Bulldogs Making a Difference

Register for the 9th Annual Service DAWGS Day

Come join 600+ new friends at the 9th annual Service DAWGS Day!

SDDService DAWGS Day is an annual day of service that engages over 600 volunteers in community service activities within the local community. On Service DAWGS Day, students and volunteers arrive at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore for a brief orientation and light breakfast before being transported to one of over 30 community partner locations to perform 2.5 hours of community service. Just before lunchtime, students are transported back to campus for lunch and other activities.

2018 Volunteer Awards Information

The Maroon Volunteer Center is pleased to offer MSU students the opportunity to earn a volunteer award for service completed anywhere in the state, nation, or even around the world.*
To be considered for an award, create an OrgSync account and start logging your volunteer hours. Click here for step-by-step instructions for logging hours on OrgSync. *Volunteer hours must be verified to be eligible. For more information on the verification process, visit the step-by-step instructions on how to log service hours.

Register for the 2018 Big Event on March 24

The MSU Big Event is a one-day service event for the MSU and Starkville community to roll up their sleeves and GIVE BACK. On March 24 the Student Association and the Maroon Volunteer Center will gather student leaders, faculty, staff, and community members to leave their mark on the local community.

Donate a Block Meal to help a student in need

The Block by Block Meal Program is a virtual food bank providing meal assistance to students who are in need. All students with a valid meal plan can donate one block meal per semester to this program. If you would like to donate a meal to support a student in need, please complete the Block by Block Donation Form.

A student interested in receiving assistance with meals can contact the Maroon Volunteer Center.

MLK Day of Service

January 15, 2018, will mark the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the President’s national call-to-service initiative. It calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems. Honor Dr.