Socks and Scivvies Drive

Open Opportunity
This event has been cancelled.


We need your help to collect some essential items for our homeless and economically disadvantaged population. Between now and January 18, we need dedicated volunteers to conduct a drive for socks and underwear (scivvies!) in all sizes for both males and females. You can conduct the drive in whatever manner you choose: ask your friends to bring you the items, ask friends to donate money so you can purchase the items, place a box in a local shop or church and ask people to drop off donations, or some other way we have not thought of!

Then, on January 18, bring your donations to one of two locations in Tupelo between 10:00 and 2:00:
(1) All Saints' Episcopal Church - 608 W. Jefferson St.
(2) Midtown Pointe Food Court - 499 S. Gloster St.

We are asking for new, still-in-the-package donations. The majority of intended recipients will be adults, but children's sizes are welcome as well. If you would like a flyer or digital graphic to help you publicize, please email me at

Thank you for your help!
Requirement Details
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
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