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Community Service

Upcoming Service Events



Contact one of the following:

Jennifer Lewis, USM AOP Community Service Chair

Cathy Ventura, Community Service Member

Karen Shaw, USM AOP Gulf Coast Co-Coordinator and Community Service Member

Mary Maner, USM AOP Gulf Coast Co-Coordinator and Community Service Member




Eagle's Nest Food Pantry

Volunteers needed Mondays-Wednesdays.  Email jennifer.lewisFREEMississippi for the Doodle poll to sign up.  

Donations are needed for Pantry.  To find out what items are needed and how to donate- please see 


The Pantry is also in need of recycled grocery bags.

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 




On campus

Center for Community Engagement

Eagles Nest Food Pantry 


In Hattiesburg:

Lake Thoreau

Volunteer Match

Wesley Health

Southern Pines- email to find out about ongoing opportunities

Hub City Humane Society Volunteer Group


List of Past Volunteer Events (2019-2020)

Southern Miss Comcast Golf Classic

Date:  10/5/19

Location:  Canebrake Country Club

Description:  Each year, the tournament raises funds for more than 30 scholarships and stipends to benefit Southern Miss students.  Your help is needed to make this year’s event a success.


Eagle's Nest Food Pantry Donation Drive

October 14th through October 24th.

Join the USM Association of Office Professionals in helping stock the Eagle’s Nest Food Pantry.

Items needed include:

  • Canned fruit
  • Canned milk
  • Canned meats (tuna, chicken, etc.)
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Boxed or individual servings of mac and cheese
  • Spaghetti sauce and noodles
  • Shelf-stable prepared meals (beef stew, ravioli, lasagna, vegetarian meals, etc.)
  • Hygiene items (shampoo, toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap, deodorant, etc.)
  • School supplies (pens, 3-hole punched paper, spiral notebooks, etc.)
  • Dog food
  • Baby food 
  • Diapers

Donation boxes in Hattiesburg are located in the following locations:

Barnes and Noble Bookstore (1st floor by registers)
Century Park North (1st floor lobby)
Cook Library (1st floor lobby)
International Building (1st floor inside Einstein Brother’s Bagels/Zoca)
Liberal Arts Building (1st floor lobby)
Moffitt Health Center (lobby)
Payne Center (lobby)
Scianna Hall (1st floor)
Wilber Hall (1st floor lobby)

Donation boxes on the Gulf Park Campus are located in the following locations:

Fleming Education Center (near the 1st floor elevator)
Gulf Coast Library (1st floor lobby)
Hardy Hall (near the One Stop)

For more information about the pantry, see 

To donate to the Pantry's Amazon wishlist- use the link below-  


Interested in Joining Our Committee- Email our Chair, Jennifer%20Lewis

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.  

Community Service

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

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