Be The Greater Good

 

Be the Greater Good

 

Are you interested in giving back to the community while gaining valuable leadership skills?

 

 

2020 Give Awards

Give 2020

 

Be the Greater Good

Be the Greater Good Red

 

Are you interested in giving back to the community while gaining valuable leadership skills?

What's New

  • Give Awards 2020

      THE GOVERNOR'S INITIATIVE FOR VOLUNTEER EXCELLENCE (GIVE) AWARDS celebrate the exemplary work of Mississippi's most dedicated citizens. This award program, presented by Volunteer Mississippi in partnership with the Governor's Office, recognizes and...

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  • Karla Edwards: Jackson Free Press Person of the Day

    "At a time of social need, when Americans of all ages are looking for ways to give back, we need to be ready to engage all those who answer the call to serve." Karla Edwards is the embodiment of this! Volunteer Mississippi is so excited for Karla...

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Inspiration

  • “Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.” -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “It's not about how hard you can hit; it's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” -- Rocky Balboa

  • “Give me a place to stand, and I will move the world.” -- Archimedes

  • “Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” -- Robert F. Kennedy

  • “Love cannot remain by itself -- it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action, and that action is service.” -- Mother Theresa

  • “Umumtu Ngumuntu Ngamuntu -- I am a person through other people. My humanity is tied to yours.” -- Ubuntu, Zulu proverb

Upcoming Events

  • National Family Volunteer Day

    November 22nd, Statewide

    National Family Volunteer Day is held the Saturday before Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday season with giving and service. It is a great day to enjoy...

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  • 2020 Give Awards Nomination Deadline

    December 5th,

    THE GOVERNOR'S INITIATIVE FOR VOLUNTEER EXCELLENCE (GIVE) AWARDS celebrate the exemplary work of Mississippi's most dedicated citizens. This award program...

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  • Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service Board Meeting

    December 13th, Fairview Inn, Jackson, MS

       

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