USO - South Texas


From their About Us page:

The USO (United Service Organizations) lifts the spirits of America’s armed forces and their families. We provide a touch of home to troops wherever they serve through centers at airports and military bases around the world, top quality entertainment and innovative programs and services tailored to meet the needs of troops and their families. The USO is not a government agency and relies on the generosity of the American people. The USO is also supported by Worldwide Strategic Partners AT&T Inc., BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Clear Channel Communications, The Coca-Cola Company, Gallery Furniture, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, S & K Sales Co. and TriWest Healthcare Alliance. Other corporate donors, including the United Way and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC-11381), have joined millions of individual donors to support the USO.

Cinderella's Closet

The USO South Texas collects and donates gowns to military spouses for wear at the military balls throughout the year.

Military spouses and volunteer seamstresses are invited to the Bippity Boppity Bash to try on and get fitted for any alterations needed.

The USO South Texas will pick up any donations.

Types of dresses accepted:

  • Ball Gowns
  • Cocktail Dresses
  • Evening Gowns

Cinderella's Closet would love to have volunteers donate their sewing skills so that the program may offer alterations for anyone who needs them.

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Marguerite Sours Foundation Hunting and Fishing Trips

For 10 years the Marguerite Sours Foundation has been dedicated to introducing active duty military to the natural beauty and wildlife of the Coastal Bend by contributing hunting and fishing trips through the USO of South Texas.

Fishing Trips

  • Available year round
  • Trips for up to four active duty military personnel
  • Book two weeks to one month in advance
  • Arrangements made by USO of South Texas
  • Guided by Ben Wells

Hunting Trips

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USO Food Pantry

The newest program offered by the USO of South Texas exists because of fundraising efforts of the Nueces County Veteran's Affairs Committee and item collections by the City of Corpus Christi Senior Volunteers.

Items available

  • Non perishable food items
  • Individually wrapped snack
  • Baby items

How it works

  • USO picks up any donations
  • Active duty military families are free to take what they need

Volunteers are always needed!


Career Phase:
  • Active Duty or Deployed
Discharges Allowed:
  • No Minimum Discharge
Military Branch:
  • All/Any
Programs for Family Members:
Service Counties:
  • Kleberg
  • Nueces
Services Category:
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Basic - Food
VA Disability Rating Requirement:
  • No Disability Requirement
Vet Plus: