The Big Giveaway 2017

The Big Giveaway is one of our annual traditions where new International Students can come to the Anderson campus of Grace Bible Church and pick up furniture, household items, bedding and more ... all for free! 

Why We Do It:

We want to show the love of Christ to International Students and their families, and welcome them to the US. Many students only come with a suitcase, and we are blessed to bless these newly-arrived student with these items!

How You Can Help:

You can help by donating items (see list below), volunteering, meeting new international students and praying for God to work through this event! 

Items we accept:
  • Furniture
  • Working Bicycles
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Mattresses
  • Small Appliances
  • Dishes/Kitchen Items
  • Children's Items
  • Clean Linens (bedding, towels, etc.)
  • Household Goods
  • Gently-used Items
Please do NOT donate:
  • Washers/Dryers
  • Refrigerators
  • Printers
  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Worn & Torn Items

Important Dates/Times/Locations: 

Volunteers needed! Registration below.

THE "BIG GIVEAWAY 2017":

The Main Event! Help in a variety of ways on Saturday, August 26, from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.  

Drop Off Donations:

May Drop Offs: Volunteers will be at the gate directing cars to other volunteers at the units who will help them unload.
          
When -- Thursday, May 11, 4 - 7 p.m.; Friday, May 12, noon - 4 p.m.; and
                          Saturday, May 13, noon - 4 p.m.
          Where -- Metro Mini Storage - 3101 Texas Ave. South, College Station, TX 77845
          
June Drop Offs:
          
When -- Friday, June 30, noon - 7 p.m.
          Where -- Metro Mini Storage - 3101 Texas Ave. South, College Station, TX 77845

August Drop Offs:
          
When -- Thursday - Sunday, August 10-12  
          Where -- Grace Bible Church, Anderson College Auditorium: 701 Anderson St. College Station

The "Big Move":

Help move donated items from our storage units to the College Auditorium at the Grace Anderson Campus on Sunday, August 20, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The "Big Sort":

Help organize and sort donated items on Tuesday - Thursday, August 22 - 24, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (time slots available!).

Questions? Contact:

biggiveaway@grace-bible.org

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