produce that is delivered to local pantries, including the Eagle's Nest Food Pantry.  If you are interested in participating, fill out the Contact Me Form. 


Hub City Humane Society

Hub City Humane Society rescues hundreds of dogs each year and finds them homes.  Volunteers are needed to help dogs who will be transported to areas where they are at an increased likelihood of finding a home.  Fosters are also needed.  The shelter is also in need of donations- see the following link-Hub City Humane Society Amazon wish list.

To apply to volunteer, fill out their volunteer application and join their Facebook group by clicking the Volunteer Facebook group link.

To help them raise money, download WoofTrax and select Hub City Humane as your charity.

Southern Pines Animal Shelter

Southern Pines Animal Shelter conducts transports across the country.  They are needing drivers aged 21 or older who have a valid drivers license.  Contact their volunteer coordinator for additional information.

International Students

During this pandemic, our students especially our international students are struggling.  If you would like to be notified of opportunities to help, please email jennifer.lewisFREEMississippi  

Lake Thoreau

Volunteer to help at events.  To find out more, see the Lake Thoreau webpage

Resources for Finding Volunteer Opportunities

Center for Community Engagement
Volunteer Match
Wesley Health 

Check out our Past Events



Interested in Joining Our Committee- Email our Chair, Jennifer Lewis

Need Our Help

Fill out the AOP Community Service Request Form 

If you have a community service event you would like our committee to help staff or need help publicizing your community service, let us know.  We are here to help each other.  


Contact Us

Association of Office Professionals
118 College Drive #5181 Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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