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2012-05-27 16.40.26
November 2014
BigHouse Newsletter
Connecting the needs of foster families with the generosity of the community through the love of Jesus Christ.

Beach Trip Recap
We had a blast with 23 families on our largest beach retreat yet! The weather was perfect and everyone had a great time. BIG THANKS to everyone who sponsored kids, donated food, and volunteered to work the trip so the parents could relax a little more.

Fall "Fun" Raiser
November Shopping Banner

Join the fun and pick out gifts for your friends and family, and a portion of your purchase will help BigHouse! Each consultant has set up specific shopping pages for the fundraiser so you'll know your purchase gets counted. Click on the picture above to find the links.

BigHouse will be CLOSED Nov. 24-27 for Thanksgiving.


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Santa's Workshop

Our main holiday event this year will be our Santa's Workshop for BigHouse families. We have room for 100 families, so we're hoping that foster families from other parts of Alabama will attend in addition to our local families. To make this happen we need LOTS of help! Here are some ways you can get involved:
  • Volunteer to help with set-up on Friday, Dec. 12th (2 hour shifts from 10am - 6pm)
  • Volunteer to help kids shop for their family members on Sat., Dec. 13th (2 hour shifts from 7:45am - 6pm)
  • Volunteer in another area (childcare, giftwrapping, parents' shopping area) on Sat., Dec. 13th (2 hr shifts from 7:30am - 6pm)
  • Donate refreshments for our shoppers and volunteers
  • Donate gift wrapping supplies (bags, tissue paper, boxes, tape, wrapping paper, bows, gift tags)
  • Donate new, small gift items for any age (kids, teens, adults) $1-$5
  • Donate teen gift items $5-$30
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