We are in need of household goods such as: pots, pans, toasters, dishes and linens. Please ship us your gently used unwanted goods. We are happy to mail you back a tax receipt.

Shipping address:

Excel Commons
230 W. Main Street
Okolona, MS 38860

Volunteer Opportunities

Fashion Designer 
Sorting clothes at our resale shop and creating fresh new looks for our boutique
Social Media Editor-in-Chief
Manage Excel’s website and online presence to further our community outreach by utilizing social media

Please contact Sister Nancy for more information

Sister Nancy Schreck

College Spring Break Trips

We have hosted meaningful service work and education for college students wanting to make a difference on their spring break. We offer several complementary housing options including a nine-bedroom housing complex (stay with all your friends) and a two-bedroom cottage. Learn more by contacting Sister Liz Brown at excelcmn@bellsouth.net or 662-447-2030.




DePaul University | Chicago, IL
Avila University | Kansas City, MO

Volunteers are the heart of Excel’s programs. We offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities, as there are many needs to be met. Volunteers not only help those in need, but gain a sense of community with the clients and one another.


National Advisory Board


Susan L. Stenander | Advisor


Frances E. Roskam | Ambassador


Over the years, those who believe in our mission and efforts have continued to gift us with service, concern, prayers, moral support and financial assistance.

-Executive Director Sister Liz Brown

We also are grateful for any donations from our wish list: student scholarships, household goods for the One of a Kind Resale Shop, gift cards for student incentives, building and repair projects, Thanksgiving, dinner and bakery supplies or computer upgrades.


We could not do it without you!