Volunteer Newsletter: November 14, 2017

Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together, supporting their neighborhoods, communities and the world. Volunteer Starkville will celebrate this day of service on Saturday, November 18, 2017 by partnering with the Society of St. Andrew for a family friendly volunteer opportunity. You can also find a comprehensive list of family friendly volunteer opportunities and a list of ways to give back for the holiday!

Sweet Potato Drop ~ Saturday, November 18th ~ 9:00 AM – 12 PM
Join Volunteer Starkville and the Maroon Volunteer Center for Family Volunteer Day and volunteer at our Sweet Potato Drop on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the MSU Commuter West Parking Lot (next to the Green Houses behind Dorman Hall) near the intersection of Stone and Bully Boulevards on Mississippi State University’s campus from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM or until we finish. 100 volunteers are needed to bag sweet potatoes that will be distributed to local food pantries in the Starkville/Oktibbeha County, West Point/Clay County & Louisville/Winston County communities!
• This is a great volunteer opportunity for families, individuals and small/large groups of all ages!
• Please register to volunteer by contacting Daphne Knox at or 662.268.2865.

**Comprehensive List of Family Friendly Volunteer Opportunities

2017 Guide to Holiday Giving
Looking for the perfect way to give back during the holiday season? Check out our 2017 Guide to Holiday Giving! There are many local nonprofits who have tangible donation needs for their clients as well as seasonal volunteer opportunities. This guide provides information about each nonprofit organization and their specific needs during November & December 2017.

Remember, no matter what you do in our community, making a difference is as simple as volunteering! Take a look below at the ways to become involved in serving our community. Take action and volunteer today! For more information, visit www.volunteerstarkville.org or contact us at 662.268.2865 or 

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