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Past Volunteer Projects

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We've Got You Covered

It was obvious that Celia's home was in very bad condition. There were gaping holes in the kitchen ceiling. Looking up, one could see blue sky... and that was only the beginning.

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UNF Ospreys’ Spring Break Adventure

From sandy beaches to mud puddles... a recent volunteer group shared a very rewarding experience during their Spring Break.

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Young Women's Retreat Fosters Feelings of Gratitude from Participants

Seventeen young ladies from five of our parishes came together recently to work with the Volunteer Program during the Young Women’s Retreat.

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Young Men's Retreat Yields Huge Results

Twenty-two young men from five of our parishes participated in the Young Men’s Service Retreat a few weeks ago. The teens worked for a solid week in the Mississippi heat and humidity on two challenging projects.

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St Ignatius Volunteer Group Opens Doors

The Ignatius group was able to come in and widen the interior doors so that Ms. D could easily maneuver throughout the house. Additionally, they created a landing path at the end of her wheelchair ramp so that she would not have to deal with the treachery of the yard on her excursions outside the home.

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Volunteer Program In Full Swing

We know you have a deep desire to help the poor. With your gifts to Sacred Heart Southern Missions we use your support to do just that.

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Look For Me Not In Far Off Lands

No running water, holes in the floors, blankets for doors. Sounds like a third world country. The reality is these people are in the USA, the land of plenty. Some are right here in northern Mississippi. Take Jackie, for instance….

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This Is How Ivy Rolls

Among the people who live in Mississippi, more struggle to afford the food they need than in any other state in the nation. That heartbreaking ranking has remained unchanged for the last six years straight.

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You Gave Marvin Freedom

As you so often prove, hearing the cry of the poor always requires listening.

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Your Giving Extends Our Outreach

When her leaky roof ruined her bed, a good night's sleep was all but a dream. But this 70 year-old now rests comfortably because of our generous donors...

See Why Casandra Was Recently Moved To Tears

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Sometimes Less Is More

As you so often prove, hearing the cry of the poor always requires listening.

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Local Volunteers Put Faith in Action

It was not until the floor underneath the fridge started to sag and become ‘spongy’ that Ms. B became alarmed about the leak under her refrigerator.

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