Give back in DeSoto County this December

Here are some local volunteer opportunities for December courtesy of Maddox Foundation Volunteer Center.

Register as a volunteer on and access these and other local volunteer opportunities.

All month long:
Mid-South Toys for Tots Christmas Drive Continues
The USMC Reserve continues its annual Toys for Tots Christmas Drive. Volunteer behind the scenes organizing and facilitating the donation process.
Sign up here.

December 3 – 11
Fill Angel Bags for Distribution, Walls

Filling Christmas Angel Bags with goodies in Walls at the Sacred Heart Southern Missions warehouse any time between 9:00AM and 3:00PM.
Sign up here.

December 12
Mobile Food Distribution at the Landers Center, Southaven. 

Hundreds of DeSoto county families are served with food boxes to supplement their budget.
Volunteers are asked to arrive at 1:30PM and work until 5:00PM. Volunteers sort food, fill boxes, and place in cars during a drive-through distribution. The distribution is outside so dress for the weather.
Sign up here.

December 13
Palmer Home for Children Christmas Open House, Lake Cormorant

The Palmer Home Christmas Open House is December 13 from 5-7 p.m. It is a come & go event and there will be light food, hot chocolate, and cookies! This evening will also feature a special performance by their very own choir, the Treblemakers, and a short message by their President, Drake Bassett. They invite you to come join them and learn more about Palmer Home for Children. Then they invite you to learn more about volunteer needs at Palmer Home.
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December 15
Distribute Angel Bags, Hernando and Olive Branch

Distribution of Angel Bags at the Sacred Heart Southern Missions Social Service offices between 9:00AM and 12:00 Noon in Hernando, Olive Branch, Tunica, or Holly Springs.
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